Huawei has announced that the company’s 2016 flagship, the Mate 9, powered by the company’s new Kirin 960 chipset, will be released in Nigeria. The Huawei Mate 9 is a 5.9-inch smartphone running Android 7 Nougat and featuring the company’s Leica camera.
The new chipset is an upgrade to the Kirin 950 chipset used in the Huawei Mate 8. It was introduced to provide a smoother, faster and more secure Android experience for the company’s customers. It also provides a great balance between performance and power consumption. The Mate 9 is the first smartphone to carry the new Kirin960 chipset. Kirin 960 supports Cortex-A73 CPU, Mali G71 GPU, and UFS 2.1 storage.
What to expect from this Kirin 960 smartphone
In brief, here are the enhancements that Kirin 960 brings to the Huawei Mate 9:
- smoother everyday performance
- long battery life
- smooth experience with augmented reality games
- great photographs from the dual camera
- finance-level security
- HiFi audio quality
- Support for 20 4G bands
- 4G download speeds of up to 600 Mbps
- fast fingerprint scanner
Nigerians mobile subscribers will be delighted to know that the Mate 9 supports all available 4G LTE networks in the country and has a dual SIM variant as well. There is a big 4,000 mAh battery and fast charge as well. You can check out the full specifications of the device HERE.