Huawei is tipped to develop its high-end HiSilicon Kirin chipsets lineup and launch Kirin 9010 as next-generation system-on-chip (SoC). The new chip is imagined to be primarily based on an all-new structure primarily based on 3-nanometre (3nm) course of know-how. This appears to be a major improve over the present HiSilicon Kirin 9000 and Kirin 9000E SoCs which can be primarily based on the 5nm course of. Competitors together with Qualcomm and Samsung have additionally used the identical MOSFET know-how node on their current flagship SoCs for cellular gadgets.
A tipster, with username @RODENT950, tweeted that Huawei’s next-gen chipset Kirin 9010 relies on 3nm course of. There’s, nonetheless, no official affirmation to the reported particulars.
The particulars concerning the silicon comes at a time when Huawei is going through challenges in retaining its chipset enterprise globally — as a result of US sanctions and lack of provide. A current report by Counterpoint confirmed that the Chinese firm did not obtain any progress within the final quarter and managed to retain its 12 p.c share within the worldwide smartphone chipset market.
Huawei’s stagnant progress, nonetheless, helped MediaTek because the Taiwanese firm even surpassed Qualcomm and attracted firms together with Samsung and Xiaomi in the direction of its inexpensive SoCs.
Last yr, Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu indicated that the corporate would cease making flagship chips as a result of strain over the restrictions imposed within the US. “This year may be the last generation of Huawei Kirin high-end chips,” Yu had stated at an trade convention in August.
Having stated that, the newest hearsay across the HiSilicon Kirin 9010 SoC means that Huawei could have one final weapon to tackle Qualcomm’s Snapdragon and Samsung’s Exynos chips. The transfer to 3nm course of seems fairly aggressive and important — contemplating the current arrival of 5nm chips.
Huawei final yr introduced HiSilicon Kirin 9000 as its final flagship SoC. It debuted on the corporate’s Mate 40 Pro and Mate 40 Pro+ smartphones in October, whereas the Kirin 9000E featured on the Mate 40.
Gadgets 360 has reached out to Huawei for a touch upon the event of Kirin 9010 SoC. This report can be up to date when the corporate responds.
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