Huawei Mate 9 goes on sale in the US on January 6th

The price of the Mate 9 should be around $776.

@LanaJelic
Published Sat, Dec 10 2016 5:27 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:57 AM CST

Huawei's latest flagship, the Huawei Mate 9, should go on sale in the US on January 6th, according to Evan Blass.

Huawei Mate 9 goes on sale in the US on January 6th | TweakTown.com

The phone was unveiled in Berlin at the beginning of November, with no specific date of the launch in the States given, although it was speculated that it could happen by the end of the year. However, the date given by Evan Blass makes sense since Huawei will be present at CES, and they could use that event for their official launch in the US.

As for the phone, the Mate 9 features Huawei's newest chip the Kirin 960, comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, and is expandable to 256GB with a microSD card. The phone has a 5.9-inch full HD display, 4,000 mAh battery, fingerprint sensor and rear dual camera system - 20MP (monochrome) + 12MP (color) with an aperture of f/2.2. The front camera is 8MP with an aperture f/1.9.

The Mate 9 uses USB Type-C and has SuperCharge, meaning it can be fully charged in 90 minutes and to 50% in 30 minutes. It comes in five colors - gray, silver, gold, brown and white. There is also a Porsche edition, which we still aren't sure will ever be available in the US.

The price of the Mate 9 should be around $776. You can already snag one on Amazon for $799.

Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

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