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HiSilicon Kirin 990 (4G)

HiSilicon Kirin 990 (4G)
Brand: HiSilicon
Category: Mobile Processors
  • CPU: Octa-Core Cortex-A76 @2.86
  • GPU: Mali-G76MP16
  • Display: 1440 x 3360 pixels QHD+ HDR10+
  • Process: TSMS 7nm
  • Camera: ISP 5.0, 4K HDR10+ supported

HiSilicon Kirin 990 chipset was launched on September 6, 2019. It arrives with tri-cluster Octa-Core CPU with 2x Cortex-A76 cores @2.86GHz, 2x Cortex-A76 cores @2.09GHz and remaining 4x Cortex-A55 cores @1.86GHz. The SoC packs 16 cores ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU pointed @700MHz. It comes with 2 + 1 Da Vinci NPU to handle the AI capabilities.

Further, it adds support for HDR10+ content. The camera specs are yet to know, but it can record up to 8K video @30fps and 4k UHD video @60fps. The chipset is fabricated on TSMS’s 7nm FinFET technology. All the essential connectivity features are present on this device. It supports up to LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.1 / UFS 3.0 storage options.

Antutu and Geekbench scores

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HiSilicon Kirin 990 (4G) - Specifications


  • Device Type
    Mobile Platform
  • Model
    Kirin 990
  • Announced
    September 6, 2019
  • Status


  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Tri-Closter Octa-Core (2 x Cortex-A76 cores @2.86GHz
    2x Cortex-A76 cores @2.09GHz
    4x Cortex-A55 cores @1.86GHz)
  • Process
    TSMS 7nm FinFET
  • Architecture
  • Core
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Mali-G76MP16, 700MHz
  • API Support
    OpenCL 2.0 FP, OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.1, DirectX 12


  • RAM Type
  • Storage Type
    eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0

Camera & Video

  • Rear Camera
  • Front Camera
  • Camera Features
    ISP 5.0
  • Video Capture
    4320p 8K @30fps, 2160p 4K @60fps
  • Codec Support
    4320p 8K HDR
    H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9)
  • Video Playback
    Up to 8K UHD HDR


  • Supported Display
    2160 x 3840 pixels?
  • Resolution Type
    4K UHD?
  • Features
    HDR10+ content supported

Connectivity Options

  • LTE Modem
    Integrated 4G LTE Modem
    D/L speed up to 2.3 Gbps
    U/L speed up to 1.25 Gbps
  • 5G Modem
  • Bluetooth Version
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Wi-Fi Bands
    2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
  • USB Supported
  • GNSS
    GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS


  • AI
    1 + 1 Da Vinci NPU
  • Security
  • Audio
    Hi-Fi Audio
  • Charging
    SuperCharge 3.0
  • Antutu Scores (v7)
  • Geekbench Scores (v4)
  • More Features
    8.0 billion transistors

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