Huawei, and their junior brand Honor, continue to make strides in the US market. The Chinese manufacture has rolled out several phones and tablets over the past year and one of the latest, the Huawei Mate 9, is nothing short of impressive. The 5.9″ phablet has a stunning display, powerful specs and is running the all new EMUI 5.0, Huawei’s user interface based on Android Nougat 7.0. Couple this with a dual-camera configuration that leverages Leica optics and a beefy 4000mAh battery, you end up with a device that not only can handle your mobile computing needs but can take some seriously impressive photos while lasting you all day. It is a pretty complete package and a far cry better than the 2015 Mate 8 (which wasn’t all that bad).
I recently had an opportunity to use the Mate 9 and I’m sold. If you are in the market for a larger device that can meet your phone and small tablet needs, this phablet should be on your shortlist. Here’s my review of the Huawei Mate 9.