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Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Full data of benchmarks and speed tests Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985, comparison of GPUs Adreno 650 and Mali-G77 MP8.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Snapdragon 865 is octa-core (Kryo 585) and Kirin 985 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A careful review of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to read, is presented in the form of the table.

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

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to understand which chipset is better to buy Snapdragon 865 or Kirin 985 and which chip is better for gaming: Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
HiSilicon Kirin 985

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
Snapdragon 86598% Kirin 98582%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 86580% Kirin 98577%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 86592% Kirin 98577%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 865 Kirin 985
Total score583551423580
CPU185770134631
GPU217771142013
MEM10531179179
UX9567767029

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 865 Kirin 985
Single-Core934880
Multi-Core34352995

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 865 Kirin 985
Frequency2840 MHz2580 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration8x2.84 GHz Kryo 5851x2.58 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
3x2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W6 W
Memory type4x16bit, LPDDR5 LPDDR4x
Max. Memory16 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency27501600
Memory bandwidth4434.1
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 9% better than Kirin 985 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 650Mali-G77 MP8
GPU Frequency600 MHz800 MHz
GFloPS989628
# of Cores8
# of Shader Units512
Display2840 x 2160 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 Mobile29.427.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)62.854.1
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra58.656.2
Call of Duty: Mobile59.241.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)49.645.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition76.575.1
Real Racing 373.398.4
Sniper 3D111.3106.8
Need for Speed No Limits93.889.9
Mortal Kombat X8573.1
CSR Racing 270.373.1
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 resolution200 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS96060
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9H.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5G21
Download speed7500 MBit/s.1277 MBit/s.
Upload speed3000 MBit/s.175 MBit/s.
NavigationSBAS, NavIC enabled, Galileo, GPS, GNSS, QZSS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, BeidouGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportNoNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is better: 33
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 985 is better: 6
   You need to know that you should not blindly trust the software comparison of the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of joint testing and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs Snapdragon 865 and Kirin 985, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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