The Kirin 970 is HiSilicon’s new SoC flagship for this year and powers the Huawei’s flagship devices for this generation. We’ll have a closer look at the SoC capabilities as well have an exclusive look at SPEC2006 performance and efficiency figures between the most recent generations Android high-end SoCs. We analyse the GPU performance and advantages and drawbacks of its implementation and end with another exclusive analysis of the performance of the new Neural Processing Unit (NPU) inside the Kirin 970.
This morning Huawei is taking the wraps off of their latest generation flagship smartphone, the Mate 10 series. Powered by subsidiary HiSilicon’s Kirin 970 SoC, the new phones are...103 by Ian Cutress on 10/16/2017
Huawei is having a launch event for its new Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro smartphones. The key headline for these devices is going to be the support for...23 by Ian Cutress on 10/16/2017
Riding on the back of the ‘not-announced then announced’ initial set of Kirin 970 details, Huawei had one of the major keynote presentations at the IFA trade show this...13 by Ian Cutress on 9/4/2017
Huawei has a keynote at IFA this year. Having quietly announced the Kirin 970 and its new Neural Processing Unit yesterday without a word through the regular press channels...28 by Ian Cutress on 9/2/2017
A surprise at this year’s IFA is the previously unannounced Kirin 970 SoC hitting the show floor. Normally Huawei announces a new SoC with plenty of press details, and...11 by Ian Cutress on 9/1/2017