Alleged Huawei Mate 20 with Kirin 980 chipset on deck sets a new AnTuTu record

Alleged Huawei Mate 20 with Kirin 980 chipset on deck sets a new AnTuTu record
Huawei just recently launched its latest flagships, the P20 , P20 Pro, and the super-premium P20 Pro Porsche Design, but it seems that the grand Chinese company is already prepping its next emboldening move. Word on the street is the successor to last year's Huawei Mate 10 just got benchmarked on popular synthetic benchmark app AnTuTu.

It would seem that the Huawei Mate 20, which is most likely coming this autumn, has reportedly scored a truly mind-boggling score of 356,918 points, which sets it ahead of just about any device right now. This performance jump could potentially be linked to Huawei's rumored upcoming in-house chipset, the Kirin 980. 

Although the benchmark doesn't reveal any facts about the chip that's powering the device, rumors tell us it will likely be a 7nm quad-core endeavor comprising Cortex-A75 cores in a custom configuration and a much-improved 2nd-gen NPU (neural processing unit), which will take on the AI-related tasks. Graphics will be dealt with by a GPU that's said to be much more powerful than the current performer ticking inside Huawei's Kirin 970 chip, which can be found inside the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, P20, and P20 Pro.

The Mate 20 will likely reiterate the intriguing triple-camera setup found on the P20 Pro which is already winning it accolades. Although Huawei's devices have a hard time existing on the US market, the company's definitely striving to outwit the market leaders, and this makes the scene all the more interesting. 

source: CNMO via GSMArena



1. Ghost04

Posts: 518; Member since: May 03, 2014

Its a good score , but most people will say "Scores doesn't mean anything". Interestingly the same people use to criticize Huawei by saying their prosessors are not as powerful as Qualcomms . I really couldn't understand why people cant appreciate a company's efforts . Huawei is worlds 3rd largest brand just for nothing. Sony,LG, HTC was much more popular brand but failed to reach such height. Only because the Company is Chinese doesn't mean its dope . Because of racism it will remain "Underrated".

7. TerryD

Posts: 546; Member since: May 09, 2017

Its pretty impressive that Huawei can compete with the likes of Apple and Qualcomm in the processor stakes. Credit where credit's due, they're doing a pretty damned good job.

14. Bankz

Posts: 2543; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

This will be the phone of the years for sure

16. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Huawei have good stuff. The other chinese brands dont.

26. MelEminem

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 27, 2018


4. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

A12 is expected to score around 280 000 points This numbers are promising Good job huawei

12. fyah_king unregistered

It demolished the A12 and 845 if it’s

5. Sparkxster

Posts: 1228; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Very very impressive score! Kirin 980 is looking like a powerhouse!!

6. delta

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 29, 2015

The 970 problem is his weak gpu compared to 845 or even 835, kirin 980 will come late to the party again if this it's not solved

9. TheOracle1

Posts: 2260; Member since: May 04, 2015

Weak GPU? I laugh at the people that keep going on about such things. 90% of consumers don't even utilize 50% of a GPU's or CPU's capabilities. Three generation old CPU's like the SD820 are more than capable of running everything smoothly.

11. fyah_king unregistered

So, what games are you playing that the 970 can’t play?lol

13. nk950357

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 13, 2017

I don't think it's true,EMUI's icons doesn't look like this

15. PhoenixFirebird

Posts: 123; Member since: Oct 10, 2016

I wish they care more about older devices. Although creating new ones is better, sometimes it makes customers feel as though their current device is useless and powerless.

17. Michigan

Posts: 246; Member since: Nov 19, 2016

I reckon that all this doesn't matter iPhone 10 got beat by s9+ en iPhone is known to tear the antutu benchmarks as always, so f**k the benchmarks.

18. yalokiy

Posts: 997; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

P20 Pro Porsche Design - there is no such phone.

23. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 914; Member since: May 07, 2014

I think he means Mate RS

24. yalokiy

Posts: 997; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

A shame to see wrong phone names on website named phonearena.

19. nedooo

Posts: 71; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

I'm still to see Huawei worth of buying, it is overpriced, I can almost get 2 flagships for the price of Mate 10...

20. yalokiy

Posts: 997; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Two flagship galaxy note 5?

25. mootu

Posts: 1517; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

Here in the Uk the Mate 10 Pro is £499. Show me this years big OEM flagships that can be had anywhere near that price.

21. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

It means A12 = +400000

22. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

Never it will throttle 2 minutes after

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