I finished writing my review of the Huawei P9 on Friday. Today’s Tuesday, I have a Galaxy S7 and two iPhones in my immediate vicinity, and I’m still using the Huawei P9.
Have I taken leave of my senses?
Two years ago, Chinese networking giant Huawei sent me an unrequested Ascend P7 for review — an Android smartphone that keenly reinforced all the prejudices about Chinese copycats. The software was a tacky iOS ripoff, the industrial design echoed Sony’s Xperia Z line, and the battery life was nonexistent. But two years is a mighty long time in the tech realm, and today’s Huawei is a fundamentally different beast.
Having built the excellent Nexus 6P for Google last year, Huawei returns in 2016 with its most beautiful design to date and…