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HiSilicon Kirin 990 (5G)

HiSilicon Kirin 990 (5G)

HiSilicon Kirin 990 (5G) – an 8-core chipset that was announced on October 6, 2019, and is manufactured using a 7-nanometer process technology. It has 2 cores Cortex-A76 at 2860 MHz, 2 cores Cortex-A76 at 2360 MHz, and 4 cores Cortex-A55 at 1950 MHz.

CPU Performance
Gaming Performance
Battery life
NanoReview Score


Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
HiSilicon Kirin 990 (5G)
CPU 154284
GPU 174684
Memory 100370
UX 70979
Total score 495059

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score


Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 58 FPS
Call of Duty: Mobile 44 FPS
Fortnite 30 FPS
World of Tanks Blitz 60 FPS
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 59 FPS
Device Huawei Honor 30 Pro Plus
1200 x 2640
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.


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Phones with Kirin 990 (5G)AnTuTu v8
1. Huawei P40 Pro Plus534555
2. Huawei Honor 30 Pro Plus515630
3. Huawei Honor View 30 Pro501908
4. Huawei P40 Pro498517
5. Huawei P40493152
6. Huawei Honor Play 4 Pro477578
7. Huawei Mate Xs465521
8. Huawei Honor 30 Pro445140


Detailed specifications of the Kirin 990 (5G) SoC with Mali G76 MP16 graphics


Architecture 2x 2.86 GHz – Cortex-A76
2x 2.36 GHz – Cortex-A76
4x 1.95 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8
Frequency 2860 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A
L2 cache 512 KB
Process 7 nanometers
Transistor count 8 billion


GPU name Mali G76 MP16
Architecture Bifrost
GPU frequency 700 MHz
Execution units 16
Shading units 256
FLOPS 896 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0
DirectX version 12


Memory type LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2133 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 31.78 Gbit/s
Max size 12 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Da Vinci
Storage type UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160
Video capture 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VC-1
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


Modem Balong 5G
4G support LTE Cat. 21
5G support Yes
Download speed Up to 2300 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 1250 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou


Announced October 2019
Class Flagship
Official page HiSilicon Kirin 990 (5G) official site