Huawei P9 Review, specifications, DSLR camera features

Huawei P9 launch
Boman Irani, Sushmita Sen and Peter Zhai, President, Huawei India Consumer Business Group launching Huawei P9

Huawei is a brand name that needs no introduction. It is a leading Chinese smartphone manufacturing company. In fact it is the first Chinese company to realise the potential of Indian software talent by investing in India with its R&D center in 1999. The company closely analyses the Indian market and designs innovative products to meet the price and performance challenge in the most effective manner. The brand launched its most awaited phone Huawei P9 recently in a grand event. Below is the Huawei P9 review.


Sleek and stylish Huawei P9
Sleek and stylish Huawei P9


The highly anticipated Huawei P9 was launched at an exclusive event in New Delhi on August 17, 2016. Held at Taj Palace, Delhi the event was a star studded affair. Bollywood actors Boman Irani and Sushmita Sen launched the phone with great zeal and enthusiasm. The other eminent celebrities present at the event were FDCI president Sunil Sethi, and designers Rina Dhaka, Nida Mehmood, Samant Chauhan among others.


Huawei P9 launch Delhi
Boman Irani, Sushmita Sen and Peter Zhai, President, Huawei India Consumer Business Group launching Huawei P9


At the Huawei P9 launch event, 2 other international blockbuster products were showcased – the Matebook and the TalkBand B3. Both these products will soon be making a debut in the Indian market.

Let’s now talk about the phone in detail.


Huawei P9 review

The main highlight of Huawei P9 is its amazing camera and superior image quality. The phone reinvents the experience of smartphone photography. If you are someone who loves to take pictures and do not want to carry the DSLR every time, this is the perfect smartphone for you.


Huawei P9 launch event
Fangirl Moment with Sushmita Sen.


Huawei P9 launch event
Met the talented Nida Mehmood at the launch.


The phone is created in collaboration with Leica Camera AG, the reckoned manufacturer of cameras and sport optics products. P9 is the first smartphone co-engineered by the companies that has a dual-lens camera, setting new benchmarks in smartphone photography.

Camera and Image Quality

You must be wondering what is it that makes Huawei P9 stand apart from its competitors. The two rear cameras are the USP of the phone. These cameras work in close tandem to give superlative pictures. The dual lens camera unleashes the power of Leica’a optical lenses. These lenses are known for precision and attention to detailing. Premium quality, easy functioning and vivid colors, you get it all with Huawei P9.

The Huawei P9 brings together the best-in-class hardware and software, from optical lenses, to sensors, to image processing algorithms, empowering users to capture the highest-quality images.


Huawei P9 design
Beautiful Design


Whether you want colored photographs or monochrome ones, the phone’s camera does an excellent job. Give your creativity wings with this amazing new phone and discover the artist in you.

The other good thing about the camera of the phone is that it excels in low-light conditions as well. The dual camera design guarantees more light and detailed capture.

Users can choose between three modes –

  • Standard
  • Vivid colors
  • Smooth colors

There is also a monochrome mode with which you can capture soulful black and white images. The wide-aperture photography feature on the Huawei P9 gives users the freedom to play around with effects. It makes it easy to adjust the camera aperture to create bokeh and other depth-of-field effects, while keeping the main object in sharp focus.

Stunning Design

The stunning design of Huawei P9 makes it a piece of art. When you hold the phone in your hand, it looks stylish and classy. And the performance makes it all the more worthy. It has a gorgeous design with the same minimalist design DNA as earlier products in Huawei’s acclaimed flagship P-series of premium smartphones.


Huawei P9 review
The phone has amazing features, great design and gives superior quality images.


The phone is made with superior grade 2.5D glass and aerospace class aluminium. Diamond cut edges are rounded off, adding value to the overall aesthetics. It is available in 3 colours- Mystic Silver, Prestige Gold, Titanium Grey. Brushed hairlines and metal polishing at micron level precision create translucent metal surface that looks very chic!

Powerful Performance

Today users want their phone to be the perfect blend of beauty and brain. It should look stylish, be fast and should have hassle free operations. Huawei P9 promises all this and much more.

It has a 5.2 inch 108p display and is powered by the new Kirin 955 2.5GHz 64-bit ARM-based processor for leading-class mobile performance. The 3,000 mAh high-density battery offers the Huawei P9 users outstanding mobility and battery life.

Added Features 

Some of the other unmatched features include –

  • Virtual Triple Antenna Architecture

For robust and seamless connectivity to cellular and wi-fi networks

  • Biometric Fingerprint Recognition Technology

To protect and safeguard user’s privacy. The enhanced fingerprint sensor allows users to personalise their device to lower the possibility of fraud and accidental device access. This also ensures that users can quickly and securely access their smartphone.

Huawei P9 Price

Huawei P9 3GB expandable upto 32 GB is priced at Rs 39,999/-.

Huawei P9 Availability

Huawei P9 is available online at Flipkart.


If you are looking for a smartphone with amazing features and a superior camera, then Huawei P9 is the phone for you. Invest in it and you’ll not regret it.

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