Kirin 990 5G AI performance far exceeds other SoCs

Kirin 990

Yesterday, a mysterious device designated “Huawei Dev Phone” appeared on AI benchmark. This smartphone comes with Huawei Kirin 990 5G chip. The AI performance of this chip is amazing. It scores 76206 which is over twice that of other SoCs. There are speculations that the “Huawei Dev Phone” may be a prototype of Huawei Mate 30 or Mate 30 Pro. This device comes with 8GB of RAM and runs on Android 10 system.

Kirin 990 5G

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Previously at the IFA2019 global conference, Huawei’s consumer business CEO, Yu Chengdong, announced that the Mate 30 series will be officially released on September 19. Currently the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro has obtained 3C certification. It supports 40W super fast charge and wireless charging.

There are reports that the Mate 30 series will also launch the Porsche design version with model number LIO-AL00P/AN00P. It has been certified by the Bluetooth Technology Alliance. According to reports, the Huawei Mate 30 Porsche Design offers 4G and 5G options. The 5G version will be the first device to use the Kirin 990 5G chip.

In summary, the Kirin 990 5G has the best 5G experience with a top-notch AI capability. It uses the industry’s most advanced 7nm + EUV process and it is the first chip to integrate 5G Modem into the SoC.  Furthermore, it is also the world’s first chip with more than 10.3 billion transistors.


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