HiSilicon Kirin 960 processor announced with enhanced graphics performance and less heat

HiSilicon has launched the Kirin 960 processor. According to sources, the Kirin 960 chipset offers an enhanced graphics for optimal power consumption.

The Kirin 960 processor is manufactured using a 16nm FinFET process by TSMC. The octa-core processor now has four Cortex-A73 cores forming the powerful half coupled by four Cortex-A53 cores.

The company promises that the new Kirin 960 offers 15 percenrt performance boost. Moreover, the A73 promises sustained performance thanks to power savings compared to the A72. You will be able to experience less heat and throttling.

According to sources, the Kirin 960 processor will make use of ARM’s new Bifrost GPU – the Mali-G71. It promises reduced power consumption compared to the T880 used in Kirin 955, Exynos 8 and others.

The new Kirin 960 processor is capable of offering 180 percent enhanced peformance paired with 20 percent savings in power. The new chipset provides support for UFS 2.1 for blazing fast flash storage, LPDDR4 RAM and an LTE Cat. Moreover, it also includes a 12/13 modem, which can offer up to 600Mbps down, 150Mbps up.

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