Huawei is reportedly working on a Kirin 710 with Cortex-A73 cores for the mid-range

Peter, 11 June 2018

The Kirin 659 shows up in many Huawei and Honor phones, but it’s getting long in the tooth. HiSilicon is reportedly working on a followup, the Kirin 710, which as its less than subtle name suggests will be a competitor to the Snapdragon 710.

The new chip will feature Cortex-A73 cores and will be built on a 12 nm process. For comparison, Qualcomm’s chip is has A75-based Kryo cores and is built on a 10 nm process.

Huawei is reportedly working on a Kirin 710 with Cortex-A73 cores for the mid-range

The first phone to use a Kirin 710 chipset is likely to be the Huawei nova 3. It will have a tall 19.5:9 screen and a dual camera. This phone is code named “Paris” and Huawei has a couple of others in the works (PRA-AL00 and PRA-TL00, which just went through the 3C).

Huawei expects to ship over 140 million phones this year, of which half will be mid-rangers.

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  • AnonD-746233

A moment of silence for everyone who bought the P20 Lite. Unfortunately, I bought the Mate 10 Lite which doesn't even have a gyroscope so I can't laugh. Still pretty satisfied with my device though, works well, no slow downs, and that GPU Turbo Boost...

  • AnonD-754326

honor play only 300 dollars in China,with 970 which perform as 845 after getting gpu turbo

  • Anonymous

A73 and a53 Are cheaper... so They will compete just fine, just in very different price gategory!