After Huawei formally sent invitations for its February 21 event, it was made really clear that the Chinese manufacturer will be going to MWC 2016. What still isn’t clear – what announcement we can hope to see there. Recently, a rumor indicated the possibility of a hybrid laptop, named the Huawei Matebook. And the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone, the Huawei P9 has been finally talked about. A new set of official-looking photos seems to further prove the forthcoming announcement.
The shots additionally give some avidly expected insight on the design of the phone and give verification to some of its previously hinted features, in particular, a dual rear camera setup and a back-mounted fingerprint reader. It likewise appears to be clear now that the Huawei P9 will have a metal body and a 2.5 curved screen on the front. From the looks of it, it will likewise be offered in various colors, including gold, white, pink and gray and matching themes and wallpapers to go with each option.
And for the specs, the phone will be powered by the company’s in-house made processor Kirin 950 SoC. The SoC comes with an octa-core 64-bit application processor that will be clocked at between 2.3 to 2.5 GHz. The P9 will sport a 5.2-inch display with a 1080p resolution, a 2,900 mAh of battery, an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, and dual 12-megapixel rear-facing cameras.
There have also been indications that the Huawei P9 can come in a total of four variants and have as much as 6GB of RAM. Each will have different display resolutions, as well as camera resolutions.