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HiSilicon Kirin 935 vs MediaTek MT8161 vs HiSilicon Kirin 659

HiSilicon Kirin 935

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The HiSilicon Kirin 935 is an ARM-based octa-core SoC (system-on-a-chip) for smartphones and tablets. It was launched in the first half of 2015. It integrates two quad-core clusters of Cortex-A53 cores (big.LITTLE). The performance cluster clocks at up to 2.2 GHz, the power saving cluster at up to 1.5 GHz. Furthermore, the SoC integrates a ARM Mali-T628 MP4 graphics card and LTE Cat. 6 modem. The SoC is manufactured in 28nm and thanks to the small Cortex-A53 cores also suited for smaller 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 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 935MediaTek MT8161HiSilicon Kirin 659
Series Mediatek
CodenameCortex-A53Cortex-A53Cortex-A53
Series: Cortex-A53
JLQ JR5101.5 - 2 GHz8 / 8 cores Cortex-A53
HiSilicon Kirin 935 « 2.2 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 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
Clock2200 MHz1300 MHz2360 MHz
Cores / Threads8 / 84 / 48 / 8
Technology28 nm28 nm16 nm
FeaturesARM Mali-T628 MP4 GPU, 4x Cortex-A53e (2.2 GHz) + 4x Cortex-A53 (1.5 GHz, big.LITTLE), LTE Cat. 6, 2x 32 Bit LPDDR3-1600 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-T628 MP4 ( - 600 MHz)ARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-T830 MP2
ArchitectureARMARMARM
Announced

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 9176     avg: 9767     median: 9766.5 (8%)     max: 10357 Points
89%
1 MT8161 +
8693 Points (7%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 9379     avg: 9823     median: 9822.5 (8%)     max: 10266 Points
8398 Points (7%)
12599 Points (10%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 10360     avg: 11016     median: 11015.5 (9%)     max: 11671 Points
9598 Points (8%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
min: 1632     avg: 1675     median: 1685 (7%)     max: 1717 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot (ES 3.0) Unlimited Physics
min: 1354     avg: 1625     median: 1685 (19%)     max: 1741 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
800 Points (8%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
2912 Points (3%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 887     avg: 888     median: 888 (12%)     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: 3888     avg: 3929     median: 3929 (6%)     max: 3970 Points
1838 Points (3%)
3508 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 941     avg: 949     median: 949 (14%)     max: 957 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
min: 270.1     avg: 276.3     median: 276.3 (9%)     max: 282.5 MFLOPS
Linpack Android / IOS - Linpack Single Thread
min: 127.2     avg: 128.4     median: 128.4 (13%)     max: 129.6 MFLOPS
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 11029     avg: 13953     median: 13952.5 (16%)     max: 16876 ms
24610 ms (29%)
min: 8684     avg: 9440     median: 9271 (11%)     max: 10788 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 942     avg: 992     median: 992 (11%)     max: 1042 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: 4106     avg: 4376     median: 4376 (4%)     max: 4646 Points
2510 Points (2%)
min: 4191     avg: 4947     median: 4980 (4%)     max: 5471 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
min: 34     avg: 38.7     median: 40 (8%)     max: 42 Points
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Metal
100%
1 MT8161 +
911 Points (24%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Multicore Beta
100%
1 MT8161 +
1398 Points (31%)
Vellamo 3.x - Vellamo 3.x Browser
100%
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: 47515     avg: 47624     median: 47623.5 (48%)     max: 47732 Points
56%
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
6127 Points (19%)
min: 7947     avg: 8633     median: 8430.5 (26%)     max: 9656 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
18789 Points (23%)
min: 21484     avg: 23751     median: 24193.5 (30%)     max: 24268 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
6649 Points (2%)
min: 12982     avg: 13331     median: 13167.5 (4%)     max: 14340 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
33799 Points (21%)
min: 39451     avg: 41305     median: 41643.5 (25%)     max: 41874 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
65364 Points (12%)
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 2.0 Battery Life
0 min (0%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 2.0
3902 Points (26%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score
min: 4625     avg: 4749     median: 4748.5 (24%)     max: 4872 Points
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

Average Benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 935 → 100% n=8

Average Benchmarks MediaTek MT8161 → 74% n=8

Average Benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 659 → 109% n=8

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- 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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