Huawei, the leading phone vendor in China, launched its flagship Kirin 980 chipset a number of months ago what competes against another flagship processors — Sd 855 and Exynos 9820. Currently, it appears to be that the manufacturer is working on additional flagship chipset.
As claimed by to the news, the next chipset from Huawei — HiliSilicon Kirin 985 will be unveiled in the second half of this year. As per the report from a Taiwan-based portal, the self-sufficiency rate of Kirin processors for this year will be increased to 60 percent.
The manufacturer is expected to significantly increase the production of the chipset in the second half of this year, what is based on TSMC‘s 7nm process. The China-based manufacturer is still relying on MediaTek and Qualcomm chipsets for a few of its budget gadgets however the manufacturer is now reducing its reliance on other manufacturers going forward.
Thus, the Chinese company is coming to accelerate the production of its low-end chipsets as effectively, alongside with the high-end chipsets. The next Huawei Kirin 985 chipset will be based on 7nm+ EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet Light) technology. As said, the chipset will be introduced in the second half of the year as the successor of the Kirin 980.
Meanwhile, the company is gearing to release its flagship smartphone series — Huawei P30, what Additionally includes P30 Pro and P30 Lite. The release occasion is scheduled to get place on 26th March in Paris, France.