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HiSilicon Kirin 980 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G

HiSilicon Kirin 980 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G - which chip or processor is better? should you buy mobile phones having HiSilicon Kirin 980 or should go for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G? Here you will find detailed information about technical specs and benchmarks tests for each chipset.


Brand HiSilicon Qualcomm
Platform Smartphones Smartphones
Generation N/A 5th
Release Date Aug 2018 Jan 2020

Performance (CPU)

Cores 8 8
Architecture 64 bit 64 bit
Frequency (Clock Speed) 2600 MHz 1600 MHz
Instruction Set ARMv8-A N/A
L1 Cache 512 KB N/A
L3 Cache 4 MB 1 MB

Graphics (GPU)

GPU Name Mali-G76 MP10 Adreno 618
Frequency (Clock Speed) 720 MHz 750 MHz
Execution Units 10 2
Shading Units 160 128
Vulkan Version 1.0 1.1
OpenCL Version 1.2 2.0
DirectX Version 12 12


Frequency 2133 MHz 1866 MHz
Bus 4x16 Bit 2x16 Bit
Max Memory Capacity 8 GB 8 GB


Modem N/A Snapdragon X15 LTE
5G Support No No
4G Support Yes Yes
Download Speed 1400 Mbps 800 Mbps
Upload Speed 200 Mbps 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi Version 6 6
Bluetooth Version 5.0 5.1
GPS Yes Yes


Neural Processor (NPU) N/A Qualcomm Hexagon 692
Storage UFS 3.0 eMMC,UFS 2.1
Max Screen Resolution 3120 X 1440 2520 X 1080
Max Camera Resolution 1x 48MP, 2x 20MP 192 MP
Video Record 4K@30FPS 4K@30FPS
Video Playback 4K@60FPS 4K@30FPS
Video Codec Support H.264, H.265, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Audio Codec Support AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV 384 kHz/32 bit


GPU Mali-G76 MP10 Adreno 618
Camera N/A Yes



Total Score 244,129 282,796
CPU 60,853 102,067
UX 81,377 51,974
GPU N/A 72,006
Memory N/A 56,749


Single-core 3,293 517
Multi-core 9,591 1,637

Gaming Performance

PUBG Mobile 56 FPS [Ultra] 43 FPS [High]
Call of Duty: Mobile 39 FPS [Ultra] 40 FPS [Ultra]
Fortnite 28 FPS [High] 28 FPS [Low]
World of Tanks Blitz 60 FPS [Ultra] 51 FPS [Ultra]
Genshin Impact N/A 34 FPS [Medium]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 60 FPS [Ultra] 30 FPS [High]
Video Playback 4K@60FPS 4K@30FPS
Device Huawei Nova 5T Realme 7 Pro

Phones with HiSilicon Kirin 980

Phones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G