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Marvell Armada PXA1908 vs MediaTek MT8161 vs HiSilicon Kirin 655

Marvell Armada PXA1908

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The Marvell Armada PXA1908 is an ARM based low end SoC for smartphones and tablets. The chip was announced in late 2014 and integrates four 64-Bit Cortex-A53 processor cores with up to 1.2 GHz. As a graphics card, the SoC integrates a Vivante GC7000UL. Furthermore, a LPDDR2/3 memory controller and a HSPA+/WCDMA/LTE Cat. 4 (max. 150 Mbit/s) radio is integrated. The SoC is manufactured in 28nm and also suited for small smartphones. 

MediaTek MT8161

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The MediaTek MT8161 is an ARM based entry-level to mid-range SoC for (Android based) tablets. It offers four ARM Cortex-A53 processor cores (quad-core) that are clocked with up to 1.3 GHz. Furthermore, an ARM Mali-720 graphics card, a LPDDR3 memory controller (e.g., accessing 1 GB in the Lenovo Tab 2 A8-50), Bluetooth 4.0 and dual-band 802.11 b/g/n are integrated in the SoC.

The performance is situated in the entry level of 2015 and often similar to the Kirin 910T (see benchmark below).

HiSilicon Kirin 655

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The HiSilicon Kirin 655 is an ARM-based octa-core SoC for mid-range smartphones and tablets. It was announced late 2016 and features eight ARM Cortex-A53 cores. Four cores can be clocked with up to 1.7 GHz (power saving cores) and four with up to 2.1 GHz (performance cores). The difference to the older Kirin 650 is the 100 MHz higher clock speed of the performance cores.

Furthermore, a ARM Mali-T830 MP2 graphics card (at 600 MHz or 900 MHz with 40.8 GFLOPS), a 64-Bit LPDDR3 memory controller and a dual-sim capable LTE Cat. 6 (max. 300 MBit/s and GSM, WCDMA, UMTS, HSPA+) radio are integrated in the SoC. The processor performance can be compared with the older Kirin 930 and therefore sufficient for daily usage as browsing and non demanding apps. High-end SoCs with Cortex-A57 or A72 cores however should be noticeably faster. The SoC is produced in a modern 16nm FinFET process and is therefore very power efficient.

ModelMarvell Armada PXA1908MediaTek MT8161HiSilicon Kirin 655
SeriesMarvell Technology Group Mediatek
CodenameCortex-A53Cortex-A53Cortex-A53
Series: Cortex-A53
JLQ JR5101.5 - 2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9352.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6592.36 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6582.35 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6552.1 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6502 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9302 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6201.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz1.5 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz1.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT81611.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Marvell Armada PXA1908 « 1.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
JLQ JR5101.5 - 2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9352.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6592.36 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6582.35 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6552.1 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6502 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9302 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6201.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz1.5 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz1.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8161 « 1.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Marvell Armada PXA19081.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
JLQ JR5101.5 - 2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9352.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6592.36 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6582.35 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 655 « 2.1 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6502 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 9302 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 6201.2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz1.5 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz1.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
MediaTek MT81611.3 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Marvell Armada PXA19081.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Clock1200 MHz1300 MHz2100 MHz
Cores / Threads4 / 44 / 48 / 8
Technology28 nm28 nm16 nm
FeaturesVivante GC7000UL GPU, HSPA+/WCDMA/LTE Cat. 4, LPDDR2/3 Memory ControllerLP-DDR3 memory controller, 1080p video encode, 1080p video decode, embedded GPS / GLONASS / BeiDou module, Bluetooth 4.0, FM radio support, ARM Jazelle, ARM TrustZoneARMv8-ISA, Mali-T830 MP2, Dual SIM LTE (Cat. 6), LPDDR3 Memory Controller
iGPUVivante GC7000ULARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-T830 MP2 (900 MHz)
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced
Manufacturerwww.marvell.com

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
8944 Points (7%)
97%
1 MT8161 +
8693 Points (7%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
8885 Points (7%)
95%
1 MT8161 +
8398 Points (7%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
9613 Points (8%)
9598 Points (8%)
min: 13535     avg: 13553     median: 13535 (11%)     max: 13590 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
1438 Points (17%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
1391 Points (16%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 780     avg: 784     median: 784 (11%)     max: 788 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 3240     avg: 3291     median: 3290.5 (8%)     max: 3341 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
1717 Points (3%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
575 Points (11%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 MT8161 +
1838 Points (3%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 MT8161 +
616 Points (9%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
226 MFLOPS (8%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
122 MFLOPS (12%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 MT8161 +
24610 ms (29%)
min: 8768     avg: 9071     median: 9070.5 (11%)     max: 9373 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 MT8161 +
1713 ms (19%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 MT8161 +
1654 ms (16%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
2059 Points (2%)
2510 Points (2%)
min: 4199     avg: 4415     median: 4414.5 (4%)     max: 4630 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
932 Points (25%)
98%
1 MT8161 +
911 Points (24%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
1231 Points (27%)
114%
1 MT8161 +
1398 Points (31%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
1871 Points (25%)
100%
1 MT8161 +
1866 Points (25%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
8542 points (20%)
88%
1 MT8161 +
7512 points (17%)
AnTuTu v5 - AnTuTu v5 Total Score
22432 Points (23%)
120%
1 MT8161 +
26820 Points (27%)
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
min: 56764     avg: 56781     median: 56781 (19%)     max: 56798 Points
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
354 Iter./s (11%)
217%
1 MT8161 +
768 Iter./s (24%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
7829 Iter./s (26%)
99%
1 MT8161 +
7742 Iter./s (25%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
10868 Points (1%)
43768 Points (6%)
162396 Points (21%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
100%
1 MT8161 +
3396 Points (17%)
min: 4383     avg: 4401     median: 4401 (22%)     max: 4419 Points

Average Benchmarks Marvell Armada PXA1908 → 100% n=3

Average Benchmarks MediaTek MT8161 → 208% n=3

Average Benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 655 → 616% n=3

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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