It will probably have the Kirin 980, alongside the Mate 11 flagships in November.
And if it does have a Kirin SoC instead of the flagship Snapdragon, it won't do so well in terms of sales/marketing or even performance. For one thing, there are more Android developers using Snapdragon devices than MediaTek, Kirin, Exynos, or Nvidia.
Case in point: compare the performance difference in Nintendo Wii emulation between the QSD 835, Exynos 8895 and the Kirin 970. The Snapdragon blows both out of the water, since the application is far better optimised for it.
vasra, 30 Jun 2018"What's wrong with Kirin?" Snapdragon 845 is 50% faster in GPU speed compared to Kirin 970. A... moreYes snapdragon I agree has much better gpu its unmatched (dont know if gpu turbo actually works so I wont talk about it) but otherwise its on par and it doesnt heats up this problem only exsist in Mate 10 series and IIRC P20 Pro all others (View 10, Honor 10) remain cool and huawei will most likely implement some advanced cooling to keep the SoC cool
vasra, 29 Jun 2018If Huawei wants to launch a fast gaming phone, they need to one-up or at least match Snapdrago... moreNo worries, this new phone will come out with Kirin 980 or even Kirin 1020. Both will destroy Snapdragon 845 in Cpu and Gpu department. Even with current Kirin 970, updated later with that GPU Turbo tech that claimed to be 60% more power, 30% less power (less heat), benchmark suggest it'll be as fast as GPU in latest Snapdragon 845.
LG Superfan, 29 Jun 2018Why whats wrong with kirin"What's wrong with Kirin?"
Snapdragon 845 is 50% faster in GPU speed compared to Kirin 970. Also Kirin hwats up a lot during longer gaming sessions.
Everyone is promising foldable phones nowadays. I will believe when i see it.
The only one who comes close is zte axon.
I can't wait to see the drop test!
hopefully foldable phones will be the upcoming trending device so that a huge cut price will likely gonna happen to mid and high end non foldable device. :D
If Huawei wants to launch a fast gaming phone, they need to one-up or at least match Snapdragon 845 in GPU drawing speed. SD845 is 50% faster in real-life on-screen GPU speed compared to Kirin 970. That is A LOT.
suarez92, 29 Jun 2018They are not for gaming. 30 minutes or more with Mate 10 Pro and PUBG and it becomes HOT POTATO.If you read the reviews only mate 10 series heat up p20, vuew 10, honor 10 all remain cool
as long as they keep the bootloader unlockable I will never buy another Huawei Phone
vrvly, 29 Jun 2018They can do at least 2 kind of phones - one to be affordable and ine to be premium. Great, Sym... moreYou ever watched Mr. whosetheboss video on his own style of a gaming phone? Huawei should that design
Whackcar, 29 Jun 2018Huawei has only impressed this year (and even last year, the Mate 10s were awesome), so I full... moreHuawei seems to regard the mate as a professional phone, so I strongly feel like it will be notch-free
krystian, 29 Jun 2018I think they need to make a phone that is for gaming and sacrifices things like camera or some... moreThey can do at least 2 kind of phones - one to be affordable and ine to be premium. Great, Symmetric design and quality cooling can make a flagship worthy of title Gaming phone. Though not with uninteresting design mist flagship come with, trying to feel neutral. It needs bold, futuristic and aggressive one.
Huawei has only impressed this year (and even last year, the Mate 10s were awesome), so I fully expect them to continue to impress us going forward. Mate 20 could be the perfect phone if they make it like the P20 Pro but without the notch...
suarez92, 29 Jun 2018They are not for gaming. 30 minutes or more with Mate 10 Pro and PUBG and it becomes HOT POTATO.is strange im using a mate 9 and it runs it perfectly, no lag, and it doesnt get hot, i mean yest it does but like normal using a phone for a game, not very hot like is giving you problems, probalby something could be wrong with your phone, you alreeady checked it out?
Sonys should grab this opportunity and make a new Xperia Play, they can also use Playstation to grab attention from the public. Bad sadly Sony is...
LG Superfan, 29 Jun 2018Why whats wrong with kirinThey are not for gaming. 30 minutes or more with Mate 10 Pro and PUBG and it becomes HOT POTATO.
Anonymous, 29 Jun 2018and suddenly everybody can make a foldable phone -_-foldable phone is easy to make
foldable screen that's a different story
still waiting for gaming phone with built in gamepad. like the good old N-Gage. or PSVita style