Along with the Honor Play Huawei unveiled GPU Turbo a boost mode for the Mali cores that increases performance by 60% while reducing power use by 30%. The mode is also present on the Honor 9i, but the good news is that it will be coming to a number of other Huawei phones ranging from flagship to affordable.
The mode will be enabled via a hardware update, no additional hardware is required. Which raises questions about how this was achieved and why it wasnt available from the get go. Its mostly phones from late 2017 onward, but even the Mate 9 will get it (a 2016 phone).
Anyway, heres the schedule: