Huawei is preparing for the announcement of the new flagship processor HiSilicon Kirin 985

Huawei only introduced the flagship Kirin 980 processor at the end of last year, however, the company is already

is working on an updated version of it.

What is known

According to reports that appeared online, the newwill be released under the name HiSilicon Kirin 985. The editor-in-chief of the XDA-Developers publication also spoke about this earlier. The processor, in fact, will be a slightly improved version of the Kirin 980. It will be produced using a 7-nanometer process technology with the EUVL (Extreme ultraviolet lithography) processing method. The processor will also have a built-in 5G modem.

Unfortunately, there are no other details about the new SoC.but we can assume that Huawei will increase its performance, energy efficiency and add support for new technologies. It should be presented already in the second quarter of this year.

Recall, Huawei is now preparing for the announcement of the flagship line of smartphones Huawei P30 and Huawei P30 Pro. These devices will still work on the Kirin 980 chip.