The Mate 9 includes the second generation Leica dual-lens setup with optical image stabilization (OIS). It will be available for $600 unlocked in grey and silver. Best Buy, Amazon, Newegg, and B&H are said to carry the smartphone.
Huawei has been gaining popularity in China, thanks to its quality and low pricing. Now it looks for a hit in the US market, after Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 debacle.
Update:A previous version of this article said Alexa version of the Mate 9 will launch January 6. It will not.