Evaluation/Review of the Huawei P9 Plus. We've done a detailed breakdown of the specs, as well as the performance pros and cons.

Created date: 09/30/2018, 12:30:28, Updated date: 10/01/2019, 10:33:57

In-depth review of Huawei P9 Plus's features

We've conducted a detailed review of the Huawei P9 Plus, looking into its battery, how easy it is to use the camera, and whether the CPU performance is high or low. Not only that, but we've also evaluated how portable and easy to hold it is, as well as how nice the display is.

Advantages and disadvantages of Huawei P9 Plus

Advantages of Huawei P9 Plus

  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.
  • It has a relatively long battery life, so you do not need to worry about battery much.
  • It has a high-grade CPU, so you can play 3D games without encountering stuttering.

Disadvantages of Huawei P9 Plus

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Huawei P9 Plus's features, performance, reviews

Huawei P9 Plus's size

The Huawei P9 Plus has a width of 29.6 in (75.3 mm), a length of 60.0 in (152.3 mm), and a thickness of 2.8 in (7 mm).It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big.In addition, the weight of the Huawei P9 Plus is about 5.7 oz (162 g).Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Huawei P9 Plus, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Huawei P9 Plus's CPU specs

With the 2.5GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the Huawei P9 Plus has extremely high performance and will operate smoothly without stress, whichever app you use. Among all smartphones released to date, it is one with top class performance. It is also suitable for heavier 3D games, and quite smooth play will be possible.

With 4GB of RAM, the Huawei P9 Plus has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Huawei P9 Plus, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

Huawei P9 Plus's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Huawei P9 Plus is 64GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The Huawei P9 Plus is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Huawei P9 Plus's screen

Huawei P9 Plus has a 5.5 inch display.It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

Huawei P9 Plus has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

Huawei P9 Plus's camera specs

Huawei P9 Plus has a 12 MP main camera, which can serve you well in most cases. However, you might feel a little dissatisfied with the quality of the images.

Also, Huawei P9 Plus has an 8 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

Huawei P9 Plus's battery performance

The battery performance of the Huawei P9 Plus is 3400mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Huawei P9 Plus is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

Huawei P9 Plus's general rating

The Huawei P9 Plus is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

Comparing the specifications of Huawei P9 Plus against similar products.

general rating

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.general rating

Huawei P9 Plus

70.1-Display size:5.5 inch, Weight:5.7 oz (162 g), Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 955, CPU specs:2.5GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:3400mAh

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

65.9Display size:5.2 inch, Weight:5.2 oz (147 g), Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952, CPU specs:1.2GHz+1.5GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB, Storage size:16GB, Battery capacity:3000mAh

honor 8

69.1Display size:5.2 inch, Weight:5.4 oz (153 g), Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin950, CPU specs:2.3GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:32GB, Battery capacity:3000mAh

Huawei Y6II Compact

58.6Display size:5 inch, Weight:4.9 oz (140 g), Chipset:Mediatek MT6735, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:2GB, Storage size:16GB, Battery capacity:2200mAh

Huawei Y5II

48.7Display size:5 inch, Weight:4.8 oz (135 g), Chipset:Mediatek MT6735P, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB, Storage size:8GB, Battery capacity:2200mAh

Huawei Y3II

42.5Display size:4.5 inch, Weight:5.3 oz (150 g), Chipset:Mediatek MT6735M, CPU specs:1.0GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:1GB, Storage size:8GB, Battery capacity:2100mAh

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body size

Huawei P9 Plus

54.2-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.6 in (75.3 mm) x 60.0 in (152.3 mm) x 2.8 in (7 mm)

HUAWEI P9

59.7Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 57.1 in (145 mm) x 2.7 in (6.95 mm)

HUAWEI P9 lite

57.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.9 in (147 mm) x 3.0 in (7.5 mm)

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

57.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.9 in (147 mm) x 3.0 in (7.5 mm)

honor 8

59.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 2.9 in (7.45 mm)

Huawei Y6II Compact

57.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 56.6 in (143.8 mm) x 3.5 in (8.9 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body weight

Huawei P9 Plus

65.6-Weight:5.7 oz (162 g)

HUAWEI P9

72.7Weight:5.1 oz (144 g)

HUAWEI P9 lite

71.5Weight:5.2 oz (147 g)

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

71.5Weight:5.2 oz (147 g)

honor 8

69.1Weight:5.4 oz (153 g)

Huawei Y6II Compact

74.3Weight:4.9 oz (140 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen size

Huawei P9 Plus

82.0-Display size:5.5 inch

HUAWEI P9

77.2Display size:5.2 inch

HUAWEI P9 lite

77.2Display size:5.2 inch

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

77.2Display size:5.2 inch

honor 8

77.2Display size:5.2 inch

Huawei Y6II Compact

74.0Display size:5 inch

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.RAM capacity

Huawei P9 Plus

70.0-RAM size:4GB

HUAWEI P9

60.0RAM size:3GB

HUAWEI P9 lite

50.0RAM size:2GB

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

60.0RAM size:3GB

honor 8

70.0RAM size:4GB

Huawei Y6II Compact

50.0RAM size:2GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.storage size

Huawei P9 Plus

67.0-Storage size:64GB

HUAWEI P9

55.5Storage size:32GB

HUAWEI P9 lite

50.0Storage size:16GB

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

50.0Storage size:16GB

honor 8

55.5Storage size:32GB

Huawei Y6II Compact

50.0Storage size:16GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.battery

Huawei P9 Plus

71.0-Battery capacity:3400mAh

HUAWEI P9

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

HUAWEI P9 lite

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

honor 8

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Huawei Y6II Compact

53.0Battery capacity:2200mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

Huawei P9 Plus

59.3-Rear-camera resolution:12 MP

HUAWEI P9

59.3Rear-camera resolution:12 MP

HUAWEI P9 lite

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

honor 8

59.3Rear-camera resolution:12 MP

Huawei Y6II Compact

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.front-camera resolution

Huawei P9 Plus

58.3-Front-camera resolution:8 MP

HUAWEI P9

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

HUAWEI P9 lite

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

honor 8

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Huawei Y6II Compact

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

Huawei P9 Plus

59.9-Color:Haze gold,quartz grey,ceramic white, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.6 in (75.3 mm) x 60.0 in (152.3 mm) x 2.8 in (7 mm), Weight:5.7 oz (162 g)

HUAWEI P9

66.2Color:Mystic Silver/Titanium Gray, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 57.1 in (145 mm) x 2.7 in (6.95 mm), Weight:5.1 oz (144 g)

HUAWEI P9 lite

64.3Color:Gold/White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.9 in (147 mm) x 3.0 in (7.5 mm), Weight:5.2 oz (147 g)

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

64.3Color:Gold/White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 57.9 in (147 mm) x 3.0 in (7.5 mm), Weight:5.2 oz (147 g)

honor 8

64.1Color:Blue/Sunrise Gold/Pearl White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71 mm) x 57.5 in (146 mm) x 2.9 in (7.45 mm), Weight:5.4 oz (153 g)

Huawei Y6II Compact

65.8Color:Black,white,gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.3 in (72 mm) x 56.6 in (143.8 mm) x 3.5 in (8.9 mm), Weight:4.9 oz (140 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

Huawei P9 Plus

85.0-Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:400ppi

HUAWEI P9

85.5Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

HUAWEI P9 lite

85.5Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

85.5Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

honor 8

85.5Display type:IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Huawei Y6II Compact

59.9Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:293ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

Huawei P9 Plus

88.5-OS:Android, Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 955, CPU specs:2.5GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

HUAWEI P9

82.7OS:Android, Chipset:HUAWEI Kirin955, CPU specs:2.5GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

HUAWEI P9 lite

62.2OS:Android, Chipset:Huawei Kirin650, CPU specs:2.0GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB

HUAWEI P9 lite PREMIUM

61.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952, CPU specs:1.2GHz+1.5GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

honor 8

88.0OS:Android, Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin950, CPU specs:2.3GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Huawei Y6II Compact

36.5OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6735, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:2GB

Huawei P9 Plus's specs

Huawei P9 Plus
ImageHuawei P9 Plus
MakerHuawei
Release date5, 2016
Colorhaze gold,quartz grey,ceramic white
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)29.6 in (75.3 mm) x 60.0 in (152.3 mm) x 2.8 in (7 mm)
Weight5.7 oz (162 g)
Display size5.5 inch
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 1920
Pixel density400ppi
Battery capacity3400mAh
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 955
CPU specs2.5GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size4GB
Storage size64GB
Rear-camera resolution12 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP

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