Huawei today at a press conference in Shanghai, China officially announced the successor to last year’s Kirin 950 that have so far driven the company’s top phones. The new platform based on 16nm manufacturing technology has been named Kirin 960 and contains a number of innovations that significantly more powerful graphics, faster memory, and an upgrade to ARM’s latest Cortex-A73 system processor cores.


Kirin 960 that is rumored for release in the coming Mate 9 is equipped with a total of eight systems processor cores including four Cortex-A73 cores and four Cortex-A53- cores, according to ARM’s Huawei presents Kirin 960 and show promising performance figures first appeared on Forums .