We have been hearing rumors about the dual camera setup in the upcoming Huawei P9 from quite some time. Well folks, these rumors have been officially confirmed by Huawei with the release of their first ever teaser of the P9.
Moving on the the rumored specifications of the device, we are expecting a Kirin 950 chipset along with a 5.2″ 1080p display. As far as the memory of the handset is concerned, 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage are being rumored. Apart from the 12MP dual camera setup at the back, a 5MP shooter will be available at the front for selfies. Furthermore, the rear camera will come with support for OIS. The 6.4mm thick device will be powered by a 3,000 mAh battery. Huawei P9 will feature preinstalled Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI.
Marshmallow features many change from its predecessor. Some of the major changes are described ahead. Firstly, Doze – this feature simply puts the smartphone into a ‘deeper sleep’ when it hasn’t been used for a prolonged period of time. As a result, the battery life of the smartphone is drastically increased. Moving on the next big change: Now on Tap – Marshmallow can predict your needs by a simple long press on the home button that provides quick access to learn more about the hang out spot or how to get there. You can use this feature to search for restaurants and even the type of food it serves. Last but not the least, the all new app drawer – as suggested by the heading, Marshmallow comes with a completely redesigned app drawer. Main improvements include the app search mechanism. You can scroll around with alphabet scrolling and can pin you favorite apps on the top to gain easy and fast access.
Coming towards the pricetag of the smartphone – Huawei P9 will, reportedly, cut you short of about $500. The smartphone might be unveiled on April 6 along with some of its variants – the P9 Max and P9 Lite. Stay tuned for further updates.
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