Snapdragon 710 vs Kirin 710

We compared two 8-core processors: Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 (with Adreno 616 graphics) and HiSilicon Kirin 710 (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 710
  • Developers optimize games for Snapdragon processors more often than for Kirin
  • Performs 71% better in floating-point computations
  • Has a smaller size transistor (10 versus 12 nm)
  • Shows better (up to 22%) AnTuTu 9 score – 245K vs 201K
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
245839
201465
CPU 73452 70160
GPU 60823 32918
Memory 50312 40008
UX 63220 59919
Total score 245839 201465

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
388
329
Multi-Core Score
1445
1271
Image compression 91.1 Mpixels/s 83.95 Mpixels/s
Face detection 13.95 images/s 11.7 images/s
Speech recognition 25.95 words/s 24 words/s
Machine learning 22.2 images/s 17.1 images/s
Camera shooting 12.75 images/s 9.81 images/s
HTML 5 1.71 Mnodes/s 1.74 Mnodes/s
SQLite 467.95 Krows/s 454.55 Krows/s

3DMark

A cross-platform benchmark that assesses graphics performance in Vulkan (Metal)
3DMark Wild Life Performance
Stability 96% 99%
Graphics test 3 FPS 3 FPS
Score 549 564

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 39 FPS
[Ultra]
51 FPS
[Medium]
Call of Duty: Mobile 35 FPS
[Ultra]
29 FPS
[Low]
Fortnite 26 FPS
[Low]
25 FPS
[Low]
Shadowgun Legends 53 FPS
[Low]
56 FPS
[Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 60 FPS
[Ultra]
52 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 55 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite
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 Snapdragon 710 and Kirin 710

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.2 GHz – Kryo 360 Gold (Cortex-A75)
6x 1.7 GHz – Kryo 360 Silver (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
L2 cache 384 KB 512 KB
L3 cache 1 MB 1 MB
Process 10 nanometers 12 nanometers
Transistor count 5.3 billion 5.5 billion
TDP 6 W 5 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 616 Mali-G51 MP4
Architecture Adreno 600 Bifrost
GPU frequency 650 MHz 650 MHz
Execution units 2 4
Shading units 128 64
FLOPS 384 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 685 No
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Max display resolution 3360 x 1440 2340 x 1080
Max camera resolution 2x 192MP, 1x 32MP 1x 40MP, 2x 24MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 1K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS 1080p at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio codecs Qualcomm Aqstic, aptX, aptX HD AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem X15 LTE -
4G support LTE Cat. 15 LTE Cat. 12
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 800 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 May 2018 July 2018
Class Mid range Mid range
Model number SDM710 Hi6260
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 official site HiSilicon Kirin 710 official site

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