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Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985

Comparisons   29-07-2021
   Full comparison data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985, testing of graphics chips (GPU). A careful review of all the specifications of the processors, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel examination in special test applications like Geekbench, PassMark, 3DMark, Quadrant, AnTuTu, PCMark, Vellamo, Neocore, GFXBench, even the gaming performance of chipsets in Madout2, Call of Duty, PUBG, Asphalt 9, Fortnite, GTA, Minecraft etc.
   After reading the results these tests and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which chipset is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 or Kirin 985.


 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
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 89899% Kirin 98582%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 89884% Kirin 98577%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 89894% Kirin 98577%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 898 Kirin 985
Total score1004791423580
CPU281332118598
GPU381820160953
MEM16077367777
UX18086776252

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 898 Kirin 985
Single-Core1401880
Multi-Core44182995

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 898 Kirin 985
Frequency3090 MHz2580 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x3.09 GHz Cortex-X2
3x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710
2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A510
2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A510
1x2.58 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
3x2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)6 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4x
Max. Memory32 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency32001600
Memory bandwidth8834.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache1 MB
L2 cache2 MB
L3 cache8 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 898 is 16% 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 730Mali-G77 MP8
GPU Frequency970 MHz800 MHz
GFloPS1800628
# of Cores8
# of Shader Units1024
Display7680 x 4320 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 Mobile37.527.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)119.454.1
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra70.556.2
Call of Duty: Mobile65.541.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)101.145.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition147.275.1
Real Racing 3142.798.4
Sniper 3D157.3106.8
Need for Speed No Limits99.789.9
Mortal Kombat X102.373.1
CSR Racing 286.673.1
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 resolution320 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution128 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 680
Video Encoding FPS12060
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10H.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X65 Modem-RF System 5G21
Download speed15000 MBit/s.1277 MBit/s.
Upload speed6000 MBit/s.175 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, SBAS, GNSS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, NavIC, QZSSGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 is better: 39
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 985 is better: 1
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of joint testing and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors, as well as read the test results at the links below.
Snapdragon 898 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
Kirin 985 SoC - all data

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


Snapdragon 898 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G


Kirin 985 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• Vs Snapdragon 750G
• Vs A13 Bionic
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T710
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 600 5G
• 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 888 Pro
• 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Helio G88
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Unisoc T760 Tanggula
• Vs Unisoc T770 Tanggula
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• 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 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Helio G99
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
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