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December 4, 2018

Upcoming HONOR Phones With Kirin 980 – HONOR View20

Ever since the announcement of Kirin 980 on Aug 31st 2018, the smartphones which will equip this intelligent chipset are greatly anticipated.

Ever since the announcement of the launch of Huawei's next-generation mobile phone SoC chipset Kirin 980 on Aug 31st 2018, the smartphones which will equip this intelligent chipset are greatly anticipated. Without doubt, the Kirin 980 is currently the fastest, highest performing, most energy efficient, and most intelligent chipset on the market for Android smartphones.

Upcoming HONOR Phones With Kirin 980 – HONOR View20

Kirin 980 boasts several world’s “firsts”

1. The world's first 7nm process mobile phone SoC chipset – which compared with the 10nm process, improves performance by 20%, power efficiency by 40% and the overall energy efficiency of the Kirin 980 increased by 58%.

2. The world’s first cortex-A76 architecture chipset, and has a 75% improvement in single core performance.

3. The world’s first dual NPU design - which can quickly adapt to AI scenes such as face recognition, object recognition, object detection, image segmentation and intelligent translation with the power of a dual-core NPU achieving 4500 images per minute which is an improved 120% recognition speed.

4. The world’s first chipset to support LTE Cat.21 - which supports the fastest downlink at 1.4 Gbps and offers a stable connection in congested areas like subways or high-speed rails.

Which HONOR Phones is powered by Kirin 980?

The HONOR flagship mobile phone which has equipped this smart Kirin 980 chipset is HONOR Magic2. This model was launched in China recently, but is not available for other countries yet.

HONOR magic 2 full View Display with kirin 980

HONOR Magic2 has a nearly 100% full screen, a 6.39-inch AMOLED panel with a 2340 x 1080 resolution, reaches the edges of the phone’s front and boasts rounded corners. It's an awesome design and it will have a manual slider called Magic Slide which helps to bring the true full-screen solution to the smartphones.

The triple rear cameras: 16MP + 24MP + 16MP make it the perfect smartphone for taking selfies. HONOR Magic2 also has a 3400mAh battery life with 40W superfast charging.

Which HONOR Phones will be powered by Kirin 980?

HONOR View20, which was just announced recently, will be the second Kirin 980 equipped HONOR phone. With Kirin 980 and HONOR Magic2 occupy the headlines of the technology sector in past two months, and now there is the new HONOR View20 to join in the fun. HONOR V series has always been the flagship models. It is the successor of HONOR View10 (HONOR V10), with its main market target around 2000 yuan (about $290). Now as Kirin 980 chipset has been launched, HONOR V series will also be updated to equip the new Kirin 980 processor.

HONOR View20 will adopt an excellent new design of full screen view, which is called “HONOR FullView Display”, with under-screen cameras. The under-screen cameras make the HONOR FullView Display possible, and the 48 MP Camera supports optical image stabilization function.