What is happening in China?

Huawei’s Kirin 9000S has a homegrown GPU.

David Harold

A subtle shift in attitudes in China could have significant consequences. We explore what we know about the Kirin 9000S AP. While its performance is slightly lower than the original Kirin 9000, this was expected given the challenges in its manufacturing process. The Kirin 9000S has a new GPU called the Maleoon-910, which is comparable to the Adreno 660 in terms of performance and energy efficiency. The development of the Kirin 9000S demonstrates China’s determination to find its way forward despite restrictions imposed by the United States. This progress could potentially lead to China developing its own versions of critical

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