Arguably the most anticipated feature of the coming Huawei P9 flagship is the dual camera design, but renders shows the budget ‘Lite’ version will lack that feature.
We’ve seen plenty of leaks and teasers which tell us the top of the range Huawei P9 will have a dual camera design. There are even rumours that Leica have worked on the implementation with Huawei, a world first for the smartphone industry.
But if you were hoping that the dual camera design of the P9 would be available across the range then you are in for a bit of a disappointment.
New leaks show that the more affordable Huawei P9 Lite will actually be more like a standard Android phone, with a traditional single camera design on the rear. The renders show that the phone does retain the rear fingerprint scanner though.
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In addition to the removable of the second lens, the Huawei P9 Lite is also expected to have a downgrade in the processing department, will have a 5.2-inch 1080p display and 3GB RAM. Let’s just hope that the removal of the second camera means an attractive starting price.
Does the lack of a second camera on the Huawei P9 make the phone less attractive to you?
I said so when the supposed leak lineup image showed dual-cameras on P9 Lite as well, so good to know I was right yet again.
Pretty sure this will use the Kirin 930/935 as it is still a very potent chip for a say 240$ phone, another option might be the SD650/652, which actually competes with the Kirin 950 in GPU benchmarks.
The P9 Lite uses the SD650 according to the spec leak earlier
Yup, but still unconfirmed from Huawei themselves.
Q: Does the lack of a second camera on the Huawei P9 make the phone less attractive to you?
A: Yes, a lot. Only if they have something else in their sleeve such as the way ZTE did with Z9 mini, the same sensor as LG G4.
as long as the single camera is great quality, who cares. If it helps keeping the price low, even better.