Huawei Hisilicon Kirin 9000 vs Kirin 9000E vs Kirin 990 5G Specification and Benchmarks Compared – What is the difference between the 9000 & 9000E?

This week saw the launch of the delayed Huawei Mate 40 Pro, which introduced the latest flagship chipset from Hisilicon along with a lower specced Kirin 9000E which will be used on the Mate 40. In the UK, we won’t be getting the standard Mate 40, so we don’t need to worry about the Kirin … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs SD855+ vs Kirin 990 5G Compared with Realme X50 Pro vs X20 Pro vs P40 Pro Performance Analysis

Recently, as part of my Huawei P40 Pro, I did a performance analysis of the Kirin 990 5G and how it compared to the previous generation chipsets. Now I have the Realme X50 Pro I can compare two of this year’s flagship chipsets as well as comparing how the Realme X50 Pro compares to its … Read more

Kirin 990 5G vs Kirin 980 vs Snapdragon 855+ Performance Analysis Compared – Huawei P40 Pro vs P30 Pro vs Realme X2 Pro

The Huawei P40 Pro was announced at the end of March, and it is available to pre-order now for £899.99 on Amazon with shipping starting on the 16th of April. The impeccable hardware of the new phone is somewhat overshadowed by the issues on the software side of things, as this is the first big … Read more

Huawei MatePad Pro 5G is a rare flagship grade Android tablet to compete with Samsung Galaxy Tab S6

Guess how many flagship spec Android tablets there are? Until today, just one, the Samsung Samsung Galaxy Tab S6. In fact, barely any brand other than Huawei and Samsung even bother with tablets anymore. Which is a strange situation, when mobile chipsets and the Android OS are so powerful they can easily replicate most of … Read more

Honor V30 & V30 Pro will be the first phones to launch with Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) in the UK & EU on the 24th of February

The Honor V30 series was announced back in November, but thanks to the ongoing issues with the US the phone has not launched in the UK. Honor was planning on a launch event on the 24th of February at MWC, but that has now been cancelled, so they will be doing an online launch event, … Read more

Better late than never. Huawei Mate 30 Pro arrives in the UK via Carphone Warehouse. Testing the waters for the P40 Pro launch?

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro launched shortly after IFA 2019 back in September, but due to the prolonged disagreements between China and the US, Huawei still can’t ship their new phones with Google Apps. By all accounts, the phone has been extraordinarily successful in China and Huawei seem to be weathering the storm quite well, … Read more

Claimed Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Specification Leaks – How does it compare to Samsung Exynos 990 & Kirin 990?

Qualcomm will be holding their annual Snapdragon Summit from the 3rd to the 5th of December where they will reveal the latest flagship Snapdragon chipset. Leaks, rumours and benchmarks have already been floating about, and you can expect to see more as we get closer to the announcement date. A new leak has come out … Read more

Apple A13 Bionic vs A12 vs Kirin 990 5G vs Snapdragon 855 Plus – Which is best?

[Original 12-September-2019] [Updated 14-September-2019] Added new Antutu and Geekbench results At IFA we saw the announcement of the new Huawei Kirin 990 5G, which for the time promising to be the best Android chipset, at least until the Snapdragon 865 SoC is launched. Yesterday, Apple announced its latest and greatest chipset, the A13 Bionic, which … Read more

Huawei Kirin 990 5G comfortably tops AI benchmarks by double compared to Snapdragon 855

During the HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G announcement, Huawei made some bold claims about the advancement of their AI capabilities. In one fo the slides they claimed up to a three-fold increase compared to the Exynos 9825, you never really know how true these claims are, or what stats they twist to make favour the company. … Read more