Huawei G9 Plus: 5.5-inch metal smartphone with Snapdragon 625, octa-core and 16MP-8MP camera; starting from $359

Huawei G9 Plus photo

Huawei has a long history with the G-series, and it has always been about solid beautiful design, decent hardware and a decent price to boot. Let’s meet the G9 Plus which is set to be released anytime soon.

The #3 smartphone manufacturer in the world has had a tremendous growth in 2016 and is already eyeing Apple and Samsung. It is said they could even become the #1 in five years’ time.

Such is their confidence in their ability and the G9 Plus sits nicely in the mid-range market, bringing in great hardware that is also value for money.

So without further ado, let’s dive in and take a closer look at the G9 Plus:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 1920 pixels or ~401 ppi pixel density
  • Slim at just 151.8 x 75.7 x 7.3 mm (5.98 x 2.98 x 0.29 in)
  • Metal body
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset, Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor, Adreno 506 and 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 16MP primary camera with phase detection autofocus, OIS and dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • 8MP secondary camera
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage + microSD expansion slot up to 256GB maximum
  • DTS sound
  • Emotion UI 4.1 based on Android Marshmallow 6.0
  • Non-removable Li-Po 3340 mAh battery
  • Dual-sim and 4G LTE

The first thing you will notice about the G9 Plus is how slim and beautiful it is. Its body is made up of aluminum-magnesium alloy with all the right curves. Then there’s the 2.5D arc screen which further brings out the greatness of the smartphones and is simply stunning to watch and hold.

Do you feel irritated after spending long hours looking at the screen of a smartphone? Huawei has the right remedy for it with Eye Mode. This mode was being done in collaboration with the National Eye Research Centre which effectively filter out radiation, automatically adjusts the color temperature and automatically adjust the screen brightness according to ambient light. The result is that it prevents eye fatigue and make it so comfortable to the eyes.

The fingerprint sensor on the G9 Plus now unlocks even faster than ever – just 0.3 seconds. It also features a new generation of fingerprint recognition algorithm which significantly increases accuracy.

Camera-wise, the G9 Plus excels greatly in this department. The 16MP primary camera features SONY IMX298 sensor which is found in a professional camera. It provides excellent performance and high level of detail while supporting quick focus; which improves on focus speed and accuracy. Even on the software side of things, there’s plentiful of features. To take better shots, there’s a timer built-in, so you have time to get ready. Then there’s Makeup 2.0 with eight different templates so you can play around and choose the most beautiful outcome.

For audio lovers, get rich sounds with DTS audio which will heighten your sensors to a new level. Finally, there’s the 3340 mAh battery available which should be able to power up the device for at least a day without any issues.


Huawei G9 Plus not only looks stunning but has all the necessary hardware to boot. Great camera, great storage, great audio and great battery ensures everything is covered. Worth all the money.

Huawei G9 Plus is expected to be available very soon for approximately $359 USD for the 32GB+3GB RAM model. It will be available in Black, White, and Gold.

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