Mysterious Huawei smartphone with Kirin 990 goes through Geekbench

by Kelvin
Mysterious Huawei smartphone with Kirin 990 goes through Geekbench

The Kirin 990 is Huawei's latest high-end processor and is already promised for the new Huawei Mate 30, Mate 30 Pro and Honor V30. Therefore, it is likely that it is one of these devices that brought this processor to the Geekbench platform,

A Huawei smartphone of unknown name has appeared on this well-known performance testing platform. An event that once again demonstrates the inherent processing power of this new Chinese SoC.


With a score of 3842 single-core and 11644 multi-core, this mysterious model is already one of the most powerful on the Geekbench platform. In fact, this result even surpasses OnePlus 7 Pro and the unannounced Vivo NEX 3.

Concerned model will arrive with 8GB RAM and Android 10

The same listing gives us other clues about the smartphone in question. We learn that the equipment used for this purpose has 8GB of RAM and Android 10.

The presence of the latest version of Google's operating system shows us that the model in question has not yet been announced. The new Huawei Mate 30 should come with Android 10, but without the services of Google.

In addition, these will be the next tops that the Chinese company will make official, and its passage through this platform will be one of the last steps to take before its release.

What are the advantages of the Kirin 990

The Kirin 990 is Huawei's latest top processor. As already mentioned, it will be the engine of the Huawei Mate 30, the Honor V30 and the Huawei P40 to be presented early next year.

According to technology data, this processor is 10% more powerful than its Snapdragon 855. In addition, it has the same energy efficiency as the Kirin 980, although it offers more power.

Another advantage of this Kirin 990 is its integrated modem for 5G networks. This means that a dedicated modem is not required for this connectivity, which results in less physical footprint within the smartphone, thus less equipment thickness.

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