Huawei has confirmed the imminent announcement of the Kirin 990 - processor for the Mate 30 and folding Mate X

The network has long been rumored that Huawei is preparing a new flagship processor Kirin, but its exact name

was unknown. Now, company representatives have confirmed that this is still the Kirin 990, and its release is very soon.

What it is

According to the president of Huawei in the European region and Canada, Yanming Wang (Yanming Wang), it really will be Kirin 990, and the new processor is designed for the flagship smartphones of the end of 2019 - 2020.

Yanming Wang says the Kirin 990 will receive andfolding smartphone Huawei Mate X, sales of which should start in November. By the way, at the time of the official presentation (and this was back in February), the Mate X had a Kirin 980, but over time they decided to replace it with a new platform.

In addition, it can be assumed that the Kirin 990 will receive the flagships of the Mate 30 family, which are due to debut in September.

Kirin 990 will be manufactured using a 7-nanometer process technology with an integrated 5G modem. They also promise improved energy efficiency.


The presentation of the Kirin 990 processor is expected on September 6, the first day of IFA 2019 in Berlin, which Huawei teaser on Twitter hints at.