The new Huawei Mate 40 series is scheduled to be released globally on October 22. One of its biggest highlights is the first launch of the Kirin 9000 processor.

Now, a new Huawei phone with a model code NOH-NX9 appeared on GeekBench 5. According to previous information, it is likely to correspond to the Mate 40 Pro.

The test machine integrates an 8GB RAM and runs Android 10 system (EMUI 11?).

In terms of the architecture of Kirin 9000, it is identified as 1 Cortex-A77 super core with a frequency of 3.13GHz, 3 Cortex-A77 cores with a frequency of 2.54GHz, and 4 Cortex-A55 energy efficiency cores with a frequency of 2.04GHz. The GPU is upgraded to Mali -G78.

In terms of running points, it scored 1020 points for single-core and 3710 points for multi-core tests, respectively.

According to the smartphone SoCs ranking list, the single-core performance of the Kirin 9000 is up to 30% higher than that of the Kirin 990 5G (single-core score is 783). This is basically in line with the Apple A12 bionic chip, and slightly ahead of the Snapdragon 865 Plus.

In terms of multi-core performance, it is 15% higher than the Kirin 990 5G (multi-core score is 3204). Thus, it surpasses the Apple A13 bionic chip. At the moment, it is temporarily ranking first before the launch of the Snapdragon 875 and Samsung Exynos 2100.

Following the leak on Geekbench, the Kirin 9000 has also appeared on AnTuTu. As we understand, we are dealing with the same test machine – the Huawei Mate 40 Pro.

Kirin 9000 AnTuTu

In terms of configuration, the new machine uses a 2772×1344 resolution display, a Kirin 9000 processor, a built-in 8GB memory and a 256GB native storage and the main camera has a 50MP resolution.

As for the running points in AnTuTu, the phone scores 693,605 points, of which the CPU score is 189,670, the GPU score is 287,962, the MEM score is 126,589, and the UX score is 89,384.

Looking at these numbers, we understand that the Huawei Mate 40 Pro will sport an LPDDR5 memory and a UFS 3.1 flash storage. It performs very well in terms of storage, and the screen refresh rate may be 90Hz.

Argam Artashyan

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