Huawei’s Hisilicon Kirin 980 to be powered by TSMC’s 7nm manufacturing course of
Simply final month, the Huawei Mate 20’s AnTuTu benchmark rating leaked revealing the efficiency of the corporate’s Hisilicon Kirin 980 chip and suggesting will probably be higher than the newest Snapdragon 845 chipset. And now, we’ve some extra particulars relating to the Kirin 980.
The report reveals that the brand new chip will arrive simply in time for the Huawei Mate 20’s launch in the course of the second half of this yr powered by TSMC’s 7nm FinFET manufacturing know-how. It is also believed to undertake the Cambricon’s newest AI chip know-how as a part of the 1M collection.
Because of the improved manufacturing course of, we anticipate the Kirin 980 to be not solely extra highly effective however significantly extra environment friendly than its predecessor, the Kirin 970, which is at present powering the Huawei P20P20 Professional and Honor 10.