With the launch of new premium smartphone Huawei Mate 9, the company on Thursday introduced new technologies in the market. It has integrated a new and innovative feature based on artificial intelligence in its flagship series smartphones. It also hopes to reduce the gap between its rivals Apple and Samsung by introducing such features.
The first phase of the Huawei Mate 9 launch includes China, France, Italy, Germany, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and the UAE with a price tag of EUR 699 (around Rs. 51,600).
The new AI-based feature monitors the habits of the user and on the basis of its habits, the handset place the most commonly used apps at the top position, from where user can access the frequently used apps easily.
This feature works with a very simple algorithm which places the user’s frequent apps on the easy to reach position. It will make the phone apps comfortable to use and also increases the energy-efficiency. Huawei also claimed to offer two days of heavy usage of device on battery and can charge headset completely in 90 minutes.
The Huawei Mate 9 sports dual rear camera setup with Leica branding. It features a 20-megapixel monochrome sensor and a 12-megapixel RGB sensor, both with f/2.2 apertures, at the back. While, the handset is packed with an 8-megapixel of secondary snapper which comes with an f/1.9 aperture lens.
Running on Android 7.0 Nougat based latest EMUI 5.0, the Huawei Mate 9 is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 960 octa-core SoC with four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.4GHz, and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. The chipset is bundled with a newly launched ARM Mali-G71 GPU and 4GB of RAM. On storage front, the manufacturer offers 64GB of internal memory that could be expandable up to 256GB via the hybrid SIM slot which supports a microSD card. It weighs in at 190 grams, and measures 156.9×78.9×7.9mm
As earlier rumoured, the smartphone flaunts a 5.9-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display. It comes packed with a a 4000mAh battery with SuperCharge technology which is claimed by the company to deliver 24 hours’ of charge in 20 minutes.