On the 2020 Summit of the China Data Expertise Convention held at the moment, Huawei’s client enterprise CEO Yu Chengdong mentioned in a keynote speech that the Huawei Mate 40 collection launched this fall might be geared up with the brand new Kirin 9000 collection.
He mentioned that the Kirin 9000 collection can have extra highly effective 5G capabilities, AI processing capabilities, extra highly effective NPUs and GPUs. However sadly, because of the second spherical of US sanctions, this yr, they’ll a high-end Huawei Kirin chip for the final time.
Yu Chengdong mentioned that previously ten years, Huawei has gone from being severely backward, to comparatively backward, to a little bit behind, to lastly catching up, to main. ‘Now we have invested so much in analysis and improvement, and have gone by way of a tough course of. However sadly, when it comes to semiconductor manufacturing, Huawei didn’t take part within the asset-intensive and capital-intensive industries. We solely did the design of the chip, not the manufacturing of the chip.’
What Yu Chengdong Stated About Kirin 9000?
Notably, he mentioned that within the discipline of AI, everybody is aware of that due to its new emergence, China continues to be in a state of not lagging behind, main in sure areas. Huawei is constructing platforms, and a number of other main firms in america are additionally constructing their platforms. ‘Our AI idea, AI Algorithms, AI chips, in lots of points, we’re nonetheless in a number one place.’
He mentioned that this time they’ve an excellent alternative to catch up. Huawei has additionally performed some practices on this discipline. The Kirin 970 got here with the world’s first AI processor constructed into the smartphone chip. The latest Kirin 990 additionally has a brand new era of AI processing capabilities. ‘Our efficiency, computing energy, and talent are very robust. So we’re the chief on this discipline as a result of this can be a new expertise.’
On the community aspect, edge computing, and cloud computing AI processing techniques, Huawei’s Shengteng 310 and Shengteng 910 are within the main place within the trade.
The corporate will launch the Huawei Mate 40 this fall. Will probably be powered by the Kirin 9000 chips. It would have extra highly effective 5G capabilities, AI processing capabilities, extra highly effective NPUs, and GPUs. However sadly, due to the sanctions, the orders might be accepted earlier than September 15.