Huawei Mate 9 reportedly coming November with iris scanner

Huawei Mate 9

We’ve been hearing rumors about the Huawei Mate 9 for quite a while, now we also have the presumable date it’ll be launched. The next Huawei’s flagship might indeed get announced on November 8th, a bit sooner than what some people were thinking (i.e. December).

The Huawei Mate 9 is said to be coming in four versions: the cheapest two, which will be called “Standard Edition” and “Carrier Edition” (they support different networks), will sport 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage; the “High edition” will also have 4GB of RAM but a larger 256GB ROM, while the “Monarch edition” will feature 6GB of RAM paired with a whopping 256GB of internal memory.huawei mate 9Depending on the version, you’ll get different color options: the Standard / Carrier edition only come in silver, gray and gold, while the “High” version will also come in rose gold and white ceramic. The monarch version will have a special black enamel color option as well.

Huawei Mate 9

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The Huawei Mate 9, just like the Samsung Note 7, will also feature an iris scanner for unlocking the device, in addition to the fingerprint scanner placed on the back .

Let’s get to the prices: the Standard version will cost 3199 Yuan ($479) while the Carrier edition with more supported networks will cost 3399 ($509). The High version will sell for 3899 Yuan ($584), whereas the Monarch version will be priced 4699 Yuan ($704).

Huawei will also sell a bundle, which includes the Huawei Mate 9 Monarch edition and a 2nd gen Huawei smartwatch, for 7388 Yuan ($1,107).

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Huawei Mate 9 specifications (rumoured)

According to previous leaks the Huawei Mate 9 should sport a 6.0″ display, dual 20MP Leica-certified cameras with OIS (optical image stabilization), Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and a Kirin 960 CPU (said to be able to support all networks).

We remind you these are all rumors and the company hasn’t confirmed most of them yet.

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  1. Assefa Hanson
    September 19, 2016

    Seeing that this is a Chinese website wouldn’t the homtom ht10 be a better reference to the iris scanner(and a Damm good one too) bbbbuuut I guess the point was made regardless

    This mate 9 potentially could be the phone of the year

  2. Zami
    September 19, 2016

    I think I will be very good device.
    Hope Huawei will try to limit the black sidebars to make it look perfect.

  3. NextHype
    September 19, 2016

    yeah let’s give our biometric data to the chinese gov, that’s the right thing to do.

    • 白色纯棉小裤裤
      September 20, 2016

      give your data to a foreign government is safer than giving it to local government, because its unlikely to be used against you.

      • NextHype
        September 20, 2016

        You’re right, except if one is tagged as person of interest by this foreign government and this government is some kind of police state.

  4. Nolan
    September 19, 2016

    Lol @ Kirin 960

    • intruda
      September 21, 2016

      What’s wrong with kirin 960?

  5. intruda
    September 21, 2016

    My next device.