Huawei P9 Plus Specs, Details, Opinions, Pros and Cons

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus are the two releases from the Huawei Brand in the recent time. We have recently written the specs, details, Pros and Cons of Huawei P9. Now we are into the Huawei P9 Plus, which has quite a few differences compared to the P9. P9 Plus also called as P9 Max in some regions.

Importantly the Battery which is 3400mAh in P9 Plus but it is 3000mAh only in P9. Another notable one is the screen size; P9 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen against a 5.2-inch screen in P9.  Moreover P9 plus got many premium features.

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Dual Camera in the rear is one such significant feature. The design is very thin. Among the recent premium phones from Big Brand houses, this is the thinnest with 7mm thickness and weighing 162 grams.

Huawei announced both P9 and P9 Plus to be available in Europe, Asia, and Middle East countries. There are no hint or News about the availability of these models in the USA and other American countries.

Huawei P9 Plus Specs

Features Specs
Display 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Operating System Android OS, V 6.0 (Marshmallow)
CPU Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Memory 4GB
Inbuilt Storage 64 GB
Storage Upgrade 128GB micro SD card
Primary Camera Dual 12 MP with Leica Optics and dual-LED flash
Video recording 1080p
Secondary Camera 8.0 MP
Battery 3400 mAh (Non-removable)
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
4G Yes
SIM card type Dual SIM (Hybrid)
Waterproof No
Weight 162 grams

Specs Details and Opinion of Huawei P9 Plus

Huawei P9 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen with FHD display. The display is made of AMOLED touchscreen. To be noted that in P9, it is made of IPS-NEO LCD. We have noticed that P9 Plus got some unique touch features than P9. We can assume the change of screen technology is due to the addition of special features. Corning Gorilla Glass 4 is protecting the display as a shield.

Huawei P9 plus CPU has used the HiSilicon Kirin 955, a beast power processor coupled with the Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. The Octa-core processor clocked at a speed of 2.5GHz and 1.8GHz in two Quad-cores presented.

To equate the power of the processor, it uses a 4GB RAM. Internal storage has 64GB of space. This is massive like the processor and RAM. It can also be expanded using the micro SD card up to 128GB. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the main OS, which is skinned by the Emotion UI 4.1.

Two cameras found on the rear side with dual-LED tone flash. Both of them are 12MP cameras with Leica Optical Lenses. Leica is a specialist in Camera technologies. So this is not just a smartphone camera. They work like a professional Camera in your hand. Selfie camera has an 8MP lens which is also producing good quality photos as per the expert tests conducted.

The battery has a 3400mAh capacity. It also has IC Rapid charging. This technology allows the battery to give backup for 6 hours with 10 minutes of charging.

Huawei P9 Plus Pros and Cons


  • Dual Rear Cameras with Leica Optical technology and dual-LED flashlight
  • Powerful HiSilicon Kirin 955 Octa-core processor with powerful GPU.
  • Excellent Gaming performance
  • 4GB RAM and 64GB Internal Storage
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow


  • Non-removable battery
  • High Price


There is only one variant in P9 Plus. So, looking at the cost which is 749 euros in the UK market, this is expensive to many class of buyers. But, the brand reliability and the high-class features are the selling point. Samsung S7 Edge is the comparable rival to P9 plus. The final point to think before buying is Value for money. There is no doubt about the performance. For the brand reliability and those who try to get out of Apple and Samsung gadget world can try this different Android beast.

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