Huawei debuted a GPU Turbo Mode, a graphics processing acceleration technology, on the recently announced Honor Play smartphone, and also promised that it will soon be available on other Huawei and Honor smartphones.
Following the GPU Turbo Mode’s arrival on the Honor 10 with an EMUI beta update last week, Huawei has now revealed the complete list of all devices that are set to the receive the feature, alongside the rollout schedule and region wise availability. At a recent event in China, Huawei also gave a demo on the improvements in graphics processing brought by the GPU Turbo mode.
As per the release schedule, Huawei’s flagship devices such as the Mate 10 and the P20 Pro are the first in line to receive the GPU Turbo update in August. This will be followed by a wider rollout for the older generation of Huawei and Honor flagships as well as a few mid-range smartphones in September, however regional availability varies.
GPU Turbo Rollout Schedule For Huawei Smartphones:
|Huawei P20 and P20 Pro||Europe, Russia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa||August 2018|
|Huawei Mate 10, Mate Pro, Mate RS||Europe, Russia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa||August 2018|
|Huawei P20 Lite||Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa||September 2018|
|Huawei P Smart||All Markets||September 2018|
|Huawei Nova 2i, Mate 10 Lite||All Markets||September 2018|
|Huawei Y9 2018||All Markets||September 2018|
|Huawei Mate 9||All Markets||November 2018|
|Huawei Mate 9 Pro||All Markets||November 2018|
|Huawei P10 Plus||All Markets||November 2018|
|Huawei P10||All Markets||November 2018|
GPU Turbo Rollout Schedule For Honor Smartphones:
The company claims that GPU Turbo improves graphics quality, even if a game does not support HDR visuals. It should also result in a more stable gaming experience as the traditional graphics processing framework is run at a lower layer system. GPU Turbo boosts graphics processing efficiency by up to 60% while reducing the SoC energy consumption by up to 30%, and will also support AR and VR applications in the future.