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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985

Comparisons   02-08-2021
   Comprehensive testing data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985, compare of graphics processors (GPU). A careful review of all the technical characteristics of the chips, to make it easier to read, is summarized in the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in software tests such as Vellamo, Geekbench, Quadrant, PassMark, PCMark, AnTuTu, Neocore, 3DMark, GFXBench, and how good the SoCs are in games GTA, Minecraft, Call of Duty, Fortnite, Asphalt 9, PUBG, Madout2 etc.
   After looking at the data of parallel tests and videos, you already be able to know which SoCs is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 or Kirin 985.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
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 8cx Gen 361% Kirin 98582%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381% Kirin 98577%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356% Kirin 98577%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Kirin 985
Total score491882423580
CPU89076134631
GPU111104142013
MEM5088879179
UX4648667029

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Kirin 985
Single-Core1027880
Multi-Core40022995

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Kirin 985
Frequency3050 MHz2580 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
1x2.58 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
3x2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4x
Max. Memory32 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency32001600
Memory bandwidth9634.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache384 KB
L2 cache768 KB
L3 cache2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.1-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is 15% 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
Display3840 x 2400 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 resolution32 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 395
Video Encoding FPS12060
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVCH.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modem21
Download speed9000 MBit/s.1277 MBit/s.
Upload speed4500 MBit/s.175 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBASGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 22
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 985 is better: 18
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full video of joint comparison and listen to what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• 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

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


CPU Versus Battle
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Snapdragon 875 Vs Kirin 985
• Apple A12Z Bionic Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000E Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Samsung Exynos 1080 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
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