During today’s press conference in China, Huawei unveiled new chip Kirin 960. it is expected that the novelty will be the first time in the smartphone Huawei Mate 9, the announcement will take place next month. Kirin promoted 960 on 16-nanometer process technology and is equipped with eight cores Cortex. Of these, four cores – high-performance Cortex-A73 at 2.4 GHz, while the other four – energy-efficient Cortex-A53 1.8 GHz
By using the latest version of the graphics accelerator Mali-G71 MP8 GPU (according to rumors, it will also be equipped with a Samsung Galaxy S8) and fast cores, the new chipset promises to demonstrate significant performance improvements compared to its predecessor.
To show this clearly, with Huawei’s press conference showed slides comparing the unknown smartphone Kirin 960 with competitive solutions from Apple and Samsung. The speed run 14 applications Kirin 960 wins in 13 cases.
Despite the fact that the A10 chip used by Apple in smartphones iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is, still was faster in the single-core test mode, 960 of Kirin was able to play in a multi-core, ahead of all competitors. Huawei new chip supports LPDDR4 memory, as well as LTE. Cat 12 and LTE Cat. 13.
graphics accelerator Mali-G71 MP8 demonstrated a significant leap forward compared to its predecessor. Reported improvement in graphics performance by 180% relative to the Mali-T880.
known that the Huawei Mate 9 must be submitted for 3 November at the exhibition in Munich – to all appearances, he will be the first smartphone to get a new processor