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Huawei P9 vs. P10: Which stylish Huawei phone is best for you?

huawei p  vs our first take
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Chinese smartphone giant Huawei unveiled the newest addition to its flagship smartphone lineup, the P-series. The new P10 is laden with new features and improvements over last year’s model. The P9, however, was largely well received and universally praised. Does the P10 live up to the standards set by its predecessor? Read on to find out how the P9 and P10 stack up against one another in the spec department.


Huawei P10


Huawei P9

Size 145.3 x 69.3 x 7 millimeters (5.72 x 2.73 x 0.28 inches) 145 x 70.9 x 7 millimeters (5.71 x 2.79 x 0.28 inches)
Weight 5.11 ounces (145 grams) 5 ounces (144 grams)
Screen 5.1-inch IPS-NEO LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.2-inch IPS-NEO LCD capacitive touchscreen
Resolution 1,080 x 1,920 pixels (432 ppi) 1,080 x 1,920 pixels (423 ppi)
OS Android 7.0 Nougat (EMUI 5.1) Android 6.0 Marshmallow (EMUI 4.1), upgradable to 7.0
Storage 64GB 32/64GB
MicroSD card slot Yes Yes
NFC support Yes Yes, EVA-L09 only
Processor Kirin 960 2.4 GHz Octa-core Kirin 955 2.5GHz Octa-core
Connectivity LTE, GSM, HSPA, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, GALILEO GPS LTE, GSM, HSPA, a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
Camera 20-megapixel monochrome + 12-megapixel color rear cameras with OIS, 8-megapixel front Dual 12-megapixel rear, 8-megapixel front
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Bluetooth Yes, version 4.2 Yes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other sensors Gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass Gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass
Water resistant No No
Battery 3,200mAh (TYP) 3,000mAh
Ports USB-C, headphone USB-C, headphone
Marketplace Google Play Store Google Play Store
Color offerings Ceramic White, Dazzling Blue, Dazzling Gold, Prestige Gold, Graphite Black, Mystic Silver, Rose Gold, Greenery Ceramic White, Haze Gold, Rose Gold, Titanium Grey, Mystic Silver, Prestige Gold, Red, Blue
Availability None in USA Amazon
Price €650 $429
DT review Hands-on 4 out of 5 stars
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