Rumor: Kirin 1020 processor will receive ARM Cortex-A78 cores and will be 50% more productive than Kirin 990

Despite the fact that the Kirin 990 processor was presented quite recently, information about

his successor.

What is known

According to an industry source, the newThe Kirin 1020 processor is codenamed Baltimore. The chip will be built using a 5-nanometer process technology and will feature next-generation ARM Cortex-A78 cores. Thanks to this combination, it is credited with a 50% increase in performance compared to the Kirin 990. Also, the new Huawei processor will have an improved integrated 5G modem.

When to expect

Naturally, you shouldn’t expect SoC Kirin 1020 in the first half of 2020. It will most likely be announced along with the flagship line of Huawei Mate 40 smartphones in September.

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