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Huawei Mate 9 Breakthrough Smartphone Lands in the U.S.


Huawei revealed at CES 2017 that its highly-acclaimed Huawei Mate 9 will be available in the United States starting January 6, 2017. The Mate 9 delivers an all-new Android experience, featuring fast computing performance with the new Kirin 960 chipset and machine-learning algorithm, SuperCharge technology for safe and fast charging, and a stunning new photo experience.

Huawei Mate 9 features a dynamic interplay of industry-leading hardware and advanced software that work together to keep users a step ahead. Key features include:

  • Kirin 960 chipset, the world’s highest performing smartphone processor*, machine learning to make the phone smarter, data stored locally
  • Born fast and stays fast for 18 months – addressing the nagging issue of phone lagging after use for a while
  • SuperCharge technology that delivers a full day’s charge in roughly 20 minutes
  • Second-generation Leica dual-lens camera with 12-megapixel RGB sensor, 20-megapixel monochrome sensor featuring Hybrid Zoom, and superior 2x magnification
  • EMUI 5.0, an intuitive user interface that streamlines the user’s experience with the OS
  • Amazon Alexa, a cloud-based voice service, that helps customers easily perform everyday tasks – like controlling their smart home or checking the daily news – using just their voice. Mate 9 is the first announced smartphone with a pre-installed voice-interactive app with Amazon Alexa.

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The Kirin 960 is the world’s first chipset to feature an ARM Cortex-A73/A53 Octa-core CPU and Mali G71 Octa-core GPU. The CPU delivers the best multi-core performance among all smartphone SoCs, while reducing power consumption by 15 percent. Compared to its predecessor, the GPU boasts a 180 percent performance uplift and a 40 percent improvement in energy efficiency. The Kirin 960 also takes full advantage of the pioneering Vulkan graphics standard on Android 7.0, increasing graphics performance by up to 400 percent.

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The Huawei Mate 9 features a 4000 mAh high-density battery and advanced power-saving technology to provide over two days of uninterrupted performance. In addition, Mate 9 supports 5A fast charging with new SuperCharge technology. Just a 10-minute charge provides enough power to watch two full movies. The Mate 9 battery sets a new standard in charging technology safety, with Super Safe 15-gate protection, which features real-time voltage, current, and temperature monitoring to eliminate safety hazards.

The Mate 9 will retail in the U.S. for a suggested price of $599.99 through more than 600 Best Buy stores and on BestBuy.com, as well as on Amazon.com, Newegg.com, and BHPhotoVideo.com.

Huawei Mate 9 with Leica Dual Camera – 64GB Unlocked Phone – Space Gray (US Warranty)

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