The end of summer is synonymous with news from the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei in the world of smartphones. After several rumors, the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has now confirmed the release date of its new Kirin 980 processor.
When devices with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors have not yet arrived, the company has already started working on its next model: the Snapdragon 845. Several reports indicate that Qualcomm has already begun development of its next SoC, which is expected to be manufactured 7nm and that possibly joins the high-end 2019.
The world of processors is really close in recent years. the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei put the cards on the table with its Kirin 970 which implements an NPU capable of learning with our behavior. Instead, Qualcomm has not released its new Snapdragon as such but we all know that the earlier benchmark clearly shows that the Kirin 970 is more powerful than the Snapdragon 845.
At the time the Kirin 970 was actually developed in the 10nm process, has 5.5 billion transistors in an area of 1 square centimeter and has eight cores, four ARM Cortex A73 clocked at 2.4 GHz and four ARM Cortex A53 clocked at 1.8 GHz. Not only that, as it is the first SoC to incorporate the 12-core Mali-G72 GPU that promises improved efficiency and performance.
Artificial Intelligence as a Focus
In addition to the traditional evolution of cores, clocks, and GPU, Huawei has introduced a Neural Processing Unit (NPU) in Kirin 970, which will introduce some new artificial intelligence innovations already announced by the brand. Compared to a Quadcore Cortex-A73 CPU, this new architecture offers 25% more performance with 50% more efficiency.
Hence, now it is, as usual, the end of summer is synonymous with news from the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei in the world of smartphones.
After several rumors, the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has now confirmed the release date of its new Kirin 980 processor, with 31 August being the date chosen.
The well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is one of the brands that take advantage of the end of the summer to present its novelties. As it has been tradition, the Chinese brand chooses this time to introduce new devices and a new flagship processor.
In recent weeks, several have been rumored to point to the launch of the new Kirin 980 soon. This will be the processor that should accompany the new Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, as well as the future Huawei P30/P30 Pro.
In an official announcement on the Chinese social network Weibo, the technology giant officially announced the date of the presentation, confirming the deadlines.
Taking advantage of IFA 2019, the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is expected to hold an event to present this chip on August 31.
As already confirmed, the new processor will be manufactured in a technology of 7nm, most likely being the first of its kind. However, although it is first to introduce, it will hardly hit the market before the new Apple processor since Mate models are due to be released only in October.
Moreover, the well-known Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is preparing to introduce more new features in the market, with expectations rising. It remains to wait for the last day of this month to know if we will have a serious competitor to the future processor of Qualcomm.
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