HiSilicon Kirin 970

Kirin 970 is one of HiSilicon flagship CPU. 8 cores (8 threads). It was announced in 2017 September. It has "big.LITTLE" cores-set: 4x Cortex-A73 (2.4 GHz), 4x Cortex-A53 (1.8 GHz). The processor is manufactured using a 10 nm process technology and supports UFS 2.1, 4G, LPDDR4.
HiSilicon Kirin 970

CPU cores and architecture

Architecture 4x 2.4 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A53
Number of cores 8
Instruction Set ARMv8-A
Lithography 10 nm
Number of transistors 5500 million
TDP 9 Watt
Neural Processing HiSilicon NPU

Memory (RAM)

Max amount up to 8 GB
Memory type LPDDR4
Memory frequency 1866 MHz
Memory-bus 4x16 bit

Storage

Storage specification UFS 2.1

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G72 MP12
GPU Architecture Bifrost
GPU frequency 750 MHz
Execution units 12
Shaders 192
DirectX 12
OpenCL API 2.0
Vulkan API 1.0

Camera, Video, Display

Max screen resolution 2340x1080
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 20MP
Max Video Capture 4K@30fps
Video codec support H.264 (AVC)
H.265 (HEVC)
VP8
VP9

Wireless

4G network Yes
5G network Yes
Peak Download Speed 1.2 Gbps
Peak Upload Speed 0.15 Gbps
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bluetooth 4.2
Satellite navigation BeiDou
GPS
Galileo
GLONASS

Supplemental Information

Launch Date 2017 September
Partnumber Hi3670
Vertical Segment Mobiles
Positioning Flagship

AnTuTu 10

Total Score
Kirin 970
318577

GeekBench 6 Single-Core

Score
Kirin 970
389

GeekBench 6 Multi-Core

Score
Kirin 970
1502