Huawei P9 Review – Innovative camera in an elegant jacket




Huawei buy a lot of progress with the P9 compared to P8, especially in the area of ​​housing and camera. The unit is very well organized and is one of the thinnest smartphones out there. The dual camera is very nice for creative people, and produces excellent pictures and videos. The device is also easy to use and especially has a good fingerprint scanner. The battery life is not bad, but also not very good and the screen is easy to read off in sunny conditions. The software is also still a sore point and at various points less enjoyable than the competition. But still: the P9 has a lower price than the aircraft where he takes on. An excellent device so, with a few focus points.

Fine, thin and nicely finished housing
Good camera with extensive photo features
smooth gear
Fast and good fingerprint scanner
Rate among high-end competition
Several improvements in the software
Moderate readability in the sun
No ois, 240fps-slowmo and 4K video
Moderate battery life
Included no quick charger
final Verdict
Tweakers zegt: 7
Price for publication: € 570, –
Available from: € 547.50
Tested version: Huawei P9 (3GB RAM) Silver
With its focus on the value Huawei placing increasing emphasis on quality. The Chinese company wants to establish itself at the biggest brands in smartphone land and trying to ensure that the P9 by sitting below the price of the high-end devices, for example Samsung, LG and HTC, but no longer do under at first sight for those devices to the area of ​​the housing, and camera performance.


The camera is for many people an important reason for choosing a particular smartphone. Huawei is responding by putting emphasis on this part. Especially the dual camera, which has been developed together with the renowned camera brand Leica, the P9 fly out to do the shopping. Although LG instance also has a second camera on the back, Huawei puts his double viewer in a unique way. Since the company does are certainly good, because it is distinctive in times of innovation here and there fails, the more important.

With only a good and innovative camera you do not come naturally. There is usually a lot of criticism of the software that Huawei puts on his equipment, other high-end devices are easier to use and the battery life of the P8 was not great. If Huawei has addressed items, P9 may well be a good prizefighter prove to be among the absolute top. We have P9 also tested and dive into this comprehensive review of the results.

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1. Introduction
2. Housing
3. Screen
4. Hardware and Performance
5. Battery
6. Software
7. Camera
8. Specifications and photo gallery
9. Alternatives
10. Conclusion


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