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Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985 benchmark which processor is better

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
CPU268491134631
GPU334895142013
MEM15338879179
UX13975567029

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 Mobile27.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)54.1
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra56.2
Call of Duty: Mobile41.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)45.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition75.1
Real Racing 398.4
Sniper 3D106.8
Need for Speed No Limits89.9
Mortal Kombat X73.1
CSR Racing 273.1
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: 28
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 985 is better: 12
   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.


CPU Versus Battle
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• 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

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• Antutu 8
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