On the occasion of the Mate40 series, Kirin 9000 chip domestic first thought, Huawei official produced a video, detailed review of Kirin chip's ten years of "climbing history ".Huawei said that after ten years of hard work, Kirin chip has always adhered to its original intention, pursuing better user experience and creating value with technology. We always believe that only persistence leads to breakthrough.
Why is Huawei chip named Kirin? It is reported that, Kirin is an ancient spirit beast, intelligent, auspicious, with mysterious power from the East, giving the chip extraordinary wisdom and power.
In 2012, k30v2, a 4-core AP with high performance and small size, was also the first self-developed chip carried by Huawei mobile phone.
In 2013, Qilin 910 was Huawei's first 4-core LTE SOC. Thus, Qilin officially appeared.
In 2014, Qilin 920, the industry's first commercial LTE cat. 6 SOC, helped Huawei's mobile phone to become a blockbuster.
Kirin 950, the industry's first 16 nm FinFET flagship SoC, Kirin officially entered the world's first mobile chip camp.
In 2017, Qilin 970, Huawei's first AI chip, pioneered the end-to-side AI industry.
In 2018, Qilin 980, the world's first batch of SOC with commercial 7Nm process, leapt to the top of Android camp in performance.
Kirin 990,2019 5G, industry first 7 nm EUV flagship 5G,G SoC.
By 2020, Kirin 9000, the world's first 5 nm 5G SoC, Kirin peak.