12 January 2017
Huawei CEO Richard Yu was selected for delivering the Keynote speech at the CES 2017. At the event, he stated that company’s aim for 2016 was to ship 140 million handsets and the company not just successfully achieved their target but also surpassed what they aimed in 2016. The company’s first flagship P9 lineup achieved a hallmark of 10 million shipments within a year which is extraordinary figures for a Huawei flagship smartphone.
At the event, the CEO stated we are looking forward to announcing better products in this year with a release in fall 2017. Not just that, the CEO also revealed few interesting details about the upcoming P series flagships which are expected to be announced as P10 and P10 Plus.
According to him, both the flagship will be featuring Amazon’s Alexa Voice Assistant, Google DayDream support, dedicated Artificial Intelligence system. Huawei announced Mate 9 for the US buyers is pre-loaded with Alexa voice assistant. Let’s have a look at what we know so far about the handset.
The device standard variant P10 is rumored to have the 5.5-inch display with quad HD screen resolution. The company’s newly announced Kirin 960 Soc will be powering the handset with 4GB/6GB RAM. The new flagships once again will be packed with improved Leica Certified dual cameras. The main improvement will be in camera’s performance in low-light conditions. As far as release is a concern, it is expected to be announced in March 2017.
- The Huawei Mate 9 isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
- The Huawei P9 is available at Amazon Marketplace for $ 425.