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HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which chip or processor is better? Detailed compare data of benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, speed examination of GPUs Adreno 650 and Mali-G78 MP24.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Kirin 9000 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A77) and Snapdragon 865 is octa-core (Kryo 585). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A careful review of all the specifications, to make it easier to understand, is summarized in the table.

   From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in software tests like Vellamo, Neocore, GFXBench, Mozilla Kraken, PassMark, Geekbench, Octane V2, WebXPRT 3, AnTuTu 8, Quadrant, 3DMark, PCMark, and how good the chipsets are in games Call of Duty: Mobile, Fortnite, PUBG, Mortal Kombat, Minecraft Bedrock, Real Racing 3, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Sniper 3D etc.

   After reading the results these benchmarks and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which SoCs is better to buy Kirin 9000 or Snapdragon 865 and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, CSR Racing 2, Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2.

HiSilicon Kirin 9000
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors

CPU Benchmark
Based on Antutu and Geekbench score
Kirin 900099% Snapdragon 86598%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 900093% Snapdragon 86580%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 900095% Snapdragon 86592%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 9000 Snapdragon 865
Total score698731583551

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 9000 Snapdragon 865

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 9000 Snapdragon 865
Frequency313 MHz2840 MHz
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x3
13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77
3x2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A72
4x2.06 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
8x2.84 GHz Kryo 585
Power consumption (TDP)6 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5, LPDDR4x4x16bit, LPDDR5
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency16002750
Memory bandwidth4444
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 865 is 88% better than Kirin 9000 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G78 MP24Adreno 650
GPU Frequency650 MHz600 MHz
# of Cores24
# of Shader Units512
Display2560 x 1600 pixels2840 x 2160 pixels
The frequency of the GPU does not always directly indicate its performance. To fully evaluate all the capabilities of a graphics chip, you should take into account the number of Shader Units and Cores, as well as how many GFlops it has.

Gaming benchmark
Fortnite Mobile27.329.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)83.962.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra50.658.6
Call of Duty: Mobile46.459.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)71.349.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition103.176.5
Real Racing 388.673.3
Sniper 3D65.8111.3
Need for Speed No Limits60.793.8
Mortal Kombat X65.885
CSR Racing 260.770.3
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the gadget and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Antutu 8 and GeekBench 5.2 becnmarks.

Camera resolution128 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution64 MP25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS60960
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9

Networks and Navigation
ModemBalong 5GQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed15000 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed14000 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeidouSBAS, NavIC enabled, Galileo, GPS, GNSS, QZSS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportNoYes

The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 9000 is better: 21
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is better: 18
   You need to know that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint comparison and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets Kirin 9000 and Snapdragon 865, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• 3DMark
• Antutu 8
• GeekBench 5 mobile

CPU Versus Battle
• Apple M1 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Snapdragon 875 Vs Kirin 9000
• Apple A12Z Bionic Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000E Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Samsung Exynos 2100 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile

CPU Versus Battle
• Apple M1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Snapdragon 875 Vs Snapdragon 865
• Apple A12Z Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000E Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Samsung Exynos 1080 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Samsung Exynos 2100 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
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