(From Star 2)
If photography reflects a lifestyle, then Huawei’s P9 is definitely a smartphone that lives life. This latest release from the Chinese tech giant sports a dual-lens camera co-engineered with none other than the maker of premium viewfinders, Leica.
Of course, the phone itself comes with solid specs. Although, if you don’t consider the 5.2-inch 1080p display, Kirin 955 2.5GHz 64-bit ARM-based processor and 3,000mAh high-density battery it remains a nifty device for taking pictures.
During the global launch in London in April, the brand went all out to push the photographic capabilities of the P9. The media were certainly not given a chance to forget that Leica had a hand in designing the camera.
From a half-hour presentation extolling the virtues of the rear-end 12-mega pixel camera, to bringing out renowned photographers on stage to talk about their experience using the P9, it was about the message of “reinventing smartphone photography.” Read More