Huawei Kirin 990 Chip Reported Details. Honor Huawei Mate X Kirin 990 microprocessor chipset. A spokesman for Huawei confirmed the existence of the new Kirin 990 chipset, which is rumored to have a flexible Mate X smartphone . He provided a couple of details about the chip.
Yangming Wang, President of the Huawei Consumer Business Group for Northern Europe and Canada, in an interview with Western media confirmed that the new flagship microprocessor, which will soon be presented by the developers, is called the Kirin 990. It is built on the 7-nm process technology and will be more energy efficient than the previous model. He also said that the flagship smartphones of the 2020 brand , for example, the followers of the Huawei P30 series, will work on this microprocessor. Yangming Wang said that the chip supports all major 5G bands. True, he could not answer whether the chipset supports the mmWave frequencies used in the USA.
The second important question to which the representative of Huawei found it difficult to answer is whether the Honor smartphones will receive the K 990 chipset. Earlier there were rumors that MediaTek was in talks with Huawei, offering its more affordable microprocessor for 5G smartphones. Huawei Kirin 990 Chip And Honor brand devices can work on it, and not on the flagship Kirin chip. Probably, we will learn more details about the new product in the coming weeks, as its full presentation is expected at IFA 2019.