Huawei P9 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Huawei P9 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Huawei P9 is a 2016 smartphone. It measures 145 x 70.9 x 7 mm and weighs 144 g. It has a IPS-NEO LCD display measuring 5.2" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 423 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 8 MP. The main camera is Single with 12 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 32 GB, 3 GB RAM (EVA-L19/EVA-L09)
64 GB, 4 GB RAM (EVA-L29) memory. The battery is 3000 mAh.

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Pros and Cons

Huawei P9 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Huawei P9

Release date

2016, April


145 x 70.9 x 7 mm (5.71 x 2.79 x 0.28 in)


144 g (5.08 oz)

Body build

Front glass, aluminum body


Ceramic White, Haze Gold, Rose Gold, Titanium Grey, Mystic Silver, Prestige Gold, Red, Blue


3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Approximate price340 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5.2" inc

Screen area

74.9 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 1920 px

PPI /points per inch/

423 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

12 MP, Single

Camera specs

-12 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1/2.9'', 1.25µm, PDAF & laser AF
-12 MP B/W, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1/2.9'', 1.25µm, PDAF & laser AF


Leica optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR

Video 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front camera, selfie

8 MP, Single


8 MP, f/2.4

Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat); EMUI 4.1


- HiSilicon Kirin 955 (16 nm)

Processor CPU

- Octa-core (4x2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)

Graphics processor GPU

- Mali-T880 MP4

External memory

microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Internal memory

32 GB, 3 GB RAM (EVA-L19/EVA-L09)
64 GB, 4 GB RAM (EVA-L29)

Antutu 7 score 128963 (Rank 245 of 2128)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 341 (Rank 849 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1033 (Rank 991 of 1564)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 1709 (Rank 133 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 4820 (Rank 166 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript3797
GeekBench 4 Battery1725

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (EVA-L09 only)
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 1.43 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging: 44% in 30 min
- Versions: EVA-L09 (EU, LATAM, India, Global Single SIM); EVA-L19, EVA-L29 (Global Dual SIM)
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Huawei. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Huawei may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei P9 was around 340 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, April.
The weight of the Huawei P9 is 144 g.
The screen size of the Huawei P9 is 5.2" inches.
The size of the Huawei P9 is 145 x 70.9 x 7 mm (HxWxD).

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