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Huawei Mate 40 series to launch in October, aims to sell 8 million devices this year



As usual, Huawei Mate series flagship launches in the second half of the year and 2020 will not be any different than previous. Because Huawei Mate 40 series will stick to its planned launch date.

A tipster from Weibo speculated that Huawei will release the Huawei Mate 40 series in October this year. The phone series will equip a 5nm Kirin processor and the company is looking to ship almost 8 million devices in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Source Weibo

According to previous reports, Huawei has already placed its order for 5nm Kirin chipset made by TSMC last year. Also, a recent report reveals that this new processor will be called Kirin 1000.

In May 2020, the U.S. extended the business restriction on Huawei until 2021 and also banned its chipset supplies from TSMC. Since Huawei has its order placed earlier this ban, the Chinese tech giant likely to get the full stock of its existing requirement.

Similar to last year, Huawei will introduce this new chipset at the IFA Berlin event in September. More detail is yet to come.

The Huawei Mate 30 series officially launched in September 2019 and it’s the first Huawei flagship that made its way to market without Google Mobile Services (GMS). Also, the phone debut with 7nm+ processed Kirin 990 processor with an inbuilt 5G modem.

This year, Huawei P40 series made some impressive upgrades in its camera and display department. Huawei Mate 40 series will definitely inherit these changes to create a new benchmark on DXOMARK.

Moreover, Huawei Mate 40 devices are the first to come pre-installed with Android 11 based EMUI 11.

Currently, there are no official confirmation made regarding the launch date of Huawei Mate 40 series but we’ll keep you posted with further updates.

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