Huawei has announced the launch of its latest chipset that will power it’s next wave of smartphones. Dubbed as HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC, Huawei Nova 3i is the first device to come loaded with the latest processor.
The latest processor is based on 12nm process, meaning that it will offer better performance and will be more energy efficient. The company claims that the new chipset offers 75 percent higher single-core performance as compared 659 chipset. For multi-core performance, the company claims it is 68 percent higher than the 659.
The latest chipset is powered by four ARM Cortex-A73 performance cores clocked at 2.2GHz and there are four ARM Cortex-A53 efficiency cores clocked at 1.7GHz. The chipset is backed ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU, which the company claims offers 1.3 times better performance compared to ARM-Mali T830 MP2 GPU used in the Kirin 659.
On the camera front, Huawei claims that the chipset comes with improcer image signal processor and digital signal processor. This allows it to perform better in low-light conditions. The SoC is also capable of scene recognition and face unlock. It also integrates LTE Cat 12 and Cat 13 bands and support for dual-SIM dual 4G VoLTE.