Huawei announced the nova 5 family of smartphones yesterday, with the vanilla model ushering in a new in-house chipset – the Kirin 810. Sure enough, the folks over at Antutu got a hold of a nova 5 and tested it, with the charts painting a pretty nice picture of the midrange Kirin.

Huawei nova 5 Antutu score

The comparisons against the Kirin 710 and the Snapdragon 730, Qualcomm’s current best midrange SoC, show that the new Kirin is both a significant leap for the in-house middle tier, and also a cause for concern for Qualcomm’s grasp on the segment.

The nova 5 scored 237,000…

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