Huawei Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro leaks show what may be the last of its kind

Huawei Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro leaks show what may be the last of its kind

Huawei Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro leaks show what may be the last of its kind The hammer fell hard on Huawei this year and, moving forward, it’s uncertain how long it will be able to keep up a straight face in the midst of political and economic onslaught. In a few days, it will try to show that it’s business as usual as it debuts the Huawei Mate 40 series and while the Mate 40 Pro at least looks and sounds premium enough, it may also be one of if not the last premium Android phone Huawei will be making unless things change in its favor. It’s not that Huawei will stop making smartphones, of course, just that they might not resemble the Huawei phones many have grown to love. According to WinFuture’s nearly comprehensive report, the Mate 40 Pro will run on HiSilicon’s latest Kirin 9000, a 5G-enabled octa-core 5nm processor that benchmarks show to surpass the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865. Given restrictions on trade and export, HiSilicon might not be able to make such chips anymore once its component supplies run out. The report also shows the undeniably premium design of the phone, at least in front, with a display that curves at the side almost completely to give the illusion of having no bezels there. The back holds a circular camera bump whose large size is really only for display. There are only three cameras there, joined by what is believed to be a laser AF system ...
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