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Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985 benchmark which processor is better

Snapdragon 875 vs Kirin 985

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which chip or processor is better? Detailed data of benchmarks and speed tests Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985, compare of GPUs Adreno 660 and Mali-G77 MP8.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Snapdragon 875 is octa-core (Cortex-X1) and Kirin 985 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A thorough analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to read, is summarized in the table.

   From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel benchmarking in synthetic type tests such as PassMark, WebXPRT 3, AnTuTu 8, Vellamo, Geekbench 5, Quadrant, Neocore, PCMark, GFXBench, Mozilla Kraken, Octane V2, 3DMark, even the gaming performance of processors in Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, PUBG, Mortal Kombat, Minecraft Bedrock, Sniper 3D, Real Racing 3, Fortnite, Call of Duty: Mobile etc.

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which processors is better to buy Snapdragon 875 or Kirin 985 and which chip is better for gaming: CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9, Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
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 87599% Kirin 98582%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 87596% Kirin 98577%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 87596% Kirin 98577%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 875 Kirin 985
Total score892580423580
CPU267378134631
GPU333014142013
MEM15295179179
UX13923167029

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 875 Kirin 985
Single-Core1404880
Multi-Core49042995

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 875 Kirin 985
Frequency2840 MHz2580 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1
3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78
4x1.8 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. Memory16 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency27501600
Memory bandwidth51.234.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache1 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 875 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 660Mali-G77 MP8
GPU Frequency700 MHz800 MHz
GFloPS1486628
# of Cores8
# of Shader Units512
Display3840 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 Mobile34.827.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)105.854.1
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra63.456.2
Call of Duty: Mobile58.441.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)90.545.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition130.575.1
Real Racing 3126.898.4
Sniper 3D139.5106.8
Need for Speed No Limits88.889.9
Mortal Kombat X91.973.1
CSR Racing 276.173.1
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 resolution36 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS6060
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10H.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X57 Modem-RF System 5G21
Download speed15000 MBit/s.1277 MBit/s.
Upload speed6000 MBit/s.175 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, NavIC enabled, SBAS, GPS, GNSS, Galileo, QZSS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASSGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 is better: 37
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 985 is better: 4
   You need to know that you should not blindly trust the software comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of parallel testing and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs Snapdragon 875 and Kirin 985, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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CPU Versus Battle
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• Apple A12X Bionic Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Samsung Exynos 2000 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
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