Chinese tech firm Huawei on Wednesday introduced Mate 9, Mate 9 Pro along with GR 5, its latest smartphones, into the markets of Thailand and Southeast Asia. 

Mate 9 will be sold here from Thursday at a price of 23,900 Baht (672 US dollars), while consumers have to wait to mid January 2017 for Mate 9 Pro, which will be sold at 27,900 Baht (784 US dollars). 

The latest device, Mate 9, can learn about the habits of its user and automatically put the most frequently used apps in easy reach, according to Tossaporn Nisthanon, deputy country director of Huawei Consumer Business Group Thailand. 

He also mentioned the company's technology which let a smartphone gain a full-day battery by a 20-minute charge. 

The Mate 9 also has the newest generation of the Leica dual-camera. Tossaporn said pictures taken by the device is more detailed than those taken by flagship smartphones of their competitors, especially when the picture is taken at night. 

A premium version of Mate 9, Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9, was also introduced. Only 800 models of this kind will be sold in Thailand at a price of 49,900 Baht (1402 US dollars). 

GR 5 2017, which will be sold from mid January, will have dual camera with a 64 GB, and will be sold at 8,900 Baht (250 US dollars). 

The company called GR 5 "the most affordable dual-camera" while also announced the phone's brand ambassador, local star Mew Nittha Jirayungyurn. 

Wang Yifan, managing director of Huawei Technologies (Thailand), said Thailand is one of the company's most important markets.

Editor: Zeng Yunheng