Huawei Mate 9’s New Variant with 6 GB RAM, 128 GB Storage is Available Online

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 2

Until now, the international and Chinese variants Huawei Mate 9 came with 4 GB of RAM. However, a new variant of Huawei Mate 9 has surfaced online that features 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of native storage.

The new variant has been spotted on several online e-commerce sites. The Chinese online sites have listed it with a pricing of about $800 whereas a Romanian online retailer has listed it for $950.

These are not the official pricing of the device as these retailers are charging a significant premium. The 128 GB Huawei Mate 9 with 6 GB RAM comes in color choices like Gold, Grey and White.

The 4 GB RAM model selling in China has a model number of MHA-L09 whereas its international variant has a model number of MHA-L29. These variants feature 64 GB of RAM. One should be aware of the fact that the new 6 GB RAM model with 128 GB storage is not for Mate 9 Pro, but for the regular Huawei Mate 9.

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The new variant only brings extra RAM and storage and there is no change in the other technical specifications of the device. The Huawei Mate 9 features a 5.9-inch AMOLED screen that delivers a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels. It has HiSilicon Kirin 960 under its hood.

The rear panel of Huawei Mate 9 is flanked with dual camera module by Leica that includes 20-megapixel and 12-megapixel sensors. The DxOMark rating of this camera is 85. The selfie camera of the phablet is of 8-megapixel. Other specs include Android 7.0 Nougat OS, microSD card slot, fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C port and a mammoth 4,000 mAh battery.

The Huawei Mate 9 and its premium sibling Porsche Design Mate 9 were launched in November 2016. However, it landed in other regions like the U.S. and the U.K. in this month.

In the U.S., the unlocked 4 GB RAM variant is selling for $599 on Best Buy, Amazon, Newegg and B&H. In the U.K., it can be availed through contract by paying as low as £31 per month along with a down payment of £99. The actual pricing of the new 6 GB RAM variant is yet to be announced officially.