Honor 20 Pro Appears on Geekbench With Kirin 980 Chipset and 8GB RAM

On: May 15, 2019

The upcoming Honor 20 smartphone from the Huawei sub-brand was caught on the Geekbench database earlier this week, running on a 7nm Kirin 980 chipset. We have now spotted the YAL-AL10 variant of the Honor 20 Pro on Geekbench.

Honor 20 Pro YAL-AL10 Variant Pops Up on Geekbench

The Honor 20 Pro YAL-AL10 Geekbench listing confirms the upcoming smartphone will have the exact same Kirin 980 chipset running under its hood as the standard Honor 20. However, the Honor 20 series will not the company’s first smartphones to utilize the 7nm chipset. Honor Magic 2 with a Kirin 980 chipset was launched in China in November last year.

Honor 20 Pro Geekbench

Apart from the chipset powering the smartphone, the Honor 20 Pro Geekbench listing reveals the phone will pack 8GB of RAM. In comparison, the Honor 20 variant caught on Geekbench was equipped with 6GB RAM. With 2GB more RAM than the Honor 20, the Honor 20 Pro achieved a marginally higher single-core score of 3,252 and a lower multi-core score of 9,682. When it comes to software, the upcoming Honor flagship smartphone will be shipped with the Android Pie operating system out of the box. Needless to say, you will find the EMUI 9.0 custom skin running on top of Pie.

According to latest reports, Honor 20 Pro will sport a 6.26-inch hole-punch display. In terms of design, the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro are both expected to have a dynamic holographic coating on the back. Moving on to optics, the smartphone may feature a total of four rear cameras. The selfie camera housed within the tiny hole in the phone’s display is said to be a 32MP unit and is expected to offer several AI-powered features. The Honor 20 Pro is also tipped to come with SuperCharge fast charging support, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a USB Type-C port. The Honor 20 series will be unveiled at an event in London on May 21.


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