HiSilicon Kirin 960 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 820: performance

Performance comparison between the two processors, with the HiSilicon Kirin 960 and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. The first has a turbo frequency of 2,4 GHz, with 8 cores, and the second has a maximum frequency of 2,2 GHz, with a total of 4 cores.

Geekbench 4:

Processeur Geekbench 4 – Score multi-core & single-core – Android 64-bit &
HiSilicon Kirin 960  1,846
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820  1,726

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, image encryption, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML rendering, PDF rendering, Matrix calculation, Fast Fourier Transformation, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these two chips. For each result, we took an average of the last 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

On the single-core side, the difference is 7%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 57%.


Processeur AnTuTu – Score
HiSilicon Kirin 960  170,500
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820  164,900

AnTuTu is one of the most popular benchmarking application to test mobile devices. It calculates the CPU integer, the CPU float-point, the runtime, the multitask, RAM operation, RAM speed, 2D and 3D graphics, the storage I/O, database I/O, etc.

On this application, there is a difference of 3%.


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