It has already become a tradition and a common story: the debut of the new top Kirin SoC is in Mate’s line, it arrives shortly before the release of the flagship chip by Qualcomm. The latter becomes the most powerful solution in the world of Android and models with built-in over all performance charts. In the case of the Huawei Mate 40, it will be the Kirin 1000.
The Kirin 1000 will be announced on September 5 – it will debut on the Mate 40
Huawei has established a rule to introduce the state-of-the-art processor to a wide audience for the first time and later, the first flagship with it. Despite US sanctions, the company managed to get out, and will manage to get a decent number of units of the new system on a chip from TSMC, and also did not refuse to arrange its announcement.
According to the famous informant @ RODENT950, the Kirin 1000 will be presented on September 5. The announcement will be made in Berlin as part of the IFA 2020 exhibition source also states that the Chinese will be able to build a stock of the new SoC in the amount of 15 million units.
The Kirin 1000 will be the first official mobile chip to feature 5nm technology. Its architecture will include high-performance Cortex-A78 cores, which should boost performance over the Kirin 990. It is known that the chipset will exceed the size and cost of the Apple A14.
According to rumors, four smartphones will make their debut in the Huawei Mate 40 family, where, in addition to the base, they will present the Pro version, the Mate 40 Pro + and the luxurious Mate 40 RS Porsche Design. Interestingly, there is a prediction that only flagships for the Chinese market will receive the Kirin 1000, and beyond its borders will be available with Dimensity 1000+. Whether this is true or not, we will find out in the fall when the new series is announced.
Huawei Mate 40 Pro applications reveal the complete design of the smartphone
After the Huawei Mate 40, a similar leak occurred for the larger version of the flagship family – the Mate 40 Pro. The photos show a number of fundamental differences between the two versions. So the Pro version has a waterfall screen and four rear cameras with a periscope for advanced optical zoom. But the design of the rear and front cameras is similar: a film with two sensors on the screen and a huge round block at the back.
Remarkable is an important feature different from its predecessor – the volume rocker is no longer sensitive to touch, but natural. The specified dimensions are 162.8 x 75.5 x 9-10.4 mm (including the camera protrusion) with 6.7 “OLED screen. There is still no clarity about the technical characteristics, because the situation with the Kirin 1000 / 1020 has not yet been clarified The test date for the presentation is the end of October.