Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Huawei Unveils Kirin 970 AI Computing Platform

Huawei CEO Richard Yu announced the company’s new Kirin 970 SoC (system on a chip) with built-in AI capabilities at IFA, Europe's biggest tech show held each year in Berlin.

The Kirin 970 features an 8-core processor with a 12-core GPU manufactured by TSMC using a 10nm process. The chipset is equipped with four ARM Cortex-A73 cores running at 2.4GHz and four ARM Cortex-A53 cores running at 1.8GHz. This chipset is also the first commercial SoC to use the the Mali-G72 second generation Bifrost-based GPU from ARM.