It was reported in the previous month that the latest sanctions by the U.S. Commerce Department will not affect orders that have been already placed by Huawei. Hence, the 5nm Kirin chipset that is rumored to power the Mate 40 is said to be on its track. Fresh information shared by an industry expert from China states that the Kirin 1000 powered Mate 40 series will debut in October.
Early rumors had dubbed it as Kirin 1020, but recent reports have claimed that it could be arriving as Kirin 1000.rumors surrounding the Kirin 1000 have revealed that it has a “Baltimore” codename. The 5nm SoC is being built by TSMC. It could be equipped with a Cortex-A78 CPU. The SoC may go official in September.