In smartphone chipset, Samsung and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company are the best competitior. Although Qualcomm has unveiled the next flagship chipset, Snapdragon 835 processor, it uses Samsung 10nm latest architecture, but the customers of 10nm from Taiwan company is over Samsung in product scale and customer quantity.
10nm chipset has been purchased by Apple A11 processor, which is estimated to be in trial production next year. And 10nm has owned the customers like Apple, but also Meidatek and Huawei, Huawei Kirin new generation phone and chipset has been confirmed and it will be estimated to produce in Q1 next year. According to reliable news, this Kirin chipset should be Kirin 970 processor.
According to the time of Kirin 970 production, Huawei P series will be the first one to use this processor. Therefore, according to Huawei practice, Huawei will choose to release P series flagship in Spring every year. But Huawei P10 will meet the time of Kirin 970 production, so Huawei P10 should be the first smartphone to use Kirin 970 processor probably.