Rumours: Huawei Mate 9 leaked – with two screen versions in tow


The next iteration of the Mate series from Huawei is just around the corner, and more details are being shared online the launch date nears. A new report states that the upcoming Huawei Mate 9 is set to have both a flat and curved screen version on launch.

The two devices are codenamed Manhattan, for the flat-screened version with no physical home button, and Long Island for the curved display variant with a Samsung-esque home button. Sadly, the curved screen is said to only be for the Chinese market, while the flat-screen is said to be for world wide consumption. The same version is the higher-specced model as it is said to come with a QHD screen and support for Google’s Daydream VR platform.

The specs of the Mate 9 are reported to include a 5.9-inch QHD or Full HD display, 64-bit, octa-core Kirin 960 chipset and a variety of memory option topping out at 6 GB of RAM with 256 GB of on-board storage. The dual Leica camera setup is reported to be on deck too, but with a wider f/2.0 aperture and 20 MP resolution.

Stay tuned to TechNave as we bring more information on the new Huawei Mate 9 as it appears.


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