Despite being hit with a new export rule that makes it hard for to find cutting-edge chips for its top-shelf phones, the beleaguered manufacturer still plans on unveiling its most technologically advanced handsets of the year this coming week. On October 22nd, which includes the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro, and the Mate 40 Pro Plus.
Renders of the Huawei Mate 40 Pro surface
The phones will be powered by the Kirin 9000 chipset, the second 5nm integrated circuit manufactured this year by Taiwan’s TSMC foundry. The first 5nm chipset shipped this year was …