Already showcased Kirin 980 AI chipset in IFA, the Huawei finally avail it in India commercially in the fourth Quater of the year.
In Bengaluru, India, the Huawei Consumer Business Group India unveiled the Kirin 980. The company keeps boosting it as the world’s first 7nm chipset that can easily beat the Snapdragon 845 in terms of performance. Also, the Huawei mentioned their SoC will tremendously enhance the smartphone photography & videography experience using the inbuilt Dual NPU AI processing power. The Kirin 980 is manufactured by the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturer Company’s (TSMC).
The company also self-proclaimed themselves in the public press release that they are now the second largest smartphone manufacturer by shipping more than 95 million phones, globally. The first model where we can see the Kirin 980 is the HUAWEI P20 Pro which received the triple-digit score by DxOMark.
The launched chipset on Huawei devices will available to consumers before 2018 ends. Huawei integrated the Cortex-A76 and Mali-G76—two new introductions that were never before seen in other SoCs—into the Kirin 980. According to the Huawei, the new A76 cores improved performance and efficiency, up by 75 percent and 58 percent respectively. While the Mali-G76 embedded within Kirin 980 delivers 46 percent more graphics processing power and 178 percent better power efficiency as compared to previous generations.
Kirin 980’s Dual-NPU On-Device AI processing capability to recognize up to 4,500 images per minute, which is a 120% increase from its predecessor. Kirin 980 also supports LTE Category 21, the maximum download speed of 1.7GBPS, dual-frequency (L1 and L5) GPS, multi-person motion prediction, detects motion up to 30fps and create rapidly the 3D model real time.
Kirin 980 also features an AI clock boosting technology which can intelligently identify the performance bottlenecks by reading the frame rate, frame time, user input and processor workload, and adjust accordingly in real time.
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