Huawei’s HiSilicon Kirin 990 SoC is now official as the company recently dropped a new “warm-up” video for the processor on its official YouTube channel, giving us the details of only the launch date. HiSilicon Kirin 990 SoC will be a successor to the Kirin 980 SoC processor and is all set to be unveiled on September 6, which is only a few days away.

The 10-second video released by Huawei revealed no information about the Kirin 990 chipset, but according to MySmartprice, based on the 7nm FinFET/EUV fabrication process, the new processor will rock built-in Balong 5000 5G modem to go head to head against the latest Qualcomm processor.

Furthermore, as we reported earlier, Huawei’s upcoming flagship processor will have support for 4k 60fps recording. Users will also be able to capture slow-mo, hi-res video.

The Kirin 990 will first make its debut on the Huawei Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. The firm has confirmed that it would be coming to the Huawei Mate X, its foldable phone. It’s also likely to come to Huawei’s P40 and P40 Pro, it’s Honor View 30 and Honor 30 line of phones next year.

Note, September 6 will see the unveiling of the processor only. To find out how Kirin 990 perform in real life, you have to wait until September 19, which is the launch date of Mate 30 and Mate30 Pro.

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