New Huawei Mate 20 & Mate 20 Pro teaser focuses on the Kirin 980
by Joshua Swingle / Sep 25, 2018, 11:08 AM
As revealed towards the end of August at IFA 2018, the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro will both arrive with the new Kirin 980 chip inside. This is the world’s first one to be built on the new 7-nanometer processor, although it’s worth noting that the new Apple A12 Bionic did beat Huawei’s chip to the market – the Kirin 980 will actually make its debut inside the Mate 20 devices.
Performance-wise, recent benchmarks did showcase huge performance gains over both the Kirin 970 and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845. In addition, Huawei itself claimed that the chip is both 37% more powerful and 32% more efficient than Qualcomm’s alternative. Separately, the company also stated that its latest chip will be better than Apple’s latest offering. However, considering the A12 Bionic is arguably the most powerful chip on the market at the moment, the accuracy of these claims will remain to be seen.
For now, those interested in Huawei’s latest processor, or the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, will have to wait until October 16 to find all the full details. Sales of the devices are expected to begin in the final week of October.
- Display 6.5" 1080 x 2244 pixels
- Camera 12 MP / 24 MP front
- Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2600 MHz
- Storage 128 GB + Nano Memory (NM)
- Battery 4000 mAh
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That mate 20 pro will be mine.
posted on Sep 25, 2018, 11:37 AM 4
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Everyone wants to be like Apple...
posted on Sep 25, 2018, 12:32 PM 0
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Oh please, you're retarded, CR@pple is like two years behind Android flagship smartphones, who came out with the notch,the triple camera, the in screen fingerprint scanner, the dual camera, the fingerprint scanner, Android device's came out with all of that first, then CR@pple copied,quit being such a CR@pple lover already, iPhones are so feminine and locked down, you're stupid for going with something like that.
posted on Sep 25, 2018, 1:22 PM 7
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I wonder if my English is bad. "This is the world’s first one to be built on the new 7-nanometer processor". PA keeps using this statement again and again. The article also mentions iPhone beat it so I am confused. Why make a statement just to say someone else beat it.
posted on Sep 25, 2018, 4:01 PM 1
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I think he's trying to state like this "Kirin is the first Android chip announced but beaten by the A12 chip to be released in the market." I'm just speculating based on the information in this article.
posted on Sep 26, 2018, 3:49 AM 0
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