tech2 News Staff
6. December 2018 14:43 IST
Huawei launched its first smartphone with the latest flagship chipset, the Kirin 980 20 Series. The company also recently launched its first Honor smartphone with the Chip Magic 2 in China.
AnTuTu, the popular benchmarking platform has released the list of the top 10 most powerful Android devices for the month of November and Kirin 980-powered phones are at the top of the list.
In fact, the first four seats are occupied by Huawei phones, and the Xiaomi Black Shark Helo by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 has moved up to fifth place.
Topped the list is the Mate 20 with 3.09.425 points, closely followed by the Mate 20 X and the Mate 20 Pro with 3.04.087 points and 3.02.871 points respectively. The Honor Magic 2 is in fourth place with 3,986 points. At 3.00.644, Xiaomi's Black Shark Helo is not far away.
The remainder of the Top 10 is occupied by OnePlus 6T, Xiaomi Black Shark, Nubia X, OnePlus 6 and Xiaomi Mi 8, all powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. With  2019 on its way and Qualcomm just announced the Snapdragon 855 chipset most flagship smartphones will inevitably power the year. It will be interesting to see how the chip cuts off on AnTuTu as soon as a release flow begins in January with CES.
From now on, the Kirin 980 seems to be at least one of the most powerful chips in terms of AnTuTu scores.