Huawei Mate 40 Pro with Kirin 9000 SoC, 8GB RAM spotted on Geekbench ahead of launch

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro will feature the company's in-house Kirin 9000 processor, which will be the first-ever chipset by the company built on a 5nm architecture.

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Huawei Mate 40

Huawei is gearing up for the launch of its latest flagship lineup, the Huawei Mate 40 series. The Huawei Mate 40 series is set to launch on October 22, 2020 and is said to consist of the vanilla Huawei Mate 40, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro, and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus. Amongst these, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro has today been spotted on the Geekbench database website, which gives us a working clue as to what some of its specifications and features would be. Take a look.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro visits Geekbench; key specifications revealed

Huawei Mate 40 Pro Geekbench
Huawei Mate 40 Pro visits Geekbench

As seen in the Geekbench database website image, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro (with the model number Huawei NOH-NX9) has managed to pull off 1,020 in the single-core test and 3,710 in the multi-core test. Furthermore, the Geekbench listing suggests that the Huawei Mate 40 Pro will be powered by an octa-core Kirin 9000 processor, which will be the company’s first processor built on a 5nm architecture. The source code of the page reveals that the processor will be paired with a Mali-G78 GPU.

The Geekbench listing for the Huawei Mate 40 Pro confirms that there will be (at least) an 8GB RAM variant of the device. The device will boot Android 10 out of the box. Lastly, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro will be a 5G handset. Other than what we mentioned above, the Geekbench listing for the Huawei Mate 40 Pro does not tell us anything else about the device.

That being said, previous reports suggest that the device could feature a dual punch-hole display with a 120Hz refresh rate. At the back, there are chances the device features a quadruple rear camera setup. To learn more about the Huawei Mate 40 series, you can head to our previous coverage for the same.

For now, this is all the information that we have been able to gather surrounding the upcoming Huawei Mate 40 Pro smartphone, but since the launch is not too far from now, we can expect to hear more about the device (and the series) in the coming days. Whenever we do, we will keep you posted on the same. What are your thoughts on the upcoming Huawei Mate 40 series? Do let us know in the comments section below.