Coming Soon: The Huawei PC

Huawei is already selling the motherboard, details below. It runs Linux and connects to standard PC components. Deng Li says it will come out with the next version of Hongmeng/Harmony, possibly in August.

It runs on the Kunpeng 920, Huawei’s own processor based on ARM cores. Measured by performance, it’s a hot chip, with some tests scoring higher than Intel. On the other hand, it’s cool, drawing less power than the comparable Intel chips. It’s already widely used in servers.

ARM designs are in almost every mobile phone chip, including Huawei and Qualcomm. They draw considerably less power than Intel and numerous companies have adapted them for servers.

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