HiSilicon Kirin 970 – Android SoC Power & Performance Overview

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The Kirin 970 is HiSilicon’s new SoC flagship for this year and powers the Huawei’s flagship devices for this generation. We’ll have a closer look at the SoC capabilities as well have an exclusive look at SPEC2006 performance and efficiency figures between the most recent generations Android high-end SoCs. We analyse the GPU performance and advantages and drawbacks of its implementation and end with another exclusive analysis of the performance of the new Neural Processing Unit (NPU) inside the Kirin 970.