The Honor 20 is powered by the Kirin 980 SoC, which has an octa-core CPU, and Mali-G76 MP10 GPU. This is the base variant of the device and it features 6GB of RAM
and 128GB of storage. The device runs on Android 9 Pie operating system along with a custom theme from Honor, the EMUI 9. The brand has equipped the smartphone with CPU and GPU Turbo. This technology makes use of AI to help the CPU and the GPU run at their optimum frequencies, based on the application you are using. This not only enhances the performance but also increases the power efficiency of the device. For uninterrupted gaming performance, Honor has also packed the smartphone with Gaming+ mode, which when enabled, mutes the notifications while you are playing a game.