Huawei’s GPU Turbo to improve mobile gaming experience

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Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd is a multinational Chinese networking, service and telecommunication equipment company as well as a manufacturer for electronic communication devices. They are widely known for their Huawei phones and it is these phones that will be getting the GPU Turbo update.

The GPU Turbo is a graphics processing technology developed from the ground up by Huawei. It will arrive as part of a software update for the EMUI, Huawei‘s mobile device user interface based on Android. The GPU Turbo aims will revamp the ability of smartphones to process graphic-intensive applications thus allowing users to enjoy a much-improved gaming performance without having to physically upgrade the hardware of their devices.

The GPU Turbo will initially support PUBG Mobile and Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, two of the largest online multiplayer mobile game. Support for additional mobile games will be announced at a later date. According to Huawei, the GPU Turbo is able to accelerate performance by optimizing the resource usage of both software and hardware. Graphical performance is said to be improved by as much as 60% while the overall SoC (System on a chip) power consumption is reduced by 30%.

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Huawei will be pushing out these updates on a rolling basis. The launch will begin in August this year. You can find out more in the GPU Turbo global release schedule below.

GPU Turbo global release schedule:

Model

Regions

Release Date

HUAWEI Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, Mate RS

Europe, Russia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa

August 2018

HUAWEI P20 and P20 Pro

Europe, Russia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa

August 2018

HUAWEI Mate 10 Lite

All Markets

September 2018

HUAWEI Nova 2i

All Markets

September 2018

HUAWEI P Smart

All Markets

September 2018

HUAWEI P20 Lite

Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa

September 2018

HUAWEI Y9 2018

All Markets

September 2018

HUAWEI Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro

All Markets

November 2018

HUAWEI P10 and P10 Plus

All Markets

November 2018

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