iPhone XS Max dominates Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro in speed test

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The Mate 20 Pro looks impressive, but it's kind of slow.
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The iPhone XS Max is still the fastest new smartphone on the market, based on the latest speed test that pits Huawei’s flagship Mate 20 Pro against Apple’s most expensive iPhone.

PhoneBuff pitted the Mate 20 Pro against the iPhone XS Max in its speed test which measures which phone can open a select number of apps the fastest and then open them again a second time. So far the iPhone XS Max has stomped its Android competitors in every test. While the Mate 20 Pro puts up a good fight, it ultimately lost, making the iPhone XS Max the undisputed speed king of smartphones in 2018.

Watch the two phones battle it out:

Huawei vs Apple

The iPhone XS Max launched on September 21, 2018 along with the iPhone XS. Armed with Apple’s new A12 Bionic processor, the phones have two performance cores to tackle heavy computational tasks and four efficiency cores take on everyday tasks.

Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro was announced back in October but just recently became available for sale. Some of its headlining features include triple rear cameras, a 4,200 mAh battery, reverse wireless charging, an in-display fingerprint scanner. The Mate 20 Pro has a slightly larger display than Huawei’s P20 Pro that debuted earlier this year.