Huawei to launch Mate 9 in US by the beginning of 2017
Huawei has launched their latest flagship smartphone Mate 9 earlier last month. The device has already confirmed to launch in IS market very soon, but no date were fixed. Now the online leaker Evan Blass (@evleaks) reveals the launch date for Mate 9 in USA, January 6th.
The Huawei Mate 9 will be selling in the premium phablet segment, which fills the current absence of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 due to battery fiasco. Even the Huawei becomes World’s #3 smartphone manufacturer, it has some limitations to take over US market. Most of the carriers are not ready to sell the device through their outlets, which limits the number of devices imported to US. Even the Senators are worried about the trustworthy of Chinese Smartphones, as they have a worse rivalry between them. According to reports, Huawei is more likely to sell the devices through online shopping sites like Amazon and Walmart.
Huawei Mate 9 was announced with a large 5.9-inch Display, powered by Kirin 960 with 4GB of RAM, boosted by a massive battery of 4,000mAh. The device runs Android Nougat and priced around €699.
The Mate 9 will be carrying a price tag between $730 and $760 in US.