Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 vs HiSilicon Kirin 980: specifications

Comparison of technical characteristics between computer processors, with the HiSilicon Kirin 980 on one hand, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 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 855 HiSilicon Kirin 980
Family Snapdragon Kirin
Release date Q1 2019 Q3 2018
Lithography 7 nm FinFET 7 nm FinFET
Transistors 6,000,000,000 6,900,000,000
Cores 8 8
Threads 8 8
Base frequency 1.8 GHz 1.8 GHz
Turbo frequency 2.8 GHz 2.6 GHz
Details 1x Cortex-A76 @2.84 GHz
3x Cortex-A76 @2.42 GHz
4x Cortex-A55 @1.8 GHz
4x Cortex-A76 @2.6 GHz
4x Cortex-A55 @1.8 GHz
Cache 2 MB 2 MB
Max memory size 16 GB 8 GB
Memory types LPDDR4X-4266 LPDDR4X-4266
AnTuTu 359 350 318 273
Geekbench 4 single-core 3,545 3,338
Geekbench 4 multi-core 11,150 9,822
Price NA NA
Amazon Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 HiSilicon Kirin 980
Ebay Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 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 855 is superior, that their respective TDPs are of the same order identical. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 has been launched after.

Note: prices can change over time. They are not updated regularly. Shipping costs have not been integrated.


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