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Huawei to launch Kirin 985 chipset soon, could equip on Huawei Nova 7 series



At IFA 2019, Huawei introduced Kirin 990 series processor with an embedded 5G NSA/SA modem, equipped in Huawei Mate 30 series.

Ahead of IFA, we reported that Huawei held a launch event of Huawei Ascend 910 AI Processor. Showing its self-developed 5G chipset solution – Kirin 985 side by side of Balong 5000 (5G modem). It was the first time when Huawei mentioned the Chipset’s identity.

At that time, Huawei didn’t reveal this chipset and none of its information. Now, there’s some new information coming from Weibo that revealed this chipset could launch in very soon.

According to a well-known tipster, Huawei is planning to launch a new Kirin chipset Kirin 985 (tentatively named) and its different from the Kirin 820 5G.

This new chipset, just like Kirin 820, likely to provide 5G connectivity. But there’s not much fo the information revealed the tipster of which model it’ll equip.

By taking the fact that Honor 30S will debut the Kirin 820 5G, it’s a high possibility that Huawei could introduce the Kirin 985 5G with Huawei Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro (Nova 7 SE with Kirin 820).

Currently, there’s still no confirmation on what Huawei is planning to do with this new Kirin chipset. But we’ll keep you posted on this matter.

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.