Huawei P9: CNET Editors reactSenior Editors Luke Westaway and Andrew Hoyle give their first impressions of Huawei's dual-camera smartphone, and what it means for Huawei in the smartphone race.
[BLANK_AUDIO] We're just gonna first look at Wally's new phone. It's the P9, it's the latest flagship. It's got two cameras on the back and what about this phone excites you, anything? Well, you mentioned straight up the two cameras and next to these two cameras you'll see the [UNKNOWN] icon, [UNKNOWN] is one of the names in cameras So, for me alone, this is an assured quality that an app is really exciting. It's got the two lenses there for you to bring in a lot more light, so this phone could be really good at taking photos when it's a bit dark, and you're in one of those dingy bars, that I know you and I, both like to frequent. Sure. [LAUGH] Okay I mean do you think it's a little bit risky though selling your phone on the promise of photography? Just because there's a lot of other companies that do that. Companies like HTC or Sony in particular, there are a lot of companies that say our phone has the best imaging and often they don't always deliver. It is high risk. Certainly the bar has already been set very very high. We've got some amazing camera phones. But at least they're doing something a bit different. They are talking a lot about how one of these lenses is really really good for black and white photography. So there is a bit of excitement there by doing something that's just slightly different from what we've already seen.>> Would it be fair to say that apart from the camera tech, which seems pretty interesting and pretty cool, but apart from that there's nothing especially groundbreaking about this Android phone? Big powerful Exactly, yeah. It's kind of what you'd expect from a high end phone. It's got lots of power, feels nice to hold, sort of big, bright screen, that's what you'd want from a smart phone really. Well, those are our first impressions of the V9. Let us know what you think. Stay tuned.