Snapdragon 665 vs Kirin 710F

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 (with Adreno 610 graphics) and HiSilicon Kirin 710F (Mali-G51 MP4). 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Kirin
  • Performs 21% better in floating-point computations
  • Has a smaller size transistor (11 versus 12 nm)
Pros of HiSilicon Kirin 710F
  • Higher GPU frequency (~67%)
  • 10% higher CPU clock speed (2200 vs 2000 MHz)
  • Shows better (up to 6%) AnTuTu 9 score – 208K vs 196K

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
208525
CPU 66445 71135
GPU 34275 33514
Memory 38991 42276
UX 55823 60257
Total score 196478 208525

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
Multi-Core Score
1366
1350
Image compression 87.65 Mpixels/s 83.85 Mpixels/s
Face detection 12.2 images/s 11.6 images/s
Speech recognition 21.45 words/s 24.15 words/s
Machine learning 16.65 images/s 17 images/s
Camera shooting 10.9 images/s 9.81 images/s
HTML 5 1.8 Mnodes/s 1.74 Mnodes/s
SQLite 468 Krows/s 454.55 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 29 FPS
[Low]
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Call of Duty: Mobile 28 FPS
[Ultra]
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Fortnite 27 FPS
[Low]
-
Shadowgun Legends 53 FPS
[Low]
-
World of Tanks Blitz 57 FPS
[Medium]
-
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 30 FPS
[High]
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Device Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T
1080 x 2340
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We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 665 and Kirin 710F

CPU

Architecture 4x 2 GHz – Kryo 260 Gold (Cortex-A73)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 260 Silver (Cortex-A53)
4x 2.2 GHz – Cortex-A73
4x 1.7 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores 8 8
Frequency 2000 MHz 2200 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A
L1 cache - 256 KB
L2 cache 1 MB 512 KB
Process 11 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count - 5.5 billion
TDP 5 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 610 Mali-G51 MP4
Architecture Adreno 600 Bifrost
GPU frequency 600 MHz 1000 MHz
Execution units 2 4
Shading units 96 64
FLOPS 273 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 1866 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s -
Max size 8 GB 6 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 686 No
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 2520 x 1080 2340 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 16MP 1x 48MP, 2x 24MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 1K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X12 -
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 5 4
Bluetooth 5.0 4.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced April 2019 January 2019
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SM6125 -
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 official site -

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