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HiSilicon Kirin 655

Kirin 655

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.

Series
CodenameCortex-A53
Series: Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 935 (compare)2200 MHz8 / 8
HiSilicon Kirin 658 (compare)2350 MHz8 / 8
» HiSilicon Kirin 6552100 MHz8 / 8
HiSilicon Kirin 650 (compare)2000 MHz8 / 8
HiSilicon Kirin 930 (compare)2000 MHz8 / 8
HiSilicon Kirin 620 (compare)1200 MHz8 / 8
Marvell Armada PXA1908 (compare)1200 MHz4 / 4
Clock Rate2100 MHz
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 8
Manufacturing Technology16 nm
FeaturesARMv8-ISA, Mali-T830 MP2, Dual SIM LTE (Cat. 6), LPDDR3 Memory Controller
GPUARM Mali-T830 MP2 (900 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date10/01/2016

Benchmarks

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
min: 13535     avg: 13553.3     median: 13535 (20%)     max: 13590 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
min: 8768.2     avg: 9070.8     median: 9070.8 (15%)     max: 9373.3 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 4199     avg: 4414.5     median: 4414.5 (9%)     max: 4630 Points
AnTuTu Benchmark v6 - Total Score
min: 56764     avg: 56781     median: 56781 (25%)     max: 56798 Points
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
min: 4383     avg: 4401     median: 4401 (53%)     max: 4419 Points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Kirin 655 processor

Honor 6X (ARM Mali-T830 MP2, 5.5")
» Honor 6X Smartphone Review - Review
» Honor 6X - External Review

Honor 8 Lite (ARM Mali-T830 MP2, 5.2")
» Honor 8 Lite - External Review

Huawei GR5 2017 (ARM Mali-T830 MP2, 5.5")
» Huawei GR5 2017 - External Review

Huawei GR5 2017 Pro (ARM Mali-T830 MP2, 5.5")
» Huawei GR5 2017 Pro - External Review

Huawei Nova Lite (ARM Mali-T830 MP2, 5.2")
» Huawei Nova Lite - External Review

Huawei P8 lite 2017 (ARM Mali-T830 MP2, 5.2")
» Huawei P8 Lite 2017 Smartphone Review - Review
» Huawei P8 lite 2017 - External Review

Huawei P9 Lite 2017 (ARM Mali-T830 MP2, 5.2")
» Huawei P9 Lite 2017 - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series

» Apple A11 Bionic
   0 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A10X Fusion
   2.39 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 970
   2.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 960
   2.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A9X
   2.26 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 955
   2.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 950
   2.3 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A10 Fusion
   2.34 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A9
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A8X
   1.5 GHz / 2 MB + 4 MB
» Apple A8
   1.4 GHz / 1 MB + 4 MB
» VIA Nano QuadCore L4700
   1.2 GHz / 4 MB
» Kirin 925
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 920
   1.7 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 935
   2.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 658
   2.35 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 655
   2.1 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 650
   2 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 930
   2 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A7
   1.3 GHz / 1 MB + 4 MB
» RK3288
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8163 V/A 1.5 GHz
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 910T
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz
   1.3 GHz / 0 MB
» Mediatek MT8161
   1.3 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3188
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 620
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 910
   1.6 GHz / 0 MB
» Intel Celeron 220
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB
» AMD GX-210JA
   1 GHz / 1 MB
» Marvell Technology Group Armada PXA1908
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A6x
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A6
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Marvell Technology Group PXA1088
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Intel Celeron 2.8
   2.8 GHz / 0.1 MB
» OMAP 4470
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» k3v2 Hi3620
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3066
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
» MP5232
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Broadcom BCM21664T
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Marvell Technology Group PXA986
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» AML8726-MX
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
» OMAP 4460
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3168
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Broadcom BCM28155
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 4430
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A5x
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A5
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» NovaThor U8500
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» NovaThor U8420
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm S2 MSM8255
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» RK2918 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» A10
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Cortex A8 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A4
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» A13
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» WM8950
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 3630 1GHz
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 3622
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» RK2918
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» TCC8803 1GHz
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» ZiiLABS ZMS-08
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Cortex A8
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» ATM7029
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Loongson 2F
   0.9 GHz / 0.5 MB
» CSR8670
   0.08 GHz / 0 MB
» unknown
   0 GHz / 0 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Kirin 935
   2.2 GHz / 0 MB
- Kirin 658
   2.35 GHz / 0 MB
- Mediatek MT6795
   2.2 GHz / 0 MB
- Samsung Exynos 7870 Octa
   1.6 GHz / 0 MB
» Kirin 655
   2.1 GHz / 0 MB
+ Kirin 650
   2 GHz / KB
+ Kirin 930
   2 GHz / KB
+ Intel Pentium 977
   1.4 GHz / 512 KB + 2048 KB
+ Intel Celeron 877
   1.4 GHz / 512 KB + 2048 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2017-02-10)