Huawei has been on a roll in recent times, and the Chinese company is keeping up the momentum with its next big release: the Kirin 980 chipset. Said to be the world’s first consumer-ready 7nm chipset in the world, the 980 is shaping up to be a really promising flagship SoC.
According to Android Authority, details of the Kirin 980 were confirmed by Huawei in an official press release sent to South African media. Besides confirming that the chipset will be built on a 7nm process, Huawei also said that the SoC will debut with the Mate 20 this October.
Interestingly enough, Android Authority also note that Huawei is claiming that the Kirin 980 will come with Cortex-A76 and Cortex-A55 cores. On top of that, there’s also talk of a proprietary GPU. However, the site isn’t entirely convinced with these rumoured specifications, despite Huawei’s input in the matter.
Nonetheless, at least we now know the Kirin 980 will be the first 7nm chipset to hit the market. As expected, it will also be the SoC powering Huawei’s next crop of flagship smartphones, starting with the new Mate 20 series.
More information regarding the Huawei Kirin 980 should be unveiled at IFA 2018. The tech conference will be taking place from 31 August to 5 September.
(Source: Android Authority)