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Report: Huawei P8 to feature slightly more powerful Kirin 935 chipset

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Report: Huawei P8 to feature slightly more powerful Kirin 935 chipset
Up to now, all the talk about the Huawei P8 mentioned that the device would feature its home grown Kirin 930 CPU under the hood of the handset. On Saturday, a fresh new report states that the device will actually feature the Kirin 935 processor powering the phone. While there is not much information on the Kirin 935, it is believed to feature an octa-core CPU like the 930, but include a new "bumped-up" GPU for graphics.

Since the Kirin 930 includes four Cortex A53 cores and four enhanced A53e cores, there is the possibility that Huawei raised the performance levels on the Kirin 935 to make it more in line with a chip expected to be found inside a flagship device. It also means that the Kirin 935 might be less battery-friendly than the Kirin 930, but those who purchase flagship phones are usually more concerned with getting faster performance out of their handsets. Other Huawei P8 news Saturday morning confirms the use of Sony's IMX278 sensor for the 13MP rear camera.

The Huawei P8 should be unveiled on April 15th during a media even in London. The phone should be ready for launch a week later on April 22nd. We also are supposedly going to see Huawei introduce a smaller, less powerful Huawei P8 Lite during the event, which is taking place a week from this coming Monday.

source: Mobile-Dad (translated) via GizmoChina

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posted on 04 Apr 2015, 01:55 4

1. Kruze (Posts: 1285; Member since: 30 Dec 2014)


Hope Kirin 935 will provide great performance. Something tells me that this will also be one of the best smartphones for 2015.

Bring it on, Huawei!

posted on 04 Apr 2015, 07:14 1

7. Simona (unregistered)


IT WILL BE BEEAASST

posted on 04 Apr 2015, 13:33

9. frmrVZguy (Posts: 42; Member since: 10 Mar 2012)


The Kirin 930 is reported to be the first from TSMC using its 16nm finfet process node, aka 'launch' chip. Samsung was first to finfet SoC with its 14nm node. Search on this article title: "TSMC gains growth momentum from 16nm technology 2015-04-02" from a Taiwan news site in English.

posted on 04 Apr 2015, 17:55

10. Simona (unregistered)


The problem for samsung is that they skipping years which is problem..
The competition pushing them and not just sammy but others too.. skipping years and technologies what they used to keep on the track each year.. now it is half year.. soon will be quarter..
Soon or later all will get so tense that it collapses and snap or explosion will occur..
Other brands are very SCARED of chinese business .....

posted on 04 Apr 2015, 02:03 5

2. Ghost04 (Posts: 335; Member since: 03 May 2014)


I love Chinese phones because they can provide 80-90% performence of the Reknown brands but they are 50-60% cheaper .
Thery are durable too .
Otherwise in this current era of technology who likes to use a 2-3 year old phone .
So, Chinese brands made it possible to buy 3-4 phones a year .
And Huawei phones are always elegant & gorgeous .
Best of luck Huawei

posted on 04 Apr 2015, 03:00

3. sasamw (Posts: 5; Member since: 19 Mar 2015)


Quad core cortex a53e 2.2 ghz/Quad core cortex a53 1.5 ghz+ mali t628 gpu!

posted on 04 Apr 2015, 03:40 1

4. samsboy (unregistered)


I am beginning to consider this phone. I love powerful phones with two sim slots. My country demands dual sim phone as carriers charges different tariffs and always more expensive when calling someone using a different carriers. If the price is reasonable, I may get a Huawei phone for the first time.

posted on 04 Apr 2015, 06:30

5. BirkanBilen (Posts: 7; Member since: 04 Apr 2015)


There is no any sensor named IMX278 in SONY.Please may you explain this sensor.

posted on 04 Apr 2015, 06:43

6. sasamw (Posts: 5; Member since: 19 Mar 2015)


Maybe first phone with that sensor,,,

posted on 04 Apr 2015, 08:24

8. BirkanBilen (Posts: 7; Member since: 04 Apr 2015)


I dont think so because newest sensors is imx 230 for SONY.One of them is 16 other one 21mp.

posted on 07 Apr 2015, 03:11

11. 5eyez (Posts: 10; Member since: 05 Mar 2015)


Check out the official teasing video from Huawei P8 youtube.com/watch?v=Nn-4ABBbo3E

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