It is no information that Huawei is in troubled waters. After having their software program licensing revoked and TSMC reducing off their chip provide, Huawei cannot make their flagship Kirin processors anymore. And this marks the top of an period as Huawei gears as much as introduce presumably the final technology of the Huawei Mate collection as we all know it. Up till now, the previews we have seen of the upcoming Huawei Mate 40 have been idea mockups reasonably than finalized designs. However with the launch solely days away, advertising renders for the brand new flagship collection have leaked. Let's discuss what could possibly be the final premium Huawei flagship powered by Android and Kirin.
The ever-reliable German publication WinFuture.de studies that the Huawei Mate 40 Professional has the most recent Kirin 9000 chipset at its coronary heart, that includes Huawei's first 5nm manufacturing course of. It is made to compete with Apple's A14 5nm chipset. Leaked benchmark scores rank the Kirin 9000 above Qualcomm's top-of-the-line Snapdragon 865 collection (which itself outperforms the A14 if you happen to go by leaked AnTuTu benchmarks).
However with a caveat: Huawei solely has a restricted inventory of Kirin 9000 chips on their palms earlier than it runs out. In all chance, the corporate may discontinue and re-introduce the Mate 40 collection with new processors down the road as soon as that occurs (because it did with the Huawei Nova 7 SE not too long ago).
The brand new mockups present a well-known Huawei Mate 40 Professional design however with a couple of enhancements. Huawei lopped off the bodily buttons to make room for the curving waterfall show final yr. However the Mate 40 Professional brings again the amount rocker, seen on the precise facet within the renders. The signature curved show has been a design factor of each Mate iteration. The curves are pronounced across the edges and the huge notch is changed with a large hole-punch. The brand new addition to the Huawei worth listing may have a ring-style bump with three cameras and presumably a laser AF module embedded inside.
The usual Mate 40 version has already been formally teased. It exhibits a hexagonal digicam bump.
The design is likely to be love-it-or-hate-it, nevertheless it has a minimum of six cameras inside.