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Huawei’s Mate 8 Scores Over 90K in AnTuTu

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Too good to be true?

Huawei recently released their newest flagship phablet, the Mate 8, sporting the company’s homegrown Kirin 950 octa-core processor. Much has been said about this new processor, and like all new chips we were curious about the performance of their new silicon.

Huawei Mate 8 specs

  • Kirin 950 octa-core processor (4 x 2.3GHz, 4 x 1.8GHz) with i5 coprocessor
  • 3GB/4GB of RAM
  • 6-inch full HD display, 2.5D curved diamond cut glass,  1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 32GB/64GB/128GB internal storage
  • 16-megapixel Sony IMX298 rear cam with f/2.0 aperture and 3-axis OIS
  • 8-megapixel Sony IMX179 front cam with f/2.4 aperture
  • Dual-SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, Fingerprint scanner
  • 4000mAh battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow, EMUI

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Apparently, the Kirin 950 is a beast of a processor – a screenshot from AnTuTu shows the Mate 8 scoring an unbelievable 94250 points in AnTuTu, which is far higher than any flagship smartphone in existence. That’s even higher than Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 810 processor on an especially good day.

We’re curious to verify the AnTuTu score of the Mate 8 ourselves and if the benchmarks prove to be true, then Huawei has a real beast on their hands.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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8 Comments

    1. halimaw yung processor, yun nga lang yung down side nya yung GPU kasi Mali-T880 MP4 lang, yung bagong processor ng Samsung yung GPU nya Mali-T880 MP12 daw, 3x ksa d2, tinitipid kasi ng huawei ung GPU ng processor nila.

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  2. I really wish people needs to stop putting AnTuTu on a pedestal or something, it’s not the be-all end all benchmark app …. The bloated scores are mostly synthetic in nature …If I wanted to benchmark something I’d go for the game itself if I were to use it on gaming….

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