Twitter leakster Ice Universe has just tweeted a Geekbench result revealing that Huawei’s upcoming Kirin 9000 will come with the 24-core Mali-G78 MP24. The GPU is clocked at lower frequencies to distribute the load better and be more power-efficient.

Prior to this, the score of the Kirin 9000 on AnTuTu was revealed with similar performance to the Exynos 1080 albeit with a better GPU score.

Renders of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro

The NOH-NX9 is assumed to be the vanilla Mate 40 and expected to sport a 90Hz display, 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

Renders of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+

In addition to the expected Mate 40, the Mate 40 series is also rumored to feature a Mate 40 Pro+ which, based on renders of the device, will have an octagonal camera module at the back with five cameras and 65W Super Charging. It is also said to pack 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. The Mate 40 Pro+ is said to have a model number of NOP-AN00.

Here’s a second photo of the Mate 40 Pro+ with a case

Huawei has a limited number of the Kirin 9000 chipsets caused by the US’ Huawei ban which limited the supply-chain.

The wait for the Huawei Mate 40 series and the new flagship chipset from the company isn’t too long now with the company scheduled to launch on October 22.


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