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HiSilicon Kirin 980

HiSilicon Kirin 980

HiSilicon Kirin 980 – an 8-core chipset that was announced on August 31, 2018, and is manufactured using a 7-nanometer process technology. It has 2 cores Cortex-A76 at 2600 MHz, 2 cores Cortex-A76 at 1920 MHz, and 4 cores Cortex-A55 at 1800 MHz.

CPU Performance
57
Gaming Performance
47
Battery life
71
NanoReview Score
58

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
HiSilicon Kirin 980
392454
CPU 134572
GPU 135339
Memory 65549
UX 67634
Total score 392454

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
683
Multi-Core Score
2455
Image compression 123.8 Mpixels/s
Face detection 20.4 images/s
Speech recognition 47.2 words/s
Machine learning 47.4 images/s
Camera shooting 23.2 images/s
HTML 5 2.39 Mnodes/s
SQLite 655 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 56 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile 39 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 28 FPS
[High]
Shadowgun Legends 51 FPS
[Ultra]
World of Tanks Blitz 60 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 60 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Huawei Nova 5T
1080 x 2340
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Smartphones

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Phones with Kirin 980AnTuTu v8
1. Huawei Mate X412184
2. Huawei Nova 5 Pro409037
3. Huawei Mate 20 X396406
4. Huawei Honor 20 Pro393274
5. Huawei P30 Pro388370
6. Huawei Mate 20 Pro380556
7. Huawei P30377300
8. Huawei Honor 20376416
9. Huawei Honor View 20376416
10. Huawei Nova 5T362065

Specifications

Detailed specifications of the Kirin 980 SoC with Mali G76 MP10 graphics

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.6 GHz – Cortex-A76
2x 1.92 GHz – Cortex-A76
4x 1.8 GHz – Cortex-A55
Cores 8
Frequency 2600 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A
L1 cache 512 KB
L2 cache 512 KB
L3 cache 4 MB
Process 7 nanometers
Transistor count 6.9 billion
TDP 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Mali G76 MP10
Architecture Bifrost
GPU frequency 720 MHz
Execution units 10
Shading units 160
FLOPS 691 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.0
OpenCL version 1.2
DirectX version 12

Memory

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

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Yes
Storage type UFS 3.0
Max display resolution 3120 x 1440
Max camera resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 20MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP9
Audio codecs AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

4G support LTE Cat. 21
5G support No
Download speed Up to 1400 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 200 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS

Info

Announced August 2018
Class Flagship
Official page HiSilicon Kirin 980 official site

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