Huawei is testing a revolutionary technology for smartphones

For PC gamers technology raytracing has long been not new and it will not surprise anyone. Now, ray tracing has reached the old titles that saw the light long before the technology itself. However, it is quite another smartphones. Here, manufacturers have all the chances to impress the inexperienced public.

This is the path chosen by the company from China – Huawei. The flagship processor of Kirin 990 easily coped with a seemingly nearly impossible task.

How was the test

To demonstrate the technology of ray tracing on mobile devices chose the game of Love is Justice from NetEase. Of course, Huawei chose to test their flagship processor, the Kirin 990, the performance of which is even a little inferior to the A13, which runs the iPhone 11 and higher than the Snapdragon 855 and A12. To run needed the shell EMUI.

Demonstration of raytracing for smartphone from Huawei:

The obvious disadvantages

Of course, the ray tracing significantly reduces the battery life of the smartphone and requires all the processing power of the gadget. A potential solution to this problem is to limit the number of FPS (frames per second), but overall, apparently, Kirin 990 did not have big problems with ratnasingam.

What is ray tracing?
English Ray trassing in computer games is a solution for creating realistic lighting, reflections and shadows, providing a higher level of realism compared to traditional methods of rendering.

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