Comparison of technical characteristics between computer processors, with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 on one hand, and the HiSilicon Kirin 960 on the other hand. The first has a total of 4 cores, 4 threads, a maximum frequency of 2.2 GHz. The second has 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency reaches 2.4 GHz. The following table also allows us to compare the lithography, the number of transistors (if indicated), the amount of cache memory, the maximum RAM memory capacity, the type of memory accepted, the launch date, the maximum number of PCIe lines , the values obtained in Geekbench 4 and Cinebench R15, as well as the price.
|Processor||HiSilicon Kirin 960||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|Release date||Q4 2016||Q2 2016|
|Lithography||16 nm FFC||14 nm|
|Base frequency||1.8 GHz||1.6 GHz|
|Turbo frequency||2.4 GHz||2.2 GHz|
|Details||4x Cortex-A73 @2.36 GHz
4x Cortex-A53 @1.84 GHz
|2x Kryo @2.15 GHz
2x Kryo @1.6 GHz
|Max memory size||6 GB||6 GB|
|Geekbench 4 single-core||1,846||1,726|
|Geekbench 4 multi-core||6,174||3,929|
|Amazon||HiSilicon Kirin 960||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
|Ebay||HiSilicon Kirin 960||Qualcomm Snapdragon 820|
Note: prices can change over time. They are not updated regularly. Shipping costs have not been integrated.