March 23 news, Huawei's high-end flagship chip Kirin 1020 mass production time and configuration exposure. It is reported that Kirin 1020 will use a 5nm process technology. It is expected that the chip will be officially listed in the third quarter of 2020, and the first flagship device may be Huawei Mate 40 series.
According to the well-known digital blogger @Mobile chip expert, the verification of Hisilicon 5nm Kirin processor in Dongguan, Beijing and other places is good. The chip is expected to be delivered on a large scale in August this year. At that time, Huawei may hold a new product release in September. Yes, exactly which new machine will launch will be announced.
According to previous news, Kirin 1020 may use ARM Cortex-A78 architecture, and under 5nm process, the chip may accommodate 171.3 million transistors per square millimeter, and the performance may increase by 50% compared to the previous generation chip. However, there is no official announcement on how to do this at the moment. At that time, it will need to wait for official news.
In summary, the performance of Kirin 1020 will definitely be upgraded, but how many upgrades and how many transistors are built in are unknown. It is expected that there will be more news about Kirin 1020 in the second half of 2020, and everyone can continue to pay attention at that time.