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Huawei P9 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Huawei P9 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Huawei P9 Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2016, April
  • Dimensions: 145 x 70.9 x 7 mm
  • Weight: 144 g
  • Screen: 5.2", IPS-NEO LCD
  • Main Camera: Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM (EVA-L19/EVA-L09)
    64 GB, 4 GB RAM (EVA-L29)
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Huawei P9
Release date 2016, April
Dimensions (HxWxD) 145 x 70.9 x 7 mm | 5.71 x 2.79 x 0.28 in
Weight 144 g | 5.08 oz
Body build Front glass, aluminum body
Colors Ceramic White, Haze Gold, Rose Gold, Titanium Grey, Mystic Silver, Prestige Gold, Red, Blue
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price340 EUR
Screen
Technology IPS-NEO LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.2" inc
Screen area 74.9 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio72.9%
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
Functions Leica optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.4
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat); EMUI 4.1
Chipset - 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 score128963
GeekBench 5 Single Core341
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1033
GeekBench 4 Single Core1709
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core4820
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
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
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
Others
- 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)

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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).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.