While most of the manufacturing giants have failed to achieve the 7nm benchmark in their process node manufacturing, TSMC has made it happen. The masterpiece is becoming everyone’s center of attention as the 7nm FinFET process can transform the basic architecture for most of the modern day devices.

huawei kirin 980 Kirin 980 to be based on TSMC’s 7nm process node – Apple already using the chip in its upcoming flagship models

Apple has already equipped its upcoming A12 SoC with the same process and in the next three iPhone models, the process will see the day of light. Interestingly, the Kirin 980 is also one of the processors based on it.

Why 7nm?

While it might take some time for the manufacturers to know the true potential of a 7nm process node, TSMC is already claiming a 20 percent increased performance in the Kirin 980.

While you might know of Kirin 970 as one of the most powerful processors of the past, the upcoming 980 will also sport a number of added functionalities. Huawei’s upcoming flagship models based on Kirin 980 when combined with its extravagant hardware base, will deliver some exclusive performance results.

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