Huawei has launched its much expected smartphones, P9 and P9 Plus at an event in London on Wednesday. Both P9 and P9 Plus sport a dual rear camera made in association with the renowned camera maker, Leica.

Both the rear cameras use a 12 megapixel sensor; contrast, depth, and laser autofocus systems, and f/2.2 lens aperture. Together, the two rear cameras are expected to provide sharp and detailed shots under good and bad lightings. P9 and P9 Plus use an 8 MP front camera.

P9 and P9 Plus share few common specifications: both the mobiles run on Android Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 on top; use HiSilicon Kirin 955 SoC (4 Cortex-A72 cores at 2.5GHz, 4 Cortex-A53 cores at 1.8GHz); allow expandable storage upto 128 GB via microSD card and support connectivity options like 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.1, Infrared, and USB Type-C connectivity support.

There are also few differences between P9 and P9 Plus in terms of battery, display size and type. While the Huawei P9 sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixel) IPS LCD display, the Huawei P9 Plus sports a 5.5-inch full-HD Super Amoled display and also incorporates Press Touch pressure-sensitive technology. The P9 will be available in 3GB RAM/ 32GB inbuilt storage and 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variants but P9 Plus will be available only in 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant. The P9 is powered by 3000mAh battery, while the P9 Plus sports a 3400mAh battery.

Both P9 and P9 Plus will be made available from April 16 in 29 countries across Asia, Africa and Europe. They will be launched in Ceramic White, Haze Gold, Prestige Gold, Rose Gold, Silver, and Titanium Grey colors. The P9 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant has been priced at EUR 599 (aroundRs. 45,400), while the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant has been priced at EUR 649 (roughly Rs. 49,200). P9 Plus has been priced at EUR 749 (roughly Rs. 56,800).

Specifications of P9

Display                   :           5.20-inch

Processor              :           1.8GHz

Front Camera      :           8-megapixel

Resolution           :           1080×1920 pixels

RAM                     :           3GB

OS                        :           Android 6.0

Storage               :           32GB

Rear Camera     :           12-megapixel

Battery capacity:          3000mAh

Specifications of P9 Plus

Display                    :           5.50-inch

Processor                :           1.8GHz

Front Camera        :           Yes

Resolution              :           1080×1920 pixels

RAM                        :           4GB

OS                             :           Android 6.0

Storage                    :           64GB

Rear Camera          :           12-megapixel

Battery capacity     :           3400mAh