The Huawei P9: still a good choice?

The Huawei P9: still a good choice?

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The Huawei P9 vs the latest flagship
An eternity seems to have passed since the release of the Huawei P9. Now almost all of the flagships, and even some mid-range devices, host a double camera on the body and a slim metallic unibody like the P9. In April 2016, however, the P9 really did make an impression at the London presentation. And whoever possessed one of them (including me) knows well that the P9 proved to be a good companion for life’s adventures. 
Modern flagships have better hardware, as is normal. They incorporate more advanced processors, nearly bezel-less displays and rely on facial recognition or iris scanning. Some have adopted glass housing, abandoning all or part of the aluminium. These most obvious advances, at least. The P9 doesn’t have them, so if you want an inexpensive flagship equipped with the latest technology, look elsewhere. 
Forget the glass and FullView displays of the latest 2017 flagships. / © AndroidPIT
At the moment, the best equipped and cheapest top of the range are the OnePlus 5T and the Honor View 10, which is not yet available on the market. You will have to wait until the beginning of the new year but while you can get an idea of the new Honor device in our hands-on test.
Some of the flagships presented in the first half of 2017, including Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG G6 are now more affordable than at launch but still higher than the price of a P9.
Performance still valid
The Huawei P9 integrates a Kirin 955 processor supported by 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable internal memory via microSD. Those aren’t amazing numbers in 2017, but they are enough to

Article originally published at: Droid Life