• The award-winning HUAWEI P9 is now available in Red and Blue, two colours that are set to be staples on the catwalk in 2017Berlin, 1st September 2016: Huawei Consumer Business Group has today announced that its award-winning flagship smartphone, the HUAWEI P9, is now available in two new colours: Red and Blue. Inspired by the dramatic and colourful world of the Pop Art movement, these vibrant colourways also reflect the passion and glamour of the fashion world. The stunning result is a beautifully-designed phone, packed with impressive features, that is a rallying cry for artists and innovators, and is set to be a staple in your favourite fashion ensembles.
In line with the colourways that are predicted to dominate 2016 / 17 collection catwalks, the cutting-edge HUAWEI P9 in Red and Blue is a spectacular smartphone for those who aren’t just part of the crowd, but define it. A harmony of design and technology, industry leaders in the worlds of fashion, style and art can now both capture and be the trend setters of 2017. Light dances across handset thanks to polishing process and an additional glaze applied to the metal finish. The result is an exquisite variety of visual effects under different lighting conditions.
Glory Zhang, CMO, Huawei Consumer Business Group, described the inspiration behind the new colourways. “Red and blue are two visual extremes for artists, two kinds of characters or two opposite moods and styles. Red is the colour of passion and fire, exuding confidence and youthfulness and expressing the vitality of the fashion industry, while Blue conveys a classic elegance and poise still popular in global fashion circles today. The bold collision of red and blue is fire meeting ice: all the passion and glamour of the fashion world inspired by a clash of the elements. When combined with the intricate wave design of the HUAWEI nova series these colourways show confidence, style and dynamism, and gives the artists and innovators amongst us a new level of choice and style.”
The innovative dual lens 12 megapixel camera, co-engineered with iconic photography brand Leica Camera, ensures that every detail is captured. The result is a smartphone that has the capabilities to complement the vision of the world’s fashionistas and culture creators. Super-fast auto focus means no moment is lost, whilst the magic of the evening shows and after-parties can be caught in all their glory with superb low light photography functionality.
The HUAWEI P9 is now available in six colours: Red and Blue join the launch colours of Rose Gold, Prestige Gold, Titanium Grey and Mystic Silver.
IFA 2016, Berlin, also saw a number of other exciting product announcements from Huawei Consumer Business Group. The HUAWEI nova series of smartphones defy expectations by flawlessly combining style and functionality. The striking MediaPad M3, meanwhile celebrates our senses, boasting the biggest screen to body ratio in the segment and advanced dual stereo harmon / kardon speakers making it perfect for watching your favourite films and TV shows on the move, or delivering your top tunes at premium sound quality.
HUAWEI P9 Red / Blue €549
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HUAWEI P9 key features
• The 5.2 inch full HD display included in the HUAWEI P9 uses the Hollywood movie colour gamut, allowing the display to cover 96 percent of the colour spectrum.
• The dual-lens 12 MP camera features RGB and BW sensors, as well as laser-assisted focus. This makes the camera 200 per cent more sensitive than predecessors and allows it to provide 300 per cent more detail.
• The HUAWEI P9 is powered by Huawei’s latest Kirin 955 chipset, which is based on the TSMC 16 nm FinFET Plus chip technology. CPU performance is 100 per cent faster than the P8 and 3D graphics are improved by 125 per cent.
• Running Android Marshmallow 6.0, the HUAWEI P9 uses the Huawei Emotion UI 4.1 interface, adding hundreds of user experience tweaks and improvements.
• The HUAWEI P9 supports the latest reversible USB Type-C Connector technology.
The HUAWEI P9 features “Super Hands-Free 3.0” technology, which enables hands-free operation of the phone in a variety of locations. Whether you’re in the car, a conference room or at a crowded party, users can enjoy clear conversations from up to three meters away. With a 120-degree range of audio pick up and directional noise reduction, conference calls are crisper and clearer than ever before, no matter where they take place.
The HUAWEI P9 has built-in dual-SIM, dual-standby and dual-connectivity support. It supports 33 mainstream frequencies in more than 100 countries, LTE (Cat 6) and connectivity speeds of up to 300Mbps, making the HUAWEI P9 a true global smartphone for frequent travellers.
About Huawei Consumer Business Group
Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries and are used by a third of the world’s population, ranking third in the world in mobile phone shipments in 2014. Sixteen R&D centres have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India, and China. Huawei Consumer Business Group is one of Huawei’s three business units and covers smartphones, mobile broadband devices, home devices and cloud services. Huawei’s global network is built on 20 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world.
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Shenzhen, China (December 28, 2016) – Ahead of the keynote address by Richard Yu, CEO of HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (CBG) at CES 2017, CBG today announced that the company has shipped more than 10 million HUAWEI P9 / HUAWEI P9 Plus smartphones globally, making it the company’s first flagship series to top the 10 million mark. This is a milestone for HUAWEI both from a product and brand perspective. Despite a sluggish global smartphone market in 2016, the HUAWEI P9 and HUAWEI P9 Plus devices have achieved impressive results in the premium segment; a major breakthrough that proves HUAWEI’s investment in international markets is paying off.
[Wetzlar, Germany, September 23, 2016] HUAWEI and Leica Camera AG today announced they have expanded their strategic collabouration with the establishment of a jointly operated research and innovation centre, the ‘Max Berek Innovation Lab’. The launch comes seven months after the public announcement of their long-term technology partnership in the field of optical engineering, and five months after the launch of the globally successful, multiple-award winning HUAWEI P9 and P9 Plus smartphones.
[Shenzhen, China, October 6, 2016] – Huawei ranked 72 on the Interbrand’s 2016 Best Global Brands report, moving up 16 spots from its ranking in 2015. This is the second consecutive year Huawei has risen on Interbrand’s list since the company became the first mainland Chinese brand to be recognised as a Best Global Brand in 2014.
The award-winning HUAWEI P9 is now available in Red and Blue, two colours that are set to be staples on the catwalk in 2017
Berlin – Sept. 1, 2016 – Exhibiting at IFA 2016, Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled its newest flagship tablet, the HUAWEI MediaPad M3, and showcased the device’s premium audio and multimedia capabilities designed in partnership with HARMAN international. The collabouration between HUAWEI and HARMAN brings together both brands’ expertise to deliver the most powerful and uncompromising tablet sound experience.
Berlin – September 1, 2016 – At IFA 2016, HUAWEI Consumer Business Group debuted the HUAWEI nova and HUAWEI nova plus, the first smartphones in the new series designed to meet the needs of today’s most dynamic consumers. The new HUAWEI nova series features a stunning multi-curve design, camera advances for more vivid photography and performance updates for enhanced usability. Every feature of the HUAWEI nova and HUAWEI nova plus is designed to support consumers’ fast-paced lifestyles and express their unique personalities, whether that means capturing the perfect selfie or taking thousands of shots on a single charge. HUAWEI also announced new color options for the awarding-winning HUAWEI P9 smartphone.
Shenzhen, China (August 15, 2016) – HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (BG) is honored to announce that the HUAWEI P9 has been named ‘European Consumer Smartphone 2016 - 17’ by the European Image and Sound Association (EISA). Furthering its commitment to pursuing the best quality and design without compromise, this is the fourth consecutive year that HUAWEI has been recognised in this category.
UK consulting firm Brand Finance on March 14 released its 2016 "Global Top 100 Most Valuable Brands," and Huawei ranked 47th on the list.
[Las Vegas, 5 January, 2016] Today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (BG) unveiled Jewel and Elegant versions of 2015’s premium smartwatch. In collabouration with Swarovski’s Gemstone Business, the HUAWEI WATCH Jewel and Elegant mark a new female focus for the company.
Duesseldorf, Germany, December 16, 2015 – HUAWEI announced that the total sales order value of the Consumer Business Group (CBG) has exceeded the $2 billion mark in Western Europe in 2015. The announcement follows impressive business growth in 2015 in Western Europe, with a significant year-on-year increase of over 45 percent in sales revenue.
[Warsaw, 9 November 2015] Robert Lewandowski, the captain of the Polish National Football Team and one of the top players in the world who plays in Bayern Munich football club, has become the new ambassador of HUAWEI in the Central- Eastern Europe, Baltic and Scandinavia Region.
[Milan, 28 September, 2015] Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) today unveils its first special edition watch, styled by renowned Italian designer Barnaba Fornasetti for guests of the Vogue China tenth anniversary celebrations. This gift represents a collabouration between Huawei, Vogue China and Fornasetti that seamlessly marries art, design and modern technology.
[Berlin, 2 September, 2015] HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (BG) today announced a partnership with the world’s most famous fashion photographer, Mario Testino, to mark the launch of the HUAWEI WATCH. The advertising campaign features American supermodel Karlie Kloss and one of the world’s top male models, Sean O’Pry. This is the first time that HUAWEI has worked with the iconic fashion photographer and supermodels to convey its vision of fashion and technology embracing.
[Shanghai, China, May 27th, 2015] HUAWEI and Volkswagen announced plans to cooperate in the area of car connectivity, unveiling technology that integrates smartphone functions with vehicle-mounted systems and allows drivers to use those functions safely while driving.
[Shenzhen, China, May 27, 2015] HUAWEI today announced that it has been named one of BrandZ’s ‘Top 100 Global Brands’ for 2015, ranking 70 on the list. Marking HUAWEI’s debut on the BrandZ list, the achievement follows HUAWEI’s ranking on Interbrand’s ‘Top 100 Best Global Brands’ list last year.
[Shanghai, China, May 26, 2015] HUAWEI today announced a partnership with Audi Group to jointly explore the future of interconnected car technology at the Consumer Electronics Show Asia (CES Asia) 2015. HUAWEI’s LTE modules provide the new Audi Q7 SUV with the ability to support 2G, 3G and 4G networks, TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE standards. Enabling lightning fast data transfers with download speeds of up to 100Mbps, the partnership provides users with internet-enabled key features for an enhanced driving experience.
[Lisbon, Portugal, 10 February 2015] HUAWEI and Sport Lisboa e Benfica, one of the greatest European football clubs, today signed an Official Technological Partnership for the next two years. HUAWEI will be working with Benfica to enhance the fans’ experience and explore innovation opportunities.
Shanghai, China, January 29, 2015: HUAWEI’s large screen flagship smartphone, Mate7, was presented with the “Smartphone Best New Arrival” award at the Eleventh Hurun Best of the Best Awards ceremony in Shanghai. At the event, which sees awards presented to over 100 luxury brands, from car to watches, and fashion brands to jewelers, jet and yacht, luxury properties, private banking,… HUAWEI Mate7 was recognised for its increasing importance as HUAWEI’s “most rapid-growing, popular, and fast selling smartphone.”
[Shenzhen], 27 January, 2015: HUAWEI Consumer Business Group (BG) today announced its 2014 financial performance. Total sales revenue increased 30% year-on-year to USD 12.2 billion, crossing the 10 billion mark for the first time. Shipment grew by 7.8% to a total of 138 million devices in 2014, including 75 million smartphones, representing a year-on-year increase of 45%.
[Las Vegas, NV - Jan. 6, 2015] Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and Omlet, a spinoff from Stanford University to create an open social ecosystem, jointly announced their partnership today at CES 2015.
Quotes from Interbrand in top media: Jez Frampton, Interbrand’s Chief Executive, said: “Huawei’s rapid growth and long-term investments in its brand helped it earn a place among the world’s most valuable brands. Despite its low brand awareness in the US, Huawei has gradually expanded its reach around the world.”