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Huawei P9 Plus in a nutshell: Specs, hands-on review, unboxing and more

All you need to know about the Huawei P9 Plus, including specs, how it compares with the Huawei P9 and P9 Lite, and our full unboxing and hands-on review.

The Huawei P9 Plus is a super-sized 5.5-inch version of the original Huawei P9, with most of the same specs and features including that dual-lens Leica camera. We’ve had a play with the Huawei P9 Plus and here’s everything you need to know, including our hands-on review and unboxing video.

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Huawei P9 Plus specs

The Huawei P9 Plus specs are as follows:

5.5-inch IPS screen

Full HD (1920×1080) resolution

Kirin 955 processor


64GB storage

microSD memory card

3400mAh battery

12-megapixel rear camera (dual lens)

8-megapixel front camera

Huawei P9 Plus vs Huawei P9, what’s the difference?

There’s actually very little difference between the Huawei P9 Plus and the original P9 mobile when it comes to specs. They both pack the same processor, same camera tech and so on, but the P9 Plus does sport a bigger frame, now 162g compared with the 144g P9.

That boost in size means the original P9’s 5.2-inch screen has been blown up to a mighty 5.5-incher (the same size as the OnePlus 3 and Moto G4). However, despite the increased dimensions, it’s pretty much the same IPS display, down to the Full HD resolution.

More internal space also means a bigger battery, so you get a 3400mAh cell packed inside the P9 Plus, compared with the P9’s 3000mAh battery. And finally the P9 Plus only comes in a 64GB model with 4GB of RAM, whereas the original P9 also came in a 32GB and 3GB of RAM flavour.

Hands-on Huawei P9 review and unboxing

We’ve already got our hands on the Huawei P9 Plus and here’s our full hands-on review and unboxing, where we explore the gorgeous design, setup process, interface, screen, dual-lens camera and more.

Check back soon for our full P9 Plus review.


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