Details about Huawei’s upcoming mid-range chip have surfaced, revealing a 7nm chip, and a more powerful GPU.

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According to the leak, Kirin 820 is a 7nm processor with an upgraded NPU and ISP. It’s also allegedly the first from HiSilicon to use the Mali-G77 GPU which offers up to 30% improved efficiency and is 140% faster than the G76.

To put this into perspective, the Exynos 990 uses the same GPU. Of course, we may see a slightly less powerful variant as the 820 is a mid-range chip after all, but still, the upgrade is very much welcome.

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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.