Huawei P8 Tipped To Feature A Kirin 935 SoC, New GPU Inside

By 01:58 Sat, 24 Jul 2021 Comments

The Huawei P8 is less than 10 days away from becoming official on April 15, but piece by piece the puzzle had been almost completed. Until a couple of days ago though, when recent info popped up about the SoC, powering the high-discontinue device.

Until then it was believed that the chip of choice was the Kirin 930, found in the MediaPad X2 tablet. That one comes with a an octa-core big.LITTLE configuration of sorts, with four Cortex-A53e powerful cores, clocked at 2GHz, and another quartet of regular 1.2Giga Hertz (GHz) Cortex-A53 cores.

As reports in Chinese media indicated though, the P8 may come with more powerful Kirin 935 silicon, which is now revealed to have its performance cores ticking at the even higher 2.2GHz. Additionally, insiders claim that a recent GPU may be utilized, as opposed to the Mali-T628 inside the Kirin 930.

The Kirin 935 was not mentioned in previous reports on Huawei's in-houtilize chipset lineup. That may lead us to believe that it's a minor last-minute upgrade to the Kirin 930, to attempt to put it on par with industry leaders in the face of Samsung's Exynos 7420 and elegant Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. The wait is drawing to an discontinue though, and we'll soon acquire the confirmation we need on the matter.

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