Huawei will be unleashing its new flagship smartphone called the Huawei Mate 8 on Nov. 5. The smartphone is said to be powered by Huawei’s very own Kirin 950 chipset.

Huawei Mate 8

If the 5.5-inch Huawei Mate S leaves you wanting for even more screen real estate, then you might be interested in Huawei's upcoming Mate 8. In the past months, we've heard a few rumors centered on the device, and we've also seen some alleged leaked photos.

News reported that an invitation from Huawei recently surfaced on the Chinese social media site Weibo, revealing that the company will have an event on Nov. 5.  The invitation included an image of a Kirin chipset with some art that appeared much like circuitry. The date was included in the invitation as well, thus sparking rumors that the upcoming Huawei Mate 8 and Huawei P9 smartphone model will debut the homegrown Kirin 950 processor.

The device will be powered by HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipset that features a 64-bit processor. Its Cortex A57 quad-core processor clocks at 2 GHz and its Cortex A72 quad-core processor clocks at 2.4 GHz. Its 32 GB storage variant of the Huawei Mate 8 will be featuring 3 GB of RAM and its 64 GB variant will be coming with 4 GB of RAM. The microSD card slot on the device will support up to 128 GB of microSD.

Mate 8 is also said to feature a Mali T-880 GPU, while the chip will support 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and Cat. 10 LTE. The phone is also said to include a 6-inch display with a 1440x2560 QHD resolution, a 21-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel or 8-megapixel front shooter. There are also rumors that the handset may feature up to a 42-megapixel camera. The device is said to have a powerful 4000mAh battery, at least. The Mate 8 may also feature Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection, Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, and various connective capabilities.

The Huawei Mate 8 with 32 GB is likely to launch with a pricing of about $520. The 64 GB variant will be carry a price tag of $610. The rumored specifications of the Huawei Mate 8 indicate that it features a larger display, a very competitive processor and a bigger battery than the Huawei P8 Max, which is also a Huawei product.

More updates and details on the Huawei Mate 8 and Kirin 950 chipset are expected soon.