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MediaTek Dimensity 600 5G vs HiSilicon Kirin 980 benchmark which processor is better

MediaTek Dimensity 600 5G vs HiSilicon Kirin 980

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Detailed data of speed tests and benchmarks MediaTek Dimensity 600 5G vs HiSilicon Kirin 980, comparison of GPUs Mali-G57 MC1 and Mali-G76 MP18.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Dimensity 600 5G is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76) and Kirin 980 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A careful analysis of all the specifications of the SoCs, to make it easier to understand, is summarized in the table.

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

   After reading the results of all benchmarks and videos, you already be able to figure out which CPU is better to buy Dimensity 600 5G or Kirin 980 and which chip is better for gaming: CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9, Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits.


 
MediaTek Dimensity 600 5G
HiSilicon Kirin 980

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
Dimensity 600 5G46% Kirin 98071%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Dimensity 600 5G52% Kirin 98073%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Dimensity 600 5G44% Kirin 98066%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Dimensity 600 5G Kirin 980
Total score215034354810
CPU6020499354
GPU81704134833
MEM3440356759
UX3870063863

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Dimensity 600 5G Kirin 980
Single-Core443765
Multi-Core17742602

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Dimensity 600 5G Kirin 980
Frequency2000 MHz2600 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration2x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
6x1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
2x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
2x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)5 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4xLPDDR4x
Max. Memory12 Gb8 Gb
Memory Frequency21331600
Memory bandwidth1331.78
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache32 KB512 KB
L2 cache320 KB512 KB
L3 cache1 MB4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8-AARMv8-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Kirin 980 is 23% better than Dimensity 600 5G in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G57 MC1Mali-G76 MP18
GPU Frequency900 MHz950 MHz
GFloPS581.14
# of Cores18
# of Shader Units
Display2520 x 1080 pixels2560 x 1600 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 Mobile20.827.3
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)40.554.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra46.458.2
Call of Duty: Mobile36.140.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)35.846.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition50.174.3
Real Racing 369.687.3
Sniper 3D74.293.1
Need for Speed No Limits55.793.1
Mortal Kombat X67.366.9
CSR Racing 25169.8
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 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Video Encoding FPS24060
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCH.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
Modem5G Multi-Mode21
Download speed2770 MBit/s.1400 MBit/s.
Upload speed500 MBit/s.900 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo E1 + E5a, Glonass L1OF, QZSS L1CA+ L5, GPS L1CA+L5, BeiDou B1I+ B2a, NavICGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 600 5G is better: 9
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 980 is better: 28
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint testing and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
Dimensity 600 5G SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• 3DMark
• Antutu 8
• GeekBench 5 mobile
Kirin 980 SoC - all data

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


Dimensity 600 5G SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 750G
• Vs Helio P65 (MT6768)
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T710
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 460
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 710A
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs MediaTek Helio G85
• Vs Samsung Exynos 980
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T7520
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T7510
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 810
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90T
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G95
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800U
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9810
• Vs MediaTek Helio G80
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T618
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
• Vs Samsung Exynos 880
• Vs MediaTek Helio G70
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
• Vs MediaTek Helio P95
• Vs MediaTek Helio P90
• Vs MediaTek Helio P60
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 970
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9610
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9611
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
• Vs MediaTek Helio P70
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9609
• Vs MediaTek Helio X30 (MT6799)
• Vs Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T610
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 678
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 700
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs MediaTek Helio G88
• Vs Unisoc T740 Tanggula
• Vs Unisoc T760 Tanggula
• Vs Unisoc T770 Tanggula
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T606
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T616
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 680
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T612
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 500


Kirin 980 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• Vs Snapdragon 750G
• Vs A13 Bionic
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T710
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800U
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 678
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 700
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G88
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Unisoc T740 Tanggula
• Vs Unisoc T760 Tanggula
• Vs Unisoc T770 Tanggula
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 680
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1280
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Helio G99
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
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