Once an obscure smartphone manufacturer from China,
Advancing with the speed of light into the new markets worldwide,
According to a report coming out of Venture Beat, the Chinese smartphone giant is prepping to release the previously rumored Mate 9 during an event in Munch, Germany on November 3.
Two people familiar with the matter have stepped forward recently and claimed the company will not be showing one phone, but two. It makes sense given that most phone makers today tend to release flagship models in pairs. Just think of Samsung and its Galaxy S7 and S7
Apparently, the mirage of the Samsung Galaxy
Out of the two models, Long Island is going to be the premium one arriving with a QHD display (2,560 x 1,440 resolution) and featuring support for Android Daydream, while Manhattan will be boasting only an FHD screen (1920 x 1080 pixels).
Other specifications include a spacious 5.9-inch display, a 64-bit octa-core HiSilicone Kirin 960 SoC and a wide range of memory configurations, the more advanced being 6GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
As for the photography department, rumor has it that at least Long Island will be taking advantage of a Leica dual-sensor, dual-lens assemblage, in the vein of the
It’s quite interesting to see whether
While the Mate 9 event is going to be hosted in Germany, the sources say that Manhattan will see a global release, including the United Stated, while the curved Long Island will probably be marketed in the company’s home base in China.