Today, Huawei released in Beijing a new SoC named Kirin 920. This one is an octa-core processor built with four Cortex-A15 cores and four Cortex-A7 cores. It also packs a Mali T628 GPU and it support LTE Cat 6, HiFi sound quality and Quad HD displays with 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution.
We find out that the A-15 cores will have a clock speed between 1.7 – 2.0 GHz, while the other Cortex-A7 four cores will run at a clock speed between 1.3 and 1.6 GHz. The new LTE Cat 6 technology introduced on this SoC will offer download speeds up to 300 Mbps. Also, the Kirin 920 will offer support for SGLTE/CSFB and VoLTE.
One of the first devices that will pack this SoC solution will be the Huawei Mulan flagship, a device that showed up yesterday in the AnTuTu benchmark. It’s rumored that this device will get a score even higher than the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 chip. According to the AnTuTu benchmark, the Kirin 920 processor was able to get a 37999 score.