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 introduced recently, information about

his successor.

What is known

According to an industrial source, the newThe Kirin 1020 processor is codenamed Baltimore. The chip will be built on a 5-nanometer process technology and will receive a new generation of ARM Cortex-A78 cores. Thanks to such a bundle, he is credited with 50% increased performance compared to the Kirin 990. Also, the new Huawei processor will have an improved integrated 5G modem.

When to expect

Naturally, you should not wait for the SoC Kirin 1020 in the first half of 2020. It is likely to be announced along with the flagship line of smartphones Huawei Mate 40 in September.

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