Kirin 820 vs Kirin 810

We compared two 8-core processors: HiSilicon Kirin 820 (with Mali-G57 MP6 graphics) and Kirin 810 (Mali-G52 MP6). 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 820
  • Shows better (up to 19%) AnTuTu 9 score – 438K vs 369K
  • Announced 9-months later

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Kirin 820 +19%
438358
369125
CPU 135652 109064
GPU 129505 95721
Memory 77124 72097
UX 94518 91820
Total score 438358 369125

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Kirin 820 +7%
640
599
Multi-Core Score
Kirin 820 +28%
2465
1933

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 58 FPS
[Low]
30 FPS
[High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 41 FPS
[Ultra]
41 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 27 FPS
[Low]
29 FPS
[Medium]
Shadowgun Legends - 43 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz 48 FPS
[Ultra]
59 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 33 FPS
[Medium]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 57 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Huawei Honor X10
1080 x 2400
Huawei Honor 9X
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 820 and Kirin 810

CPU

Architecture 1x 2.36 GHz – Cortex-A76
3x 2.22 GHz – Cortex-A76
4x 1.84 GHz – Cortex-A55
2x 2.27 GHz – Cortex-A76
6x 1.9 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2360 MHz 2270 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.2-A ARMv8.2-A
L1 cache - 256 KB
L2 cache - 1 MB
Process 7 nanometers 7 nanometers
Transistor count - 6.9 billion
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali-G57 MP6 Mali-G52 MP6
Architecture Valhall Rogue
GPU frequency 850 MHz 820 MHz
Execution units 6 6
Shading units 96 96
FLOPS 579 Gigaflops 551 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.0
DirectX version 12 12

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 2133 MHz 2133 MHz
Bus 4x 16 Bit 4x 16 Bit
Max bandwidth 31.78 Gbit/s 31.78 Gbit/s
Max size 12 GB 8 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes Yes
Storage type UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 3360 x 1440 3840 x 2160
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 20MP 1x 48MP, 2x 20MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, AV1, VP9 H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem Balong 5000 -
4G support LTE Cat. 22 LTE Cat. 12
5G support Yes No
Download speed Up to 1600 Mbps Up to 600 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 200 Mbps Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced March 2020 June 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number - Hi6280
Official page - HiSilicon Kirin 810 official site

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