The Chinese handset maker Huawei has joined the list of SoC maker's such as Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung, as it has its very own chipset portfolio now.
Huawei have already employed some chipsets including Kirin 930 and Kirin 925 SoC in smartphones including Huawei P8 and the Huawei Ascend Mate7.
Now, the company is likely to launch its high-end Kirin 950 chipset somewhere near next month. According to Huawei CEO Yu Chengdong, this chipset will be faster than the MediaTek and Qualcomm.
Further, this chipset will be employed in the upcoming phones such as Huawei Honor 7 Plus and Mate 8. Moving on to the specifications of the SoC, it will come with four Cortex-A72 cores and four Cortex-A 53 cores with the clock speed of 2.4GHz along with Mali-T880 GPU.
Using TSMC's 16nm process, it will support LPDDR4 dual channel RAM, dual camera, Cat 10 LTE and Tensilica Hi-Fi 4 independent audio DSP. Also, this SoC support Category 10 4G LTE data speeds for up to 102Mb/s peak upload and 452Mb/s download
Recently, the Kirin 950 chipset scored single-core tally of 1906 on GeekBench, with a multi-core score of 6096.