A smartphone or a DSLR? Huawei P9 with dual Leica lens has the answer

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A recent trend has arisen where an influx of people buy DSLRs in order to capture their precious moments in the best way possible. This trend has made its way to Indian shores too but perhaps a bit too late considering how smartphones have improved in the recent past in terms of photography. So is it still worth buying a DSLR or is it fine to get just a smartphone to capture your precious moments? Let’s find out.

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Huawei P9 with Dual Leica Lens vs Samsung Galaxy S7 – Camera Comparison

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Up until August, there was possibly only one front-runner for the title of best camera-phone on the market and that was the Samsung Galaxy S7/ Edge. However, Huawei just released the P9 and it packs some seriously impressive photography abilities thanks to its Dual Leica Lens camera setup. In this post we’ll be examining samples taken by both phones to see which one will take the title of best camera-phone.

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Honor promises at least 24 months of update for current and new devices

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Huawei’s Honor has announced that it will roll out timely update for its existing and new smartphones. The company is committing to provide ” up to 24 months of software updates” following a device’s launch.

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Huawei P9 with Dual Leica Lens Review

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The Huawei P8 was a bold move from the company to follow up the Ascend P7 smartphone. There isn’t much to talk about the Ascend P7 but the P8 was an entirely different story. It offered one of the most fluid performances of any Android smartphone at the time and the features too were flagship material. However, the smartphone didn’t receive as much attention as it should’ve. At least not until the Nexus 6P came along. It took a bit of Google and Nexus branding for the world to recognize the kind of high level engineering that Huawei is able to achieve. The Nexus 6P is perhaps the best Nexus device ever made and I am sure a lot of people will agree with me on that. When people recognized the benefits and the quality that Huawei was able to provide, the P8 also got some attention. However, the brand needed something to follow up to the P8 and something that would really grab the attention of everyone. The result is the Huawei P9 with Dual Leica Lens which truly is an engineering marvel on paper with the dual Leica lenses. In the past, we’ve seen how such dual lens setups have failed to impress the average buyer but this time around, things seem different. Let’s find out how in the review.

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Huawei G9 Plus with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 625, 16MP camera announced

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Huawei has announced G9 Plus, a new smartphone in the G9 series in China, few months after introducing the G9 Lite smartphone. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 processor and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with Huawei EMUI 4.1 on top. It has a 16-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization (OIS), phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF), dual-tone LED flash and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Huawei G9 Plus with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 625, 16MP camera announced”

Huawei P9 Camera Samples

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Definitely the most important part of the P9 is the camera. Lets get the specifications out of the way first. The P9 has Dual 12 Megapixel Sony IMX286 sensors at the back which make use of Leica optics. One is RGB while the other is a Monochrome sensor. Both of them have a 27mm focal length, an f2.2 aperture and are assisted by Laser AF as well as a dual-tone LED flash. The pixel size is at 1.25 microns which is bigger than the 1.12 micro pixel size of the P8. Lets take a look at some samples to see how well the phone does.

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Huawei Watch with Stainless Steel strap launched in India for Rs. 22999

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Huawei Watch with leather band was launched in India back in April. Today the company has launched the smartwatch with stainless steel band in India at the P9 launch event. It has a 1.4-inch (400 x 400 pixels) circular AMOLED display with 10,000:1 high contrast ratio, scratch-proof sapphire crystal lens and has cold-forged stainless steel frame. It has built-in heart rate monitor, 6-Axis motion sensors and is also water resistant with IP67 ratings. Continue reading “Huawei Watch with Stainless Steel strap launched in India for Rs. 22999”

Huawei P9 with dual 12MP cameras launched in India for Rs. 39999

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Huawei just launched its flagship P9 smartphone in India as it had promised. It was announced back in April and packs dual 12-megapixel rear cameras with Leica SUMMARIT lenses and 1.25-micron pixels promising brilliant image quality in low-light conditions. It also has an independent depth measurement chip and proprietary hybrid-focus technology.

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How a partnership can redefine the art of smartphone photography

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Huawei has partnered up with Leica to redefine mobile photography. Partnerships between two companies aren’t something new especially when it comes to smartphones. Over the years, we’ve had several partnerships provide us with a wide variety of products that promised a whole different experience. However not every partnership has resulted in results that are worth boasting about be it in favor of the brands or the end-user. But, when done right, it can totally change the game forever.

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Huawei P9 with dual cameras launching in India on August 17

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Huawei has sent out invites for the launch of its flagship P9 smartphone in India on August 17th. It was announced back in April and packs dual 12-megapixel rear cameras with Leica SUMMARIT lenses and 1.25-micron pixels promising brilliant image quality in low-light conditions. It also has an independent depth measurement chip and proprietary hybrid-focus technology. Continue reading “Huawei P9 with dual cameras launching in India on August 17”

Honor 5 with 5-inch HD display, 2GB RAM, 4G VoLTE announced

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Huawei’s Honor brand just announced the Honor 5 / Honor Play 5, the company’s latest budget 4G smartphone in the Honor series in China. It has a 5-inch HD display, is powered by 1.3  quad-core MediaTek processor and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with EMUI 3.1 Lite on top. It has a 8-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera that also has flash. Continue reading “Honor 5 with 5-inch HD display, 2GB RAM, 4G VoLTE announced”

Honor Note 8 with 6.6-inch Quad HD display, 4GB RAM, 4500mAh battery announced

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Huawei’s Honor brand just announced Honor Note 8, its latest smartphone at an event in China. It packs a 6.6-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display, is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 955 SoC  and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1 on top. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0  aperture, RGBW Sensor, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera.  Continue reading “Honor Note 8 with 6.6-inch Quad HD display, 4GB RAM, 4500mAh battery announced”

Honor Note 8 with Quad HD display, 4GB RAM to be announced on August 1

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Huawei’s honor brand recently unveiled the honor 8 smartphone in China and it confirmed the honor Note 8 smartphone with a Quad HD display in a teaser last week. Today the company has confirmed that it will be announced at an event on August 1st. Continue reading “Honor Note 8 with Quad HD display, 4GB RAM to be announced on August 1”