Huawei's rumored Kirin 950 SoC benchmarked, tops score tallied by the Exynos 7420

Huawei 's home grown Kirin 950 SoC is rumored to be the company's latest top-shelf chipset. Back in July, a full specs sheet was leaked showing that the chip features four Cortex-A72 cores (with a maximum clock speed of 2.4GHz), and four Cortex-A57 cores. According to the specs sheet, the Kirin 950 also supports LPDDR4 RAM, and can handle a 42MP camera.

Using the Geekbench benchmark test, the Kirin 950 scored a 1909 for the single-core test, and 6096 for the multi-core test. That beat out the scores received by the Exynos 7420 of 1486 and 4970 for single-core and multi-core respectively. The Exynos 7420 is the chipset that provides the horsepower for the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, Samsung Galaxy Note5 and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+.

Allegedly produced by TSMC using its 16nm FinFET process, we could see the Kirin 950 inside handsets like the Huawei Mate 8, which reportedly has been delayed until next year.

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source: wccftech

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67 Comments

1. HighOnAndroidFTW

Posts: 185; Member since: Apr 26, 2015

It still puts down higher scores then the Exynos 7420.bit the scores published are lower then actual scores produced by s6 or note 5

57. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

No big deal, the Samsung m1 CPU kills them all doa

2. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

This vs. Mediatek's new chipset vs. the new Exynos. This is mad competition

3. redmd

Posts: 1941; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Don't forget A9 is coming next month.

30. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

The A9 Is Going To Crush Them Single Core Is Going To Be 2k+ If Its Duel Core.

34. vincelongman

Posts: 5717; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Obviously, the question is will the A9 be able to match them overall in multi core

36. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Multi Core Doesn't Matter That Much. The Iphone 6 has The Best overall Performance Out There. Tops The Charts In GFXBench The Only Thing That Matters Is FPS And Single Core. I Doubt It Will Mach Up In Multi But Only By A Slight Margin Tho, That A9X (If They make One) Will Definitely Mach up Tho.

37. vincelongman

Posts: 5717; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Only thing that matters is real world performance And right now the S6 has that crown (with memory tweak, unless if they have fixed that official now) BTW With Android, multi core is equally as important as single core (arguably more important in the high end) GFXBench is one of many GPU benchmarks Also the S6 currently tops GFXBench, not the iPhone 6 Probably gonna be the iPhone 6S soon though since the Note 5 has the same GPU as the S6 Unless if the Kirin 950 is released soon, then it might be that one

39. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

The s6 does not top gfxbench Bruh Even the m9 has a higher gfxbench score and i own an s6 i know its real world performance and its not always smooth i promise you that. Check This Bruh And Just So You Know The Onscreen Scores Are The Real World Representation.https://gfxbench.com/compare.jsp?benchmark=gfx31&&did1=24326841&os1=Android&api1=gl&hwtype1=GPU&hwname1=Qualcomm+Adreno+%28TM%29+430&did2=25103839&os2=Android&api2=gl&hwtype2=GPU&hwname2=ARM+Mali-T760+MP8+%28octa+core%29 https://gfxbench.com/compare.jsp?benchmark=gfx31&did1=25103839&os1=Android&api1=gl&hwtype1=GPU&hwname1=ARM+Mali-T760+MP8+%28octa+core%29&D2=Apple+iPhone+6 You Should Say Things If You Aren't Sure What You Say Is Fact.

45. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

You are right... and you are NOT. On screen scores represent the real world performance TILL you surpass the Full HD (1080p) resolution. Then offscreen performance becomes the better representative of real world performance as gfxbench does the offscreen a 1080p most of the games (not benchmarks) top out exactly at 1080p (the don't render at the S6 resolution). In other words: Galaxy S6 has both better CPU performance and FPS than the current iphones in the real world.

46. vincelongman

Posts: 5717; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Yea good point For QHD phones, off screen performance is their real world performance The S6 tops BaseMark X The M9 tops 3DMark Also AFAIK there's no devs would design a game that only runs on the iPhone 6S or S6 (except those Nvidia sponsored games) So in the real world these GPU benchmark scores dont really mean anything anyway

48. Shocky unregistered

The M9 doesn't top 3dmark, unless you of course you focus on the on-screen tests which are meaningless when 3d games render at 1080p.

64. Niva.

Posts: 440; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Why would you NOT focus on the on-screen tests? That is such utter rubbish that people insist that offscreen tests are somehow even remotely relevant. The ONLY thing that matters is the on-screen test as far as the vast majority of users is concerned. Samsung (and many others) made the decision to go QHD for absolutely no good reason on this gen of devices and they're getting the pass. QHD was a half-baked idea for cell phones and stil remains so in general. I hate apple as a company but they at least are sensible about the resolutions they have on their phones and the form factors. This entire year has been a disaster for Android.

47. Shocky unregistered

Most games still render at 1080p on a 1440p display, 1080p is a more accurate measure of performance than the on-screen test. I know a few game that have the option to enable full resolution but most don't, it depends on the game and if developers know what their doing.

59. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

63. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

The iPhone Is The Best Gaming Phone And It Will Continue To Be For Years To Come. Because Apple Will Always Keep The Resolution Slightly Lower Than The Competition In Order The Achieve The Best Performance Possible. The S6 May Have Better Hardware Than The Iphone 6 But It Still Doesn't Outperform It When It Comes To Playing Games. If Only The S6 Had A 1080p Screen.

40. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

LOL Look At This My 5s Is Still A Beast.https://gfxbench.com/compare.jsp?benchmark=g​fx31&did1=25103839&os1=Android&api1=gl&hwtype1=GPU​&hwname1=ARM+Mali-T760+MP8+%28octa+core%29&D2=Appl​e+iPhone+5S

58. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Nope, it just runs an iPhone with 750p it does not have that good of performance, it's lag bad on the plus

60. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

That's why The Plus Sucks Lol Doesn't Matter The 750p screen On The Iphone Looks Just As Good As Any 1080p screen

50. duartix

Posts: 311; Member since: Apr 01, 2014

Please fix your keyboard. Couldn't read half the sentence.

61. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Nah My Keyboard Is Fine I Just Don't Bother With Grammar And Punctuation Lol As long As You Get What I'm Saying It Really Doesn't Matter Right.

26. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Thumbs up to you gigaraga for not putting Qualcomm in the competition

49. Oneight

Posts: 33; Member since: Apr 04, 2015

Hope the nexus made by Huawei will come with this insane chip.

4. TheBiz

Posts: 232; Member since: Apr 13, 2015

hope it has a good gpu

5. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

It should have Mali-T880 which is going to be much faster than Exynos one (T760MP8)

7. wargreymon

Posts: 764; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

But apparently only MP4, so won't beat 7420 or Adreno 430.

10. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Ah crap I thought at least MP8 or more. Well if they use MP4 it would still be a great.

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