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HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Detailed data of speed tests and benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, comparison of GPUs Adreno 650 and Mali-G76 MP18.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Kirin 990 5G is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76) and Snapdragon 865 Plus is octa-core (Kryo 585 Prime). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A careful review of all the technical characteristics of the chipsets, so that it can be easier to read, is presented in the form of the table.

   From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in special test applications such as GFXBench, WebXPRT 3, PassMark, 3DMark, Mozilla Kraken, Octane V2, PCMark, Neocore, AnTuTu, Vellamo, Quadrant, Geekbench, even the gaming performance of CPUs in Call of Duty: Mobile, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Minecraft Bedrock, Fortnite, Real Racing 3, PUBG, Mortal Kombat, Sniper 3D etc.

   After reading the results these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to know which processors is better to buy Kirin 990 5G or Snapdragon 865 Plus and which chip is better for gaming: Madout2, Asphalt 9, Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2.

 
HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus

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 990 5G88% Snapdragon 865 Plus97%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 990 5G77% Snapdragon 865 Plus81%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 990 5G83% Snapdragon 865 Plus91%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 990 5G Snapdragon 865 Plus
Total score456731663155
CPU145457198282
GPU153240247327
MEM85197113635
UX72537103275

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 990 5G Snapdragon 865 Plus
Single-Core9451042
Multi-Core31183647

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 990 5G Snapdragon 865 Plus
Frequency2860 MHz3100 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration2x2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
2x2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
1x3.1 GHz Kryo 585 Prime
3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 Gold
4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585 Silver
Power consumption (TDP)6 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4xLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory12 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency16002750
Memory bandwidth31.7844
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache512 KB1 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8-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 Plus is 7% better than Kirin 990 5G in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G76 MP18Adreno 650
GPU Frequency950 MHz645 MHz
GFloPS581.141348
# of Cores18
# of Shader Units512
Display2560 x 1600 pixels3840 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 Mobile28.430.9
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)57.575.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.6103.7
Call of Duty: Mobile43.658.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)50.764.4
Minecraft: Pocket Edition77.294.9
Real Racing 374.5129.6
Sniper 3D131.1165.9
Need for Speed No Limits83.4145.2
Mortal Kombat X86.4119.3
CSR Racing 265.6145.2
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.

Cameras
Camera resolution32 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS6060
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
Modem21Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed1400 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed900 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeidouQZSS, SBAS, Galileo, Beidou, GPS, NavIC enabled, GNSS, GLONASS, Dual frequency GNSS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportNoYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G is better: 4
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus is better: 35
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of parallel comparison and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets Kirin 990 5G and Snapdragon 865 Plus, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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