Huawei’s company finally unveiled its flagship eight-SoC HiSilicon Kirin 960, which replaced the Kirin 955.
SoC Kirin 960, which is manufactured using 16-nanometer manufacturing process, includes four new productive core Cortex-A73 (up to 2.4GHz) and four energy-efficient Cortex-A53 (up to 1.8 GHz). This is the first single-chip system, which applied GPU Mali-G71 MP8. According to a new performance GPU SoC Snapdragon 820 ahead and twice the Kirin 950. Although the leader in the face of Apple A10 is still in its place.
During the press conference, Huawei has shown a comparison of an unknown device based on Kirin 960 with an iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note7. The speed run 14 popular in China smartphone apps with Kirin 960 wins in 13 cases. In the test Geekbench 4.0 using a single core Kirin 960 gaining around 2,000 points, and if you use all the kernel -. 6300 points
SoC Kirin 960 supports memory LPDDR4 and a new flash memory UFS 2.1, data transfer rates up to 600 Mbit / s, LTE Cat.12 network and LTE Cat. 13. Native support CDMA can make decisions based on Kirin 960 popular in the United States.
It is expected that the first smartphone based on the new SoC will be Huawei Mate 9 announcement is expected on November 3, Munich, Germany.