• 5.9" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 4GB
    Hisilicon Kirin 960 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 20-MP, f/2.2, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 4000 mAh

The Huawei Mate 9 phone has a 5.9-inch (1920x1080) IPS LCD screen, a 20MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 4000 mAh and the main processor is a Hisilicon Kirin 960 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductHuawei Mate 9 (2016), Price: 180 USD at Amazon
Display5.9" 1920x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 20-MP f/2.2 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • Hisilicon Kirin 960 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery4000 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 190g (6.7oz), 156.9x78.9x7.9 mm (6.18 x 3.11 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$180
Diagonal (inches)5.9"
Display/Body Ratio77.5%
Sharpness (PPI)373 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 3
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
  • 480p/30fps
  • 320x240
  • 176x144
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)4000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Processor BrandHisilicon
Processor NameHisilicon Kirin 960
Processor ModelKirin 960
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)4x2.4 & 4x1.8 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.0
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT1 10.3 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia Features
  • DLNA
  • IR
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • MP3
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • DIVX
  • XVID
  • WMV
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Huawei Mate 9 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does Huawei Mate 9 costs?

The last time we checked, the Huawei Mate 9 was retailing at around $180 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the Huawei Mate 9 waterproof?

No. the Huawei Mate 9 is not water-tight as we do not see an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Huawei Mate 9 Dual-SIM?

No, the Huawei Mate 9 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Abroad. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Huawei Mate 9 4K?

No, the Huawei Mate 9 resolution of (1920x1080) is not defined as 4K. 4K is often defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but it has more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Huawei Mate 9 compatible with Wireless Charging?

No, the Huawei Mate 9 is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Does Huawei Mate 9 support Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Huawei Mate 9 does not support Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Huawei Mate 9 support 4G wireless?

Yes, the Huawei Mate 9 is a 4G-LTE device that is rated 4G LTE cat1 (10.3 Mbps).

Is the Huawei Mate 9 5G?

No, the Huawei Mate 9 does not work on 5G networks.

Is the Huawei Mate 9 USB-C?

Yes, the Huawei Mate 9 has a USB C connector.

Does the Huawei Mate 9 have a removable battery?

No, the Huawei Mate 9's battery cannot be removed.

Huawei Mate 9 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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Battery Charge Speed (mAh/mn)

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