Huawei introduces Kirin AI processor smartphones

Huawei Consumer Business Group has introduced its first AI mobile chipset, the Kirin 970, the company said.

Huawei´s Mate 10 Series combines innovative hardware, the Kirin 970 chipset and EMUI 8.0, with long-lasting battery life, while integrating New Leica Dual Camera technology.

The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro are the first devices powered by the new Kirin 970 processor and deliver AI enhancements for a faster, more customized mobile experience. The Kirin 970 features an octa-core ARM Cortex CPU, a first-to-market Mali-G72 12-core GPU and the first NPU designed specifically for a mobile device.

The specialized NPU, combined with Huawei´s HiAI mobile computing platform, means the Kirin 970 delivers 25x better performance and 50x greater energy efficiency for AI-related tasks, compared to four Cortex-A73 cores.

Huawei´s products and services are available in more than 170 countries and are used by a third of the world´s population. Fifteen R&D centers have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India and China. Huawei Consumer BG is one of Huawei´s three business units and covers smartphones, PC and tablets, wearables and cloud services, etc. Huawei´s global network is built on almost 30 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world.