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HiSilicon Kirin 620 vs MediaTek MT8161 vs HiSilicon Kirin 659

HiSilicon Kirin 620

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The HiSilicon Kirin 620 is an ARM-based octa core SoC for mid-range smartphones. It was announced at the end of 2014 and features eight ARM Cortex-A53 cores at 1.2 GHz (max.). Furthermore, the processor integrates a ARM Mali-450 MP4 graphics card, an LPDDR3 memory controller, an LTE Cat.4 modem, 802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. The chip is manufactured in 28nm and relatively power efficient.

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 659

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The HiSilicon Kirin 659 is an ARM-based octa-core SoC for mid-range smartphones and tablets. It was announced mid 2017 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 2.36 GHz (performance cores). The difference to the older Kirin 650 and Kirin 655 SoCs is the higher clock speed of the performance cores (2.35 versus 2.1 and 2.0 GHz). The slightly older Kirin 658 is very similar. The 659 is in our benchmarks around 4% faster than the 658 and offers a better LTE radio (Cat. 13).

Furthermore, a ARM Mali-T830 MP2 graphics card (at >=900 MHz), 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.

ModelHiSilicon Kirin 620MediaTek MT8161HiSilicon Kirin 659
Series 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 620 « 1.2 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
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 659 « 2.36 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 PXA19081.2 GHz4 / 4 cores Cortex-A53
Clock1200 MHz1300 MHz2360 MHz
Cores / Threads8 / 84 / 48 / 8
Technology28 nm28 nm16 nm
FeaturesARMv8-ISA, Mali-450 MP4, LTE (Cat. 4), LPDDR3 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
iGPUARM Mali-450 MP4ARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-T830 MP2
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 6531     avg: 6885     median: 6884.5 (4%)     max: 7238 Points
126%
1 MT8161 +
8693 Points (6%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 6434     avg: 6917     median: 6916.5 (6%)     max: 7399 Points
8398 Points (7%)
12599 Points (10%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 6861     avg: 7534     median: 7533.5 (6%)     max: 8206 Points
9598 Points (8%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
min: 1632     avg: 1675     median: 1685 (21%)     max: 1717 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
min: 1354     avg: 1625     median: 1685 (24%)     max: 1741 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 869     avg: 919     median: 926.5 (10%)     max: 946 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 3316     avg: 3608     median: 3680.5 (4%)     max: 3805 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 887     avg: 888     median: 888 (13%)     max: 889 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 3438     avg: 3473     median: 3473 (8%)     max: 3508 Points
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 2151     avg: 2453     median: 2452.5 (4%)     max: 2754 Points
1838 Points (3%)
3508 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 541     avg: 565     median: 564.5 (8%)     max: 588 Points
616 Points (9%)
876 Points (13%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
968 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
2829 Points (26%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
5944 Points (12%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
3298 Points (7%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
3897 Points (10%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Multi Thread
166 MFLOPS (6%)
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
52 MFLOPS (5%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 15866     avg: 17376     median: 17375.5 (20%)     max: 18885 ms
24610 ms (29%)
min: 8684     avg: 9440     median: 9271 (11%)     max: 10788 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 1373     avg: 1680     median: 1679.5 (18%)     max: 1986 ms
1713 ms (19%)
1173 ms (13%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 0.9.1 Total Score *
100%
1 MT8161 +
1654 ms (16%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 1857     avg: 2170     median: 2170 (2%)     max: 2483 Points
2510 Points (2%)
min: 4191     avg: 4947     median: 4980 (5%)     max: 5471 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
min: 34     avg: 38.7     median: 40 (10%)     max: 42 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
907 Points (24%)
100%
1 MT8161 +
911 Points (24%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
1104 Points (25%)
127%
1 MT8161 +
1398 Points (31%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
1146 Points (15%)
163%
1 MT8161 +
1866 Points (25%)
Quadrant Standard Edition 2.0 - Quadrant Standard 2.0 Total Score
100%
1 MT8161 +
7512 points (17%)
AnTuTu v5 - AnTuTu v5 Total Score
min: 30558     avg: 32403     median: 32402.5 (33%)     max: 34247 Points
83%
1 MT8161 +
26820 Points (27%)
AnTuTu v6 - AnTuTu v6 Total Score
min: 62810     avg: 65730     median: 66608 (23%)     max: 68232 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 MEM
min: 7947     avg: 8633     median: 8430.5 (26%)     max: 9656 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
min: 21484     avg: 23751     median: 24193.5 (30%)     max: 24268 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
min: 12982     avg: 13331     median: 13167.5 (4%)     max: 14340 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
min: 39451     avg: 41305     median: 41643.5 (25%)     max: 41874 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
min: 81992     avg: 87019     median: 87511.5 (15%)     max: 89639 Points
AndEBench - AndEBench Java
100%
1 MT8161 +
768 Iter./s (24%)
1694 Iter./s (52%)
AndEBench - AndEBench Native
100%
1 MT8161 +
7742 Iter./s (25%)
20418 Iter./s (67%)
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
100%
1 MT8161 +
43768 Points (6%)
min: 122441     avg: 127602     median: 127602 (17%)     max: 132762 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
3717 Points (19%)
3396 Points (17%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Computer Vision
min: 2413     avg: 2626     median: 2635 (14%)     max: 2819 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage
min: 5970     avg: 7032     median: 6957 (15%)     max: 8244 Points
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
min: 4615     avg: 4805     median: 4834.5 (32%)     max: 4911 Points

Average Benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 620 → 100% n=8

Average Benchmarks MediaTek MT8161 → 104% n=8

Average Benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 659 → 158% n=8

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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