Huawei Mate 9 in South Africa

Huawei has launched its Mate 9 smartphone, which the company said sees the arrival of the “new smartphone era”. Huawei has launched its Mate 9 smartphone, which the company said sees the arrival of the “new smartphone era”. The Mate 9 comes in a standard version and a Porsche Design version, with the latter featuring higher specs and a higher price. The devices feature a Kirin 960 chipset – which Huawei said delivers “the fastest computing performance” – and SuperCharge technology. The Mate 9 also features EMUI 5.0 and a Leica dual-lens camera with 12MP RGB sensor and 20MP monochrome sensor. “The Mate 9 series debuts the premium Kirin 960 chipset with Huawei’s Machine Learning Algorithm to deliver a fast and smooth experience,” said the company. The Kirin 960 is the world’s first chipset to feature an ARM Cortex-A73/A53 Octa-core CPU and Mali G71 Octa-core GPU, added Huawei. “The Kirin 960 also takes advantage of the Vulkan graphics standard on Android 7.0, increasing graphics performance by up to...
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