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Kirin 810 vs Kirin 710

We compared two 8-core processors: HiSilicon Kirin 810 (with Mali-G52 MP6 graphics) and Kirin 710 (Mali-G51). Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Review

General comparison of performance, power consumption, and other indicators
CPU Performance
Single and multi-core processor tests
Gaming Performance
GPU performance in games and OpenCL/Vulcan
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of HiSilicon Kirin 810
  • Performs 2.4x better in floating-point computations
  • Shows significantly better (up to 94%) AnTuTu 8 score – 318K vs 164K
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 12 nm)
  • Announced 11-months later
  • Better instruction set architecture
Pros of HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • Higher GPU frequency (~22%)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Kirin 810 +94%
318141
164229
CPU 103259 62607
GPU 85059 22111
Memory 69725 36623
UX 58333 31490
Total score 318141 164229

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Kirin 810 +85%
610
329
Multi-Core Score
Kirin 810 +70%
2005
1177
Image compression - 83.95 Mpixels/s
Face detection - 11.7 images/s
Speech recognition - 24 words/s
Machine learning - 17.1 images/s
Camera shooting - 9.81 images/s
HTML 5 - 1.74 Mnodes/s
SQLite - 454.55 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 30 FPS
[High]
51 FPS
[Medium]
Call of Duty: Mobile 41 FPS
[Ultra]
29 FPS
[Low]
Fortnite 29 FPS
[Medium]
25 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 43 FPS
[Ultra]
56 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 59 FPS
[Ultra]
52 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 60 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Huawei Honor 9X
1080 x 2340
Huawei Honor 10 Lite
1080 x 2340
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Kirin 810 and Kirin 710

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 1.9 GHz – Cortex-A55
4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2200 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache 256 KB 256 KB
L2 cache 1 MB 512 KB
Process 7 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 6.9 billion 5.5 billion
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G52 MP6 Mali-G51
Architecture Rogue Bifrost
GPU frequency 820 MHz 1000 MHz
Execution units 6 4
Shading units 96 64
FLOPS 551 Gigaflops 225 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max size 8 GB 6 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes No
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 2340 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 20MP 1x 40MP, 2x 24MP
Video capture 1K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 1080p at 60FPS 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 12 LTE Cat. 12
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 600 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 4
Bluetooth 5.0 4.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced June 2019 July 2018
Class Mid range Mid range
Official page - HiSilicon Kirin 710 official site

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
109 (86.5%)
17 (13.5%)
Total votes: 126

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