Next generation Huawei Hisilicon H3V3 SoC supports 4G LTE


Huawei have been making some very significant waves in the Chinese phone market recently and the swell continues as the company has announced it’s Hisilicon H3V3 processor packs 4G LTE support.

This past few months has seen Huawei launch the stunning Ascend P6, and Xiaomi rivalling Honor 3C and 3X, for their next trick Huawei are going 4G LTE on us!

Huawei have been developing their own processors for some time. The current chip manufactured under the Hisilicon brand is a quad-core K3V2 chipset however a successor is just a few weeks away.

According to reports the Huawei Hisilicon K3V3 will launch early in 2014 and will feature all the latest flagship features rival chip makers are offering. This means the SoC will be an 8-core chipset with 4G LTE (Cat 6) support!

In addition Huawei are also working on developing a successor to 4G LTE too. Huawei plan to invest more than $600 million developing 5G data connections but we won’t be seeing them until 2020.

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4 Comments

  1. The Chosen One
    December 21, 2013

    Lets see the MediaTek response!

  2. Freeje
    December 21, 2013

    Let’s see how fast it is!

  3. Xiaolu
    December 22, 2013

    2020… cannot wait!!!

    They’ll be forced to cut data plans prices and DSL providers will loose the face given competition speeds increase, so finally we’ll have a nice internet speed here in mainland China!!! All wishes now…

    • Konged
      December 22, 2013

      Even when there will be a 6g network, it will still feel slow because accessing outside will still be a massive bottleneck. So what ever 6g post lte advanced speeds effectively slows down to edge like levels unless you host every single element in a censorship approved data centre and not reference a single service outside. :-). Btw there is zero point in cat 6 support as I have never experienced lte speeds much greater than 20 Mbps. Very little point in 250 Mbps interfaces my provider ignores my speed test records when I showed them my average speeds. They keep on regurgitating their 150 Mbps cat 4 service with a tiny small print at the bottom 😉