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Huawei P9

Specifications

Huawei P9
Huawei P9 (P9 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
, LPDDR4
Display
5.2 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 424 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, 10 multi-touch points, IPS-NEO, JDI, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, , 23.22 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: combo headphone and microphone jack (3.5 mm), Card Reader: Micro-SD max. 128 GB (SD, SDHC, SDXC), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: proximity sensor, rotation sensor, accelerometer and G sensor, digital compass, Wifi Direct, OTG, Miracast
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (band 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 19), LTE Cat. 6 (band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 39 and 40), LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 6.95 x 145 x 70.9 ( = 0.27 x 5.71 x 2.79 in)
Battery
11.46 Wh, 3000 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 3.82 volts, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 33 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 18 h, Standby 2G (according to manufacturer): 526 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 566 h
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix (Leica dual camera, Summarit-H 27 mm f/2.2 ASPH, BSI CMOS, 2-color LED flash, Full HD video)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix (f/2.4)
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual, modular power supply, USB cable, SIM tool, headset, EMUI 4.1, phone manager, HiCare, health, designs, mirror, compass, recorder, memo, 36 Months Warranty, USB Type-C, fanless
Weight
144 g ( = 5.08 oz / 0.32 pounds), Power Supply: 64 g ( = 2.26 oz / 0.14 pounds)
Price
569 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 84.09% - good
Average of 60 scores (from 119 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 84%, features: 82%, display: 86% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Huawei P9

89.5% Huawei P9 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Leica style. Huawei relies entirely on the camera in the P8’s successor, and once again sets up an impressive overall package. The new showcase smartphone is even higher quality and the battery is also larger. However, there is still room for improvement. Update: firmware B391 adds a moments feature to the camera app.
Huawei P9 review – a smartphone you want to find under the Christmas tree
Source: Laptop Media English
Even though it was announced in the first half of this year, Huawei P9 has all it takes to be among the best offers on the market. The Chinese manufacturer is right behind Apple and Samsung, and each new smartphone they come up with is bound to trigger our interest. Huawei P9 has a 5.2-inch Full HD display which is more than enough for good image detail. Additionally, we did not record harmful pulsations which means that working with this device will not cause eye fatigue. What is also impressive is the battery performance in all of our durability tests.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/03/2016
88% Huawei P9 review: Another solid Android choice for some
Source: Techaeris English
The Huawei P9 doesn’t stand out amongst the crowd, even with its Leica cameras. Rather, it stands with the crowd of mid-range devices asking for you to maybe pick it as your next device. Yes, the Huawei P9 is worth a look at. No, it doesn’t offer something more the competition isn’t offering too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/13/2016
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 90% performance: 85% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
Huawei P9 Review
Source: T Break English
The P9 has a lot going for it – capable innards, a dual-camera setup that truly delivers in the right conditions and a great design. There are other options in the same price category like the extremely capable OnePlus 3 and Le Max 2.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/06/2016
Huawei P9 & Huawei P9 Plus Review: First Impressions
Source: Know Your Mobile English
I like that there are two models, though the only difference, bar size, is to do with RAM and storage. I also like the effort, attention and innovative nature of the camera aboard both these handsets, and the fact that Huawei has kept the imaging the same on both models (take note, Apple).
Comparison, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 09/23/2016
82% Huawei P9 Review
Source: Techniqued English
Huawei P9 is an excellent all-round device with great looks and terrific camera performance. If you are in the market for a flagship phone good performance and great camera, without a doubt, Huawei P9 should be on your list.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 70% performance: 85% display: 85% mobility: 70% workmanship: 95%
Camera comparison: Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Huawei P9, what's the difference?
Source: Tech Nave English
So there you have it, these are the differences between the iPhone 7 Plus and Huawei P9/P9 Plus. Personally for me, I'm still a big fan of the P9 cameras, although I still have not tested the iPhone 7 series yet, but I was impressed by Apple's new software nonetheless, but what about you? Let's discuss. Thanks for reading and stay tuned for more comparisons at Technave.com!
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 09/15/2016
Huawei P9 second opinion: A well-rounded smartphone with a brilliant camera
Source: Android Central English
The latest flagship smartphone from Huawei, the P9, has a lot of things going for it in tandem to offer a great Android smartphone experience, along with arguably the best mobile photography credibility a smartphone has offered yet.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/09/2016
Is it the Ultimate Phone Camera?
Source: Mobygyaan English
HUAWEI P-series succeeded its flagship variants consistently. P9 convinced us with the image quality of its Leica Dual Camera, amazing application performance, and good IPS display, and finally the strong battery life for a flagship. In addition, P9 comes with 2 years warranty.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2016
80% Not the best value proposition, but the P9 has a lot going for it
Source: Tech2.in.com English
Huawei had us impressed with the Nexus 6P last year and now with its official flagship – the Huawei P9 – it has done it again. The Huawei P9 offers a complete package in terms of excellent looks, slim form factor, great camera, good battery life, fast finger print scanner, fast performance and more. Lack of quick charging and below average on board speakers are the only shortcomings that stand out.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 80% features: 75% display: 75% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80%
Camera review: Huawei P9 is not picture perfect, but gets close
Source: Live Mint English
Huawei’s P9 is one of the rare smartphones that use Leica branding, which is well known in the photography ecosystem. Leica has lent its insight and imaging algorithm to the phone’s cameras, but not made the hardware. The other big highlight of P9’s camera is that it comes with dual 12-megapixel lenses.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/29/2016
Huawei P9 Benchmarks
Source: Gadget Diary English
As you can see, Huawei P9 achieved good scores in all the benchmark tests. It is clearly one of the most powerful smartphones available in the market. The phone can handle multi-tasking and high-end gaming without any issues. So, if you want a phone with great performance, you can definitely check out Huawei P9.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/24/2016
Huawei P9 Review
Source: Tech Guru Daily English
The P9 has a lot going for it – capable innards, a dual-camera setup that truly delivers in the right conditions and a great design. There are other options in the same price category like the extremely capable OnePlus 3 and Le Max 2.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/22/2016
Review: Huawei P9, premium phone at a sharp price
Source: Bill Bennett English
The P9 is a clear step up from the P8. It has everything you might need in a phone and plenty of polish. At NZ$9001, the price is right. You get a lot of value. For most Android fans this would be a better purchase than a Galaxy S7.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/21/2016
Huawei P9
Source: Tech Smart English
Aiming for the worldwide number one spot in five years’ time, the company certainly has its work cut out for it and the P9 puts the company on the right track. However, with other smartphone manufactures also tipped to boast dual lenses in future, and Samsung’s innovation on edge-screens starting to pay off, what Huawei will come up with next is the big question.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/19/2016
Huawei P9 with Dual Leica Lens Review
Source: Fone Arena English
The Huawei P9 is a perfect example of a smartphone that suggests its not just about the specifications but its how you use what you have. The P9 has possibly the best camera on the market right now and its most definitely the most interesting one since it allows you to be quite creative. The f2.2 aperture seemed inadequate to me but in reality, its more than needed and bests some phones with larger apertures too. The rest of the phone too is top notch and if I would like to change one thing on the phone, it would be the single SIM slot.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/19/2016
90% Huawei P9 Review
Source: Ubergizmo English English
To me, the design and the camera are the best assets of the Huawei P9. Although Huawei has been making astonishing progress in both product design and brand recognition, the Huawei P9 remains confronted to formidable competitors. To end up on a good note, Huawei also has the Huawei P9 Plus, which is the same hardware platform, but with a 5.5” FHD AMOLED display and a 3400 mAh battery!
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
Best Flagship Smartphone?
Source: Gadget Diary English
The phone is a great package with everything included in one. You have a great camera, great screen, decent battery life and a good build quality. The phone is priced at Rs. 39,999, which some users might think is expensive but it is still more affordable than many other flagship smartphones. So, if you want a great device under 40,000 INR than P9 is definitely one of the top choices.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/18/2016
80% An extraordinary camera is what stands out
Source: The Indian Express English
Huawei P9 is an epitome to the fact that Chinese smartphone makers can innovate. Huawei P9 offers great design, decent performance and battery life and an extremely capable camera. Huawei P9 is definitely not in the league of Samsung’s Galaxy S7 range or Apple’s latest iPhone lineup, but it definitely works like advertised.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei P9 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Huawei P9 is a good phone with great looks and an excellent camera, but it isn't quite the all-rounder that other current flagship phones have proven to be. The display and software aren't even among the best we've seen, and the phone is indeed a bit overpriced in our opinion at Rs. 39,999. Additionally, despite the camera being fantastic, it isn't without its shortcomings; there's no optical image stabilisation or 4K video capability.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
80% For the shutterbugs
Source: Gadget Show English
Arguably Huawei's best effort in the smartphone market till date, the P9 has a lot going for it. The smartphone has fairly powerful innards, and a dual-camera setup that (in the right conditions) is capable of capturing some amazing shots, all encased in a chassis that's a sight to behold.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei is on top form
Source: PC Pro English
In fact, given the sheer all-round quality of the P9 it's a fantastically capable phone for the money. It's tough to argue with an attractive, capable smartphone that undercuts much of its competition on price, yet still packs in a superb camera, good performance and a whole heap of premium features. This is a huge leap forward for Huawei, and on this evidence the other big-name manufacturers should start to worry – it's not perfect, but the P9 is a force to be reckoned with.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% A solid smartphone - but it won't change the way you see the world
Source: T3 English
I like the Huawei P9, but I think it's a bold claim to say it'll change the way you see the world. It's well made, it's a really solid performer, but that camera isn't as good as they promised.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei P9 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The P9 is the best Huawei phone to date. The Leica-branded camera may not fully deliver on Huawei’s claims, but it’s still as good, if not better than, most competing phone cameras. The P9 doesn’t quite match competing handsets, such as the Galaxy S7, when it comes to its other hardware, but with a £449 starting price it’s over £100 cheaper than its key rivals. The phone’s nippy performance, robust build quality, and solid battery life mean it will meet most users’ needs.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/22/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
All about control: Huawei P9 camera review
Source: DP Review English
The P9 is also capable of some other dual-camera tricks that we've seen before, such as simulating shallow depth-of-field. While the camera is no doubt one of the most interesting we have seen this year, with an octa-core chipset and fingerprint reader
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/22/2016
80% Huawei P9 review
Source: Techradar English
The Huawei P9 is one of the best looking and performing phones the company has ever produced. There's a lot to love here in terms of the design, the spec and how everything comes together to work. Paired with a kick-ass camera that works perfectly on auto-mode and a fingerprint scanner that boots up the phone in a matter of milliseconds, it's hard not to recommend the Huawei P9.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/14/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei P9 Review
Source: Techspot English
When the Huawei P9 was initially released a few months ago, some complained about its surprisingly high price tag. However, the device can currently be purchased for just under $500, which is a good deal considering the current prices for its competitors. The Galaxy S7 and HTC 10 are both $100 more expensive, while the inferior LG G5 is a similar price. It’s no budget flagship like the OnePlus 3, but the Huawei P9 has enough standout features -- the camera and ergonomic design in particular -- to justify a marginal premium price tag.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei P9
Source: It Pro English
The Huawei P9 is an attractive phone with good battery life at a very reasonable price, but it’s let down by camera niggles and the continuing irritation that is EmotionUI. The P9 therefore just misses out on an unconditional recommendation - especially given the strength of the similarly priced competition which includes the less fussy Nexus 5X and6P although those phones are admittedly missing micro SD card slots.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
OnePlus 3 vs HTC 10 vs Galaxy S7 Edge vs LG G5 vs Huawei P9
Source: V3.co.uk English
The conflict becomes even more confusing with the OnePlus 3 wading into the battle of the 2016 Android handsets. The Samsung Galaxy S7 (along with the S7 Edge) sat atop the Android tree for a long time, but it's becoming increasingly crowded down below. You can't deny the hard work that HTC, Huawei and OnePlus have put in and, while we feel that the LG G5 lags a little behind, it really is anyone's game as we march into the second half of the year.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/17/2016
90% Huawei P9
Source: Gadgetspeak English
I have already outlined the ‘phone’ part of this latest offering from Huawei on the 18th April. At the time I said I would tell you about the cameras when I had more time to study them. So here goes the camera are very good as they are made by Leica.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 100%
Killer Leica-branded camera earns its place among the 2016 flagships
Source: Gizmag English
We're perhaps more excited about where Huawei goes from here. If it can build on the leap forward it's made with the P9, improve its modifications to Andriod (or lose them altogether) and get distribution in the US arranged (at a reasonable price), then the P10 should be one to look out for.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/17/2016
70% What We Like, What We Don't
Source: Tom's Guide English
There's a lot to like about the Huawei P9, particularly if you focus on its outstanding camera. The Leica-engineered two-camera setup delivers crisp, detailed shots along with several modes that should please more demanding photographers. The trouble is, Samsung's Galaxy S7 phones sport powerful cameras, too — and those devices have enough battery power to put in a full day's work and play. The P9 does some other things well, including its versatile fingerprint sensor, but its subpar endurance means you should consider Android alternatives before you fork over this kind of money.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/11/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Huawei is on top form
Source: PC Pro English
The P9 costs £449 SIM free and the P9 Plus is £549 inc VAT, which is very reasonable for this calibre of phone. However, you can pick it up for much less if you shop around and buy it in tandem with a PAYG or monthly SIM deal. For instance, pick up a Huawei P9 from O2 along with the PAYG deal of your choice, and the 32GB model is only £370 – that's £110 cheaper than our current favourite phone, the Huawei-built Nexus 6P, and dramatically cheaper than the other high-end smartphone rivals.
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
89% Huawei P9 – Review
Source: Cool Smartphone English
My only problems were with the power management and the fact that some of the icons got adjusted when I changed the themes. I also found, as you’ll probably have seen in the video above, that sometimes I kept missing the buttons within the camera interface. People have also mentioned the EMUI interface but I’ve not found it getting in the way too much. The lack of an app drawer wasn’t a deal breaker for me and I soon settled into it being my daily driver.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 89% mobility: 89% workmanship: 95%
82% Huawei P9 Review
Source: Phandroid English
There’s certainly a lot to like about the Huawei P9. It’s the best looking phone Huawei has ever made and the attention to detail in its build is commendable. The Huawei P9 is not on the same level as the Samsung Galaxy S7, HTC 10 or LG G5, but it’s pretty close. The one thing that makes the P9 so attractive is that it has the refinement of a flagship smartphone without the hefty cost. Buying the phone in Europe should only set you back €450, significantly less than what you’d pay if you purchased the previously mentioned flagship smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/09/2016
Rating: Total score: 82%
80% The flagship and the folly
Source: Pocket Lint English
The P9 is a step above and beyond last year's P8. It's got cleaner software, ample power, decent (albeit sometimes quirky) cameras, the best fingerprint scanner on the market, and a variety of features that successfully place it in among the flagship runnings. We've even found the monochrome camera to be fun - not that anyone was ever asking for it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei P9
Source: Gadgetspeak English
As with some other Huawei smartphones that have come my way, the P9 was delivered to me without any documentation. Fortunately you can go online and download the necessary User Manual and Quick Start documentation for this particular device in order to gain the full benefit of this well designed and attractive smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80%
80% Huawei P9
Source: It Pro English
The Huawei P9 is an attractive phone with good battery life at a very reasonable price, but it’s let down by camera niggles and the continuing irritation that is EmotionUI. The P9 therefore just misses out on an unconditional recommendation - especially given the strength of the similarly priced competition which includes the less fussy Nexus 5X and6P although those phones are admittedly missing micro SD card slots.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% An impressive Android flagship with a gorgeous design and an innovative dual-lens camera
Source: PC Advisor English
When comparing the P9 to other flagships, it’s important to remember the £449 price which makes it considerably cheaper than many of its rivals (but not the identically priced Nexus 6P that's also made by Huawei). Overall, we're impressed with the phone: it's well built, feels good and looks good. The cameras aren't the absolute best out there, it doesn't top the charts in game tests and the screen isn't Quad HD, but these minor quibbles are outweighed not only by the price but also because, unlike the Nexus, the P9 lets you stick in a microSD card to expand the storage. If you can afford it, the Galaxy S7 is a better phone overall, but this is a great choice if you can't.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 90%
77% New phone, familiar tricks
Source: Engadget English
If there's one feature that will convince you to buy Huawei's P9, it's the clever camera. Two separate sensors let you take gorgeous, native monochrome images and play around with depth of field, not to mention other fun and useful shooting modes. Performance is also one of the P9's strong suits, but otherwise you're getting a fairly iterative upgrade lacking in flagship finesse.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/25/2016
Rating: Total score: 77%
87% A great phone for photography enthusiasts, and a good device for smartphone enthusiasts
Source: Android Authority English
The Huawei P9 certainly ticks a lot of the right boxes. It’s thin, has a decent sized battery, offers great performance and is a good improvement over its predecessor. The problem with the wide spread adoption of Huawei’s smartphones seems to be EMUI.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/22/2016
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 90% display: 87% mobility: 84% workmanship: 90%
80% Huawei P9 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The P9 is the best Huawei phone to date. The Leica-branded camera may not fully deliver on Huawei’s claims, but it’s still as good, if not better than, most competing phone cameras. The P9 doesn’t quite match competing handsets, such as the Galaxy S7, when it comes to its other hardware, but with a £449 starting price it’s over £100 cheaper than its key rivals. The phone’s nippy performance, robust build quality, and solid battery life mean it will meet most users’ needs.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
A Premium Mid-Ranger
Source: Androidbeat English
Finally, ‘Magazine Unlock’ brings up a different image every time you see the lockscreen – always making the phone seem fresh, potentially. Though with the speed of fingerprint unlocking via the back sensor, you may never see the images, making the lockscreen itself almost irrelevant. Maybe it will go the way of the app drawer in time? I don’t want to seem too down on the Huawei P9. If this was an Honor device (Huawei’s consumer brand) and put out at £300 then I’d consider it fabulous value for money and a top buy. At £450 (in the UK, including VAT) though, it’s within striking distance of the top tier devices which out-gun it in terms of screen, imaging, speaker, performance, and brand.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/21/2016
90% Huawei P9 Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
At £449, it’s notably more affordable than the likes of Apple’s and Samsung’s flagships, but that pulls it into the firing line of the likes of Sony’s Xperia Z5. As such it’s more a case of whether you want a thin phone or a waterproof one, more megapixels or a dual camera. The Huawei P9 is the company’s strongest smartphone to date and it’s proven itself to be considered a worthy competitor in the premium space, we can’t wait to see how they take it up a gear next year.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/21/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Huawei P9 Dual Camera Phone
Source: Gadgetspeak English
I attended the launch in a packed venue that if you were at the back or standing you needed binoculars to see the stage. It lasted close to two hours and the first 45 minutes was solely on the phones cameras ability it is produced in conjunction with Leica.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 80%
Huawei P9 review
Source: GSM Arena English
Finally, the P9 continues the improvement of its Emotion UI, on top of the latest Android Marshmallow. The launcher is very intuitive and easy to use, but it has lots of tweaks and customizations settings that will please everyone. The company likes to focus on the user experience, and that's why the P9 has one of the fastest and most accurate fingerprint readers, one of the best IPS displays out there, and a very good battery life. Even the loudspeaker and audio quality performance are doing very well.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/15/2016
75% Huawei P9 Review
Source: Phone Arena English
All in all, Huawei’s new flagship is a good smartphone. Not a ground-breaking one, but a good one nonetheless. Throughout our testing, we did not come across any major, deal-breaking flaws. The UI ran smoothly, the camera worked fine, and the screen, despite its inaccurate color reproduction, got the job done. But at the same time, there doesn’t seem to be anything to make the Huawei P9 stand above the competition. True, its camera can snap pretty pictures once you get the hang of it, but it failed to meet the high expectations set by Huawei’s marketing department.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 75%
80% Huawei P9
Source: It Pro English
The Huawei P9 is an attractive phone with good battery life at a very reasonable price, but it’s let down by camera niggles and the continuing irritation that is EmotionUI. The P9 therefore just misses out on an unconditional recommendation - especially given the strength of the similarly priced competition which includes the less fussy Nexus 5X and6P although those phones are admittedly missing micro SD card slots.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/14/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei P9 review - the ultimate dual-lens camera?
Source: Expert Reviews English
For many people, camera quality is right up there with battery life as one of the most important considerations when choosing a new smartphone. In both regards, the Huawei P9 acquits itself well, and its camera performance in particular is very good indeed. If the camera's your main priority, then the Leica collaboration can be considered a success, and Huawei should be commended for trying to innovate, even if the overall execution of the P9 overall doesn't quite deliver. Huawei’s Emotion UI still proves to be a sticking point, however, and the P9’s general performance isn’t particularly stellar, especially around gaming.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/14/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei P9 review
Source: V3.co.uk English
Let's get this straight. The camera really is the main draw here and Huawei knows it. You're not going to pick up the Huawei P9 on the merits of its specs. It looks nice, and competes with the grunt of its Samsung, Apple, LG and HTC competitors, going on our test results at least.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei P9 review
Source: Stuff TV English
Indeed, no part of the Huawei P9 is bad, but annoyances such as the sometimes frustrating software and somewhat derivative design count against it. And, given that this year’s phone actually gets a £100/€100 price hike over last year’s P8, the fact that the dual-camera star of the show is more Celebrity Big Brother than Ryan Reynolds means it doesn't do enough to challenge the absolute best smartphones out there.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Huawei P9 and P9 Plus hands-on
Source: GSM Arena English
Huawei's charge towards becoming a global brand continues with the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus. Both are sleek metal phones with a powerful chipset and a unique dual-camera setup, the duo is all set to tackle the global flagships.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/06/2016
Huawei P9 hands-on: this device feels like a camera with a phone attached
Source: Android Authority English
The Huawei P9 ticks a lot of boxes but somehow seems, even with the Leica camera, to lack a certain “wow” factor. Sure, it’s thin, has a decent sized battery, looks good and improves in multiple ways over its predecessor, but it feels like something is missing. Perhaps the camera is legitimately so good it will revolutionize smartphone photography, but I can’t shake the feeling that the revolution is meant to feel a little more exciting than this.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/06/2016

Foreign Reviews

82% Huawei P9
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 100%
Huawei P9
Source: Android Pit - 2/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2017
80% Profi-Kamera Mit Telefonfunktion
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
HUAWEI P9
Source: Dual-SIM Handy Test German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/01/2016
84% Smartphone mit Leica-Kamera
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/25/2016
Rating: Total score: 84% features: 90% mobility: 60% workmanship: 100%
Gute Leistung unter 300 Euro
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/24/2016
Huawei P9
Source: eTest German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/19/2016
Mehr als nur ein gutes Kamera-Handy
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/15/2016
Huawei P9
Source: Computerbild - Heft 16/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2016
86% Doppel-Linse, doppelt gut?
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 86% price: 75% performance: 98% features: 78% display: 99% mobility: 64%
Oberklasse-Smartphone mit Leica-Doppelkamera
Source: Notebooksbilliger Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/27/2016
93% Huawei P9
Source: Android Magazin - Heft 4/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 93%
88% Huawei P9
Source: Computerbild - Heft 12/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 88%
91% Huawei P9
Source: Marijan bloggt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 91% display: 95% mobility: 90%
Huawei P9 mit Dual-Kamera im Langzeittest
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/06/2016
Das Flaggschiff, das nur teilweise High-End ist
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/02/2016
Huawei P9
Source: Android Pit - Heft 7/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2016
Qualität statt Megapixel
Source: Billiger-telefonieren.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/30/2016
80% Huawei P9
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/25/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Huawei P9
Source: c't - Heft 11/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/15/2016
Huawei P9
Source: Smart Checker German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/11/2016
90% So schlägt sich das Huawei P9
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
95% Erstklassig mit Leica
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 95% display: 95% mobility: 95% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 95%
84% Huawei P9
Source: Basic Tutorials - Heft 7/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 84%
88% Huawei P9
Source: Computerbild - Heft 09/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 88%
Huawei P9
Source: Connect - Heft 6/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2016
85% Huawei P9
Source: Connect - Heft 6/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 85%
Huawei nimmt die Leica mit
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/28/2016
96% Huawei P9 mit Leica-Kamera
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 96% performance: 98% features: 97% display: 97% mobility: 98%
Mit Leica oder ohne
Source: Turn On German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/27/2016
Mit Leica gegen Samsung und Apple
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/24/2016
Die Kamera, die auch ein Smartphone ist
Source: Spiegel Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/21/2016
97% Huawei P9 im Test: Dual-Kamera für monochrome & bunte Momente
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/20/2016
Rating: Total score: 97% features: 97% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 95%
Handy mit Doppel-Leica im Test
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/20/2016
Leica-Kamera kann durchaus punkten
Source: PocketPC German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/17/2016
80% Huawei P9 – Mit dem Zweiten fotografiert man besser!
Source: Android TV German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/17/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 100% performance: 80% display: 80% workmanship: 100%
90% Huawei P9
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
81% Huawei P9
Source: Telekom-Presse - Heft 9/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 81%
Huawei P9
Source: Allround-PC.com German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/13/2016
Huawei P9 das Smartphone mit Leica-Kamera
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/12/2016
Wenn das Flaggschiff zwei Mal knipst
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/07/2016
Huawei P9 und P9 Plus
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 04/06/2016
So gut ist die doppelte Superkamera
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/06/2016
90% das Leica-Phone mit der Immerscharf-Kamera
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 88% display: 88% mobility: 88%
90% Huawei P9
Source: e-media - Heft 05/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
97% Huawei P9
Source: SFT - Heft 5/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 97%
96% Huawei P9
Source: Smartphone Magazin - Heft 4/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 96%
83% Review del Huawei P9: Cámara dual y buen diseño por menos
Source: smart GSM Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% workmanship: 90%
Prueba Huawei P9 y P9+. En el día a día
Source: Zona Movilidad Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2016
Características del Huawei P9
Source: Sin Celular Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; decent hardware; good cameras. Negative: Slow charge.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2017
Huawei P9, Destapamos sus Ventajas y Desventajas
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Elegant design; nice performance; flexible fingerprint sensor. Negative: Poor cameras; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/23/2017
Análisis del Huawei P9 a fondo y opinión
Source: Teknofilo Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good design; metal case; good display; decent cameras; fast fingerprint sensor; good price. Negative: Slow battery charging; unsupport waterproof.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/26/2016
Huawei P9 Análise
Source: IGN Portugal Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Decent cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/26/2016
80% Huawei P9 Recensione: Una Fotocamera Professionale Sempre In Tasca
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Recensione Huawei P9 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/07/2016
Rating: price: 80% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 80%
Recensione Huawei P9
Source: Wiz Blog Italian IT→EN
Positive: Decent cameras; high autonomy; good display. Negative: Sim and microSD are on the same slot.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/23/2016
HUAWEI P9 – Video Recensione
Source: Stockisti Italian IT→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; excellent display; long battery life; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/09/2016
90% Huawei P9 review: nog beter dankzij Nougat
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 90%
Test Huawei P9 : le smartphone Dual Camera, par Leica
Source: Zone-Numerique French FR→EN
Positive: Nice design; fast system. Negative: Overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/28/2016
70% Recenzja Huawei P9: Chińczycy dalej klonują jabłka
Source: Teleguru Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% display: 70% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
Huawei P9 po 1,5 roku – czy było warto?
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Nice design; decent hardware; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/19/2017
Pół roku z Huawei P9. Jaki jest teraz i co się zmieniło?
Source: Galaktyczny Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Nice design; bright screen; decent cameras; flexible fingerprint sensor; long battery life. Negative: Unsupport fast charge; low graphical performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/03/2016
Test, recenzja, opinia – Huawei P9 – Dobry flagowiec, ale na drugą kieszeń
Source: 90 Sekund Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; good cameras. Negative: Mediocre performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/16/2016
Тест-обзор флагманского смартфона Huawei P9
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Metal case; solid workmanship; high performance; good screen; quality sound; support LTE. Negative: Sim and microSD are on the same slot; relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/03/2016
Review Huawei P9: Dual Kamera Garapan Leica Bikin Puas!
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; good ergonomy; low price; decent cameras. Negative: Sim and microSD are on the same slot; no fast charging; no NFC.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/30/2017
80% Huawei P9 [TEST]: High-end til attraktiv pris
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80%
Huawei P9 - Askel eteenpäin kiinalaisvalmistajalta
Source: Puhelinvertailu →EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/10/2016

Comment

Model: The Huawei has been fortifying its brand with various quality devices and the Huawei P9 certainly adds to that. Elegantly designed, the Huawei P9 uses a metallic uni-body build architecture with rounded edges and a borderless screen. There are six colors to choose from depending on the variant; ceramic white, haze gold, rose gold, titanium grey, mystic silver, and prestige gold. Display on the smartphone is a gorgeous 5.2 inch IPS-NEO LCD panel with Full HD resolution, which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Saturation is deep and the details produced by this screen certainly please the eye.

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow system comes with a Cortex-A72 quad core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz and a Cortex-A53 quad core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz. This octa-core setup is supported by up to 4 GB RAM, a Mali-T880 MP4 GPU and up to 64 GB storage, again depending on the variant. The Huawei P9 also sports high fidelity audio with good clarity. A standout feature is the dual rear-camera setup by Leica with each camera rated at 12 MP, f/2.2 aperture. In addition, there is a 8 MP front camera for a total of 3 cameras. The Huawei P9 comes with a USB Type-C connector, A-GPS, a fingerprint sensor and a non-removable Li-Ion battery with 300 mAh capacity.

ARM Mali-T880 MP4: Mobile graphics solution for tablets and smartphones, which can be found in ARM SoCs like the HiSilicon Kirin 950.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Kirin 955: ARM based octa-core SoC containing four Cortex-A72 cores for performance tasks and four Cortex-A53 cores to save power. Furthermore, the SoC integrates an LTE radio and a ARM Mali-T880 MP4 GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

5.2":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.144 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).

84.09%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Elephone Soldier
Mali-T880 MP4, Mediatek Helio X25 MTK6797T
Land Rover Explore
Mali-T880 MP4, MT6797X
Lenovo K8 Note
Mali-T880 MP4, Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797
Alcatel Flash 2017
Mali-T880 MP4, Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797
UMI Z Pro
Mali-T880 MP4, unknown
UMI Z
Mali-T880 MP4, unknown
Kodak Ektra
Mali-T880 MP4, Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797
Huawei Honor Magic
Mali-T880 MP4, Kirin 950
Vernee Apollo
Mali-T880 MP4, unknown
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 High Edition
Mali-T880 MP4, unknown
Vernee Apollo Lite
Mali-T880 MP4, unknown
Elephone S7
Mali-T880 MP4, Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797
Doogee F7 Pro
Mali-T880 MP4, unknown
Zopo Speed 8
Mali-T880 MP4, unknown
Xiaomi Redmi Pro
Mali-T880 MP4, unknown
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
Mali-T880 MP4, unknown
Honor 8
Mali-T880 MP4, Kirin 950
Huawei P9 Plus
Mali-T880 MP4, Kirin 955

Devices with the same GPU

Honor Note 8
Mali-T880 MP4, Kirin 955, 6.6", 0.219 kg
Huawei Mate 8
Mali-T880 MP4, Kirin 950, 6", 0.185 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Huawei Mate 30 5G
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990 5G, 6.62", 0.196 kg
Huawei Mate 30 RS Porsche Design
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990 5G, 6.53", 0.198 kg
Huawei Nova 5i Pro
unknown, unknown, 6.26", 0.178 kg
Huawei Mate 30
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990, 6.62", 0.196 kg
Huawei Nova 5T
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 6.26", 0.174 kg
Huawei Mate 30 Pro
Mali-G76 MP16, Kirin 990, 6.53", 0.198 kg
Huawei Nova 5
unknown, unknown, 6.39", 0.171 kg
Huawei Nova 5i
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 6.4", 0.178 kg
Huawei Nova 5 Pro
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 6.39", 0.171 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2016-04-13)