Earlier this month, Huawei officially unveiled their all new flagship smartphone, the Huawei P9, with Leica’s 12 megapixel dual camera setup. Both of Leica’s rear shooters come with 1.25-micron pixel size and a wide F/2.2 aperture. One of the two optics is used to capture colored pictures, while the other works in monochrome. This monochrome camera is used to snap pictures in black and white while sensing lighting conditions for enhanced and accurate results. For those who haven’t heard, Leica is a well-known manufacturer who specialize in producing high-quality cameras and optics.
Today, the recently released flagship got its first teardown treatment, which revealed the amazingly engineered dual camera system. In addition to that, the operation further unveiled a snake-like flex cable dedicated for the fingerprint scanner also came to light. So to have a look at what the phone looks like minus the outer aesthetics, please see the slideshow below.
The Huawei P9 sports a 5.2 inch 1080 x 1920 pixel LCD display and is powered by the Kirin 955 chipset. This SoC hosts four Cortex-A72 cores and four Cortex-A53 cores. As far as the memory department is concerned, the P9 comes in two different RAM/ROM variants – 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB. Of course, microSD slot is also available for expanding the internal storage capacity. Other features include a fingerprint scanner, USB Type-C port, Stereo speakers, 3000 mAh battery and Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Huawei’s EMUI 4.1. The Huawei P9 is just 6.95 mm thick, to put that into perspective, the Apple iPhone 6s and Samsung Galaxy S7 are 7.1mm and 7.9 mm thick respectively. In addition to that, the flagship features a 1.7mm bezel which is considerably thinner than those on the iPhone 6s (4.29mm) and the Galaxy S7 (3.07mm). The handset will be offered in the following colour variants: Ceramic White, Haze Gold, Rose Gold, Titanium Silver, Mystic Silver and Prestige Gold.
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