Enter the Huawei Mate 9
MUNICH: In line with its tagline “A Step Ahead”, Huawei yesterday introduced the Huawei Mate 9 ( pix) and the limited-edition Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9, at an exclusive global launch event held in Munich, Germany.
The newest smartphone in the Mate series, the Huawei Mate 9 delivers a breakthrough Android experience for business users. Among others, the Mate 9 features the fastest computing performance available today, breakthrough SuperCharge technology and a stunning new UX.
“In developing the Huawei Mate 9, we started with a simple question – how can we improve every element of the smartphone experience?” Huawei consumer business group CEO Richard Yu said at the launch.
“We know that for today’s business users, a fast and functional smartphone is just the beginning. They also want a gorgeous design and intuitive features.
“So we have created two new devices at the forefront of hardware and software innovation. The result is a device that is breathtakingly new, inside and out.”
Key features of the Mate 9 include:
a state-of-the-art Kirin 960 chipset, said to be the world’s highest performing smartphone processor;
EMUI 5.0, an intuitive user interface that allows over 50% of features to be reached within two taps;
breakthrough SuperCharge technology that delivers a full day’s charge in 20 minutes; and
a second-generation Leica dual-lens camera with 12-megapixel RGB sensor, 20-megapixel monochrome sensor and Hybrid Zoom, featuring a superior 2X magnification.
The Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9 combines Porsche Design’s signature brand aesthetics with Huawei’s mobile engineering expertise, giving highdemanding individuals unprecedented luxury and performance in the palm of their hand.
The exclusive Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9 will be available in China and every Porsche Design store globally, with the exception of the United States.
At the event, Huawei also launched Huawei FIT, a lightweight fitness watch that tracks activity, sleep, heart rate, among others.
Yu with the Huawei Mate 9 at its launch in Munich yesterday.