Benchmark shows Huawei's octa-core Kirin 920 CPU breathing down Snapdragon 805's neck

Benchmark shows Huawei's octa-core Kirin 920 CPU breathing down Snapdragon 805's neck

A benchmark of Huawei's latest SoC, theKirin 920, reveals its performance is comparable to that of Qualcomm'sSnapdragon 805. The octa-core chipset has four Cortex-A7 and fourCortex-A15 CPU cores operating in a big.LITTLEarrangement. We can't be sure whether they work in pairs, or Huawei opted for heterogeneous ("true" octa-core) processing.

It also has an integrated ARM Mali-T628 GPU, dual-channel DDR3800MHz RAM memory, LTE, support for 2560x1600 (WQXGA) resolutiondisplays and up to 32MP camera sensors.

Overall, this is a very impressiveconfiguration. It scored 37,363 in AnTuTu, ranking slightly below theyet unreleased Snapdragon 805, which scored 37,780. Benchmarking wascarried out with a Huawei H300 device that has a 1.3GHz Kirin 920CPU, 1080p display, 2GB RAM, and runs Android 4.4.2.

The supercharged chip could be featuredin the Huawei Ascend D3, which is the Chinese giant's alleged 2014flagship smartphone.

via GSMArena



1. renz4

Posts: 319; Member since: Aug 10, 2013

so it is leak from antutu? the one pick my interest was snapdragon 805 and LG Odin

2. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Gosh, big. LITTLE doesn't "mean it's not a true octa core" It means that you have 8 cores of two different types, the whole point being that they work together in any way and any's called heterogenous multi processed big.LITTLE setup

6. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

There's another version of big.LITTLE where the phone can only use one cluster at a time, which was present in the Galaxy S4 Exynos version, which is why they made that comment. I do agree that they shouldn't have said that, because this is still a "leaked" information

15. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Duh I know that..but the thing is the statement in the article implies that since it's bigLITTLE, it has to be the separated cluster operation which is completely false. big.LITTLE was created with heterogeneous operation behind the idea, it's just that the first implementations weren't up there yet. From now on, every new bigLITTLE should be heterogenous..just look at Samsungs new 8 core and 6 core bigLITTLE chips. The author of this article is clueless!

3. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Still i would pick snapdragon

13. Amir1 unregistered

the big manufacturers will. i think it will take at least 2-3 years until one of the big manufacturers will adopt nvidia for flagships.

4. draconic1991

Posts: 200; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

Are you sure its 1.3 Ghz??? if thats true...then awsm chip...good going huawei

5. jackabood

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

yes it's not all about clock speed

14. draconic1991

Posts: 200; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

I know that....its just that other than apple....everyone else's chip has been going like...more clock speed more power. This is the first time im seeing some chip on android doing so gud with a lower clock speed...

7. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Very good score but if 8 core Snapdragon comes in future then I think they need to develop 16 cores chip to match the score like todays. So I would prefer Snappy's SoC anyday.

17. dratomic

Posts: 483; Member since: Oct 09, 2013

note the clock speed

8. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Amazing score and it is almost half the clock speed

9. nlbates66

Posts: 328; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

hard to test, but which of these chips manages the best power efficiency at this performance level?

10. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

Snapdragon only for flashing ROMs! This is awesome though. That's why I don't buy Samsung (International) coz when u flash Roms, not everything works I read?

11. Mube007

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 24, 2013

Quite intresting

12. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

as long as power consumes less, its all good. huawei getting better day by day

16. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

I am quite disappointed by snapdragon 801 and 805....I think they are not worth upgrading from 800.... there is not much performance difference between two

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