Kirin 985 to be mass-produced with 5G modems

30 April 2019
The chip will be manufactured on the TSMC’s 7nm EUV process.

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It is good that they secured the technology before the ban. Now US sanctions are useless.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 01 May 2019This year upgrade should go to EUV. 5G, LPDDR5 and UFS3.0 t... moreLPDDR5 hasn't entered mass production yet. 5G is useless throughout 2020. And we still don't have any NAND chip that exceeds 1GB/s read and write speed on a phone yet.

So NO, none of your requirement matters, not even remotely.

  • Anonymous

Shanti Dope, 30 Apr 2019Because it'll be an incremental upgrade this year, unlike l... moreThis year upgrade should go to EUV. 5G, LPDDR5 and UFS3.0 these will bring big performance improvement.

Anonymous, 30 Apr 2019If Samsung lets them get an euv chip released first they ar... moreTechnically, Qualcomm gave it a pass too

  • Anonymous

AnonD-783442, 30 Apr 2019why will they release it as 985 instead of Kirin 990? i... moreThey saving that probably for a big upgrade

Anonymous, 30 Apr 2019If Samsung lets them get an euv chip released first they ar... moreAgreed

AnonD-783442, 30 Apr 2019why will they release it as 985 instead of Kirin 990? i... moreBecause it'll be an incremental upgrade this year, unlike last year's, in which a major bump in performance is seen.

  • .alpha

Huawei have the most advanced 5G modem so far so wouldn't be surprised if they can integrate it into SoC. Qualcomm won't match what Huawei have now until the 3rd quarter with X55

  • Pajson89

indlvarn, 30 Apr 2019They have to improve video quality. Kirin 980 had a lot of ... moreHahhahaha

  • Anonymous

If Samsung lets them get an euv chip released first they are slacking and deserve the shame

  • kuba

What about 4K 60 fps video recording?

  • holiat

Mi Hao, 30 Apr 2019China Numba 1The kirin processors will never be better than snapdragon processor

Anonymous, 30 Apr 2019and with more back doors. isn't the P30 found sending data... moreYou mean this one? - https://www.reddit.com/r/Android/comments/bg3ci2/captured_dns_requests_from_a_huawei_p30_pro/elj7iog?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x

Its got nothing to do with Huawei. That guy click a link in some website that queried with Government DNS in China. He already apologies for the mistakes & delete the thread.

  • Godfree

Anonymous, 30 Apr 2019and with more back doors. isn't the P30 found sending data... moreNo, despite numerous allegations (actually the same allegation from the same source distributed through many media over months) there is zero evidence of dodgy security in Huawei's line.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 30 Apr 2019and with more back doors. isn't the P30 found sending data... moreOh yeah, big shock, as if Huawei is the only company whose smartphones send information back to their servers. But an American company? Ohhhh noooooooo, they'd neeeeeeeeeever do that.

Anonymous, 30 Apr 2019and with more back doors. isn't the P30 found sending data... moreP30 send data to US servers too ... it's only fair.

Anonymous, 30 Apr 2019and with more back doors. isn't the P30 found sending data... moreNo, that's HMD/Nokia. You should verify such stuff before posting.

  • Anonymous

and with more back doors. isn't the P30 found sending data to Chinese servers?

  • Anonymous

ganeshkalyan, 30 Apr 2019I'ts really Great News But They Can't Use In Budget Phones ... moreWhy Do You Write Like This? You're Not Writing An Article Title.

  • ganeshkalyan

I'ts really Great News But They Can't Use In Budget Phones And Under 6" Display I don't Like Big Screen Phones