The Honor V40 will not use the Kirin 9000, Dimensity 1000+ the likely replacement

23 November 2020
As Honor is moving out from under Huawei's umbrella, it will be free to pick its own hardware. There's probably a shortage of Kirins, anyway.

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YUKI93, 24 Nov 2020The V40 might be the last Honor to share Huawei's chip... moreNot much difference I presume, the bosses running Honor now are the same from Huawei.

  • Ali2020

I wonder if honor will continue developing its own technology based on the one they got from Huawei or if they are starting a different route. I would like to see what camera AI technology they will use.

DonutTramp, 24 Nov 2020Not even close, D1000+ merely beats SD855+. It should sit b... moreYup and in benchmarks it competes against Kirin 990.

The V40 might be the last Honor to share Huawei's chipset and camera hardware. I wonder how Honor smartphones would be after this.

AljeanT, 23 Nov 2020Dimensity 1000 plus is a strong chip. Benchmarks can compet... moreNot even close, D1000+ merely beats SD855+. It should sit between Kirin 990 and 9000.
Only a possible over-clocked D1000+ can blow them out pf water.

Anonymous, 23 Nov 2020But you’ll get not-so-good performance.Dimensity 1000 plus is a strong chip. Benchmarks can compete against Kirin 990.

Completely disregarding Snapdragon's new deal to produce chips for Huawei? We could then have the infamous 875 processor.

Anonymous, 23 Nov 2020But you’ll get not-so-good performance.The dimensity 1000+ is quite enough for the average user

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AljeanT, 23 Nov 2020So that means Honor V40 series will be cheaper with MTK vs ... moreBut you’ll get not-so-good performance.

So that means Honor V40 series will be cheaper with MTK vs Kirin chips??

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Adul Al Salami Kebab, 23 Nov 2020If their Android licence is restored they can sell them wit... moreSince they are sold now, GMS certification is possible.


In Honor phones, hope to buy them soon

Question is What UI will they run?

  • Adul Al Salami Kebab

If their Android licence is restored they can sell them with GMS and Dimensity! :p