source huawei to debut 5nm kirin 1000 on mate 40 series

The latest report from Huawei Central cites industry sources about Huawei’s next-generation Kirin processor. Supposedly called the Kirin 1000, it will be Huawei’s first chipset built on the 5nm process and said to launch in the second half of 2020.

The source says Huawei has begun trial production of the chipset and the Kirin 1000 would use A77 architecture cores (the 990 uses A76). We can expect the Kirin 1000 to be even faster while consuming even less battery life. Like the 990, we can expect the Kirin 1000 to be configured with 5G radios built in.

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