Whoever said iPhone X is the best smartphone is seriously mistaken. Just a few days after iPhone X’s release, Huawei, China’s top phone maker is beginning to challenge Apple Inc. on its home turf. The Kirin 970, Huawei’s own Neural Processing Unit overtakes Apple’s Neural Engine (A11) on various fronts. Kirin’s CPU core are faster (64-bit octa-core compared to A11’s 64-bit 6-core) and its LTE capacities are more updated (LTE Cat 19 vs. A11’s LTE Cat 8). Both processors are both energy efficient.
This article from Rehan Hooda, compares the top five smartphone processors available in the market today. From this article, it is clear that the quest for a dedicated AI chip for smartphones is on, and that in the next few years, we will see more and more AI devices becoming available to consumers.
Huawei Kirin 970 SoC launched: Here’s how it compares with Snapdragon 835, A10X Fusion and others- Technology News, Firstpost
With the launch of Huawei’s Kirin 970, we thought that this is the best time to compare the flagship mobile SoCs from leading mobile manufacturers.