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Huawei may keep new Kirin chip processing technology secret



Kirin 9000s

Huawei Mate 60 series comes with Kirin chipset and the company reportedly has future plans for other devices. But there are indications that Huawei is likely to keep the Kirin processing technology secret.

The new Kirin chipset has octa-core architecture including 4 x 1.53GHz + 3 x 2.15GHz + 1 x 2.62GHz cores. It is also revealed that it equips Huawei’s custom Meleoon 910 GPU. This new Kirin chip is identified as Kirin 9000s, which is an upgraded version of Kirin 9000 5G.

In 2020, Huawei was blocked from printing new chips via foreign chipmakers including TSMC. Subsequently, it had to drop Kirin due to insufficient supplies. Then the company started using Qualcomm Snapdragon chip but there was another issue.

Huawei had to deal with network limitations, as it cannot activate a 5G connection in these new devices. Even its flagship phones – Mate 50 and P60 launched with 4G only environment.

Kirin 9000s

After 3 years of exile, Huawei seems to have found a way to return Kirin to action along with 5G. Despite all of these revelations, Huawei refrained from adding chipset information on the official Huawei Mate 60 series listing.

Thus, Huawei keeps the Kirin 9000s processing technology and yield data secret. Even global media is wondering about the origin of this mysterious achievement and how Huawei accessed advanced chip technology for its devices.

A few days ago, an input suggested that Huawei has sufficient quantity for the Kirin 9000s chip. The company has already placed large orders for chip production and production won’t be affected by to chip.

For now, Huawei has not confirmed any of these in the official statement. But the Chinese tech maker is yet to introduce the Mate 60 series officially on stage and it could happen in mid-September we might see more info about this new chip at the conference.

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.