HiSilicon Kirin 980

HiSilicon Kirin 980 is a high-end 64-bit system on a chip (SoC) for smartphones and other mobile devices designed by HiSilicon and announced in 2018.

Kirin 980 includes CPU with ARMv8.2-A (64-bit) architecture which contains eight computing cores. They are distributed in two clusters as follows:

  • 4 x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 2.60 GHz (Normal 1.92 GHz)
  • 4 x ARM Cortex-A55 @ 1.80 GHz

HiSilicon Kirin 980 specifications

Main info

Vendor
HiSilicon
Released
January 2018
Class
High-end
Manufacturing Process
7 nm FinFET TSMC

processor

Architecture
ARMv8.2-A (64-bit)
Cores count
Octa-core
CPU cores
4 x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 2.60 GHz (Normal 1.92 GHz)
4 x ARM Cortex-A55 @ 1.80 GHz
64-bit
Yes
NPU
Yes

Memory

RAM support
LPDDR4x @ 2133 MHz (Dual Channel)
ROM support
UFS 2.1

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-G76 MP10 @ 720 MHz

Mobile networks

LTE support
Yes
LTE categories
Category-21 DL / Category-18 UL
LTE maximum download speed
1400 Mbps
LTE maximum upload speed
200 Mbps

Communications

Wi-Fi
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi ranges
2.4 GHz + 5.0 GHz
Bluetooth
v5.0

Smartphones based on HiSilicon Kirin 980

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