Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 vs HiSilicon Kirin 980: specifications

Comparison of technical characteristics between computer processors, with the HiSilicon Kirin 980 on one hand, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 on the other hand. The first has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximum frequency of 2.6 GHz. The second has 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency reaches 2.8 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 HiSilicon Kirin 980
Family Snapdragon Kirin
Release date Q1 2018 Q3 2018
Lithography 10 nm FinFET LPP 7 nm FinFET
Transistors 5,300,000,000 6,900,000,000
Cores 8 8
Threads 8 8
Base frequency 1.9 GHz 1.8 GHz
Turbo frequency 2.8 GHz 2.6 GHz
Details 4x Cortex-A75 @2.8 GHz
4x Cortex-A55 @1.9 GHz
4x Cortex-A76 @2.6 GHz
4x Cortex-A55 @1.8 GHz
Cache 2 MB 2 MB
Max memory size 6 GB 8 GB
Memory types LPDDR4X-1866 LPDDR4X-4266
AnTuTu 276 473 318 273
Geekbench 4 single-core 2,337 3,338
Geekbench 4 multi-core 8,483 9,822
Price NA NA
Amazon Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 HiSilicon Kirin 980
Ebay Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 HiSilicon Kirin 980

We can better compare what are the technical differences between the two processors. We see that the two processors have an equivalent number of cores, that the maximum frequency of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 is superior, that their respective TDPs are of the same order identical. Both were produced during the same year.

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