Flat-screened version is codenamed Manhattan and curved-screen version is codenamed Long Island.
Huawei is expected to launch the much speculated Huawei Mate 9 at an event on November 3 for which the company has already sent invites to various media organisations. A press conference is scheduled to be held in Munich, Germany, at 2 pm on November 3. Now as per popular leakster Evan Blass (@evleaks), the Huawei Mate 9 will come in two variants - a flat-screened version which is codenamed Manhattan and a curved-screen version which is codenamed Long Island.
As per the leak, the curved Huawei Mate 9 Long Island will be the costlier version with a Dual-Edge 5.9 inch QHD display. While the other model with the flat screen, aka the Manhattan, will come with a full HD display of similar size. Both the versions will come with 6GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 960 processor and dual rear cameras which is in in-line with previous reports. Further, as per reports, Long Island codenamed model would be sold in China only while the Manhattan model will be available worldwide including the United States.
The leaked renders show the flat version of the Huawei Mate 9 in four colors including two white colors, a brown and a gold color. The curved version is in silver, black and white colors.
Huawei's Mate 9 could be the first device to be powered by HiSilicon's Kirin 960 SoC. The Kirin 960 chipset is said to consist of four Cortex-A73 cores and four low-power Cortex-A53 cores and it will be clocked at 2.6 GHz. The chip is also expected to be manufactured using the 16nm process and there is ARM Mali T880 GPU for graphics.
As per earlier rumors, the Huawei Mate 9 has a 5.9-inch that has full HD (1920x1080 pixels) resolution, Octa-Core Huawei Kirin 960 processor, 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage and Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. Further, the phone is expected to come with 20-megapixel dual rear camera and dual tone LED flash and a 8-megapixel camera in its front for selfies. It will have connectivity features like 4G VoLTE, fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC and WiFi. The Mate 9 is expected to come with 4000 mAh battery.
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