8.8 out of 10 based on 1402 reviews

Huawei Mate 9

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Best Price: $555

  • User Score (1162)
    9.0 9.0 from 1162 reviewers
  • Expert Score (85)
    8.5 8.5 from 85 reviewers
  • Design (5)
    7.9 7.9 from 5 reviewers
  • Value for money (2)
    8.9 8.9 from 2 reviewers
  • Features (2)
    8.3 8.3 from 2 reviewers
  • Ease of use (4)
    8.4 8.4 from 4 reviewers
  • Performance (3)
    9.1 9.1 from 3 reviewers
  • Sound quality (19)
    9.7 9.7 from 19 reviewers
  • Sound (3)
    8.1 8.1 from 3 reviewers
  • Battery performance (9)
    9.5 9.5 from 9 reviewers
  • Display (6)
    8.9 8.9 from 6 reviewers
  • Weight (2)
    9.0 9.0 from 2 reviewers
  • Gaming performance (2)
    9.6 9.6 from 2 reviewers
  • Build quality (4)
    9.6 9.6 from 4 reviewers
  • Connectivity (2)
    9.0 9.0 from 2 reviewers
  • Keyboard (2)
    9.8 9.8 from 2 reviewers
  • Temperature (2)
    8.7 8.7 from 2 reviewers
  • Camera (7)
    8.6 8.6 from 7 reviewers
  • Multimedia (4)
    9.8 9.8 from 4 reviewers
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Users:
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7-8
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5-6
(57)
3-4
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1-2
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  • Expert Reviews

  1. Geekzone

    Geekzone
    15 December 2016

    For the last three weeks I have been using the Huawei Mate 9 full time. The verdict is easy: a great smartphone. Read more

  2. Tech Guide

    Tech Guide
    9.0/10
    8 February 2017

    Huawei has produced one of its best smartphones with the Mate 9. The brand has matured nicely in the last couple of years and the Mate 9 is a great example to show just how far it has come. Huawei’s Mate 9 is an excellent device that offers quality and high performance across the board. Read more

    • Large screen, sleek design, customisable user interface, excellent dual lens camera, long life battery, fast charging. Not water resistant, only FHD resolution screen, could be cheaper. VERDICT: Huawei has produced one of its best smartphones with the Mate 9. The brand has matured nicely in the l...
  3. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    9.0/10
    13 March 2017

    It succeeds in the three key areas required of smart phones: battery, performance and camera. As such it's great value at $999. However, the camera can struggle in basic low-light conditions. We hope this will get fixed down the line. Read more

    • Great battery, Very fast, Good value, Potentially-amazing camera
    • Potentially-disappointing camera
  4. Gadget Guy

    Gadget Guy
    9.0/10
    22 January 2017

    It might be a thousand dollars, but a good and wonderfully large screen, strong overall performance and a very respectable battery life makes the Huawei Mate 9 a very good buy. Read more

    • Big, big screen, very good overall performance, good value for money
    • Camera not quite as good as the specs and brand associations would imply
  5. Cybershack

    Cybershack
    8.8/10
    15 February 2017

    What makes this phone so good? Where to begin? Let’s start with the superior hardware and software, the 12MP Leica dual lense camera that enables users to capture the highest phone quality pictures, the ‘Press Touch’ feature that recognizes subtler variations in screen pressure, making your phone... Read more

    • aesthetics, camera, functionality
  • User Reviews

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