Huawei has unveiled its latest Kirin 960 chips and what is left now is the release of the first smartphone that would be fired up by the Kirin 960 processor, that is the Mate 9. Actually, recent rumors with some degree of credibility have hinted at the existence of two versions of the Huawei Mate 9 dubbed Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro.
The Huawei Mate 9 Pro is said to have the same 5.9-inch display at the Mate 9 but with a dual curved edge screen and would have the same 2K display resolution as the Mate 9. Both Huawei smartphones are equipped with dual rear cameras that are Leica certified, left an right symmetrical laser focus an up to 4x optical zoom support. The Mate 9 Pro is said to come as the highest price Huawei phone till date, and the price has also been leaked to be up to $1300 or about 8800 Yuan, perhaps for the topmost version.
Recently, some more details of the Mate 9 have surfaced on Weibo, extracted from what is likely the instruction or user manual for the device. According to the details, the Mate 9 would feature dual SIM card / dual standby with one of the SIM slots functioning also as a microSD slot. There is also rear fingerprint sensor on the device as on the Mate 9 Pro. Dual Leica cameras with color temperature flash, laser focus module and also an infrared sensor is listed on the manual, among other details.