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Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 vs HiSilicon Kirin 655

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 vs HiSilicon Kirin 655 - which chip or processor is better? should you buy mobile phones having Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 or should go for the HiSilicon Kirin 655? Here you will find detailed information about technical specs and benchmarks tests for each chipset.


Brand Qualcomm HiSilicon
Platform Smartphones Smartphones
Release Date Nov 2015 Dec 2016

Performance (CPU)

Cores 4 8
Architecture 64 bit 64 bit
Frequency (Clock Speed) 2150 MHz 2120 MHz
Instruction Set ARMv8-A ARMv8-A

Graphics (GPU)

GPU Name Adreno 530 Mali-T830 MP2
Frequency (Clock Speed) 1866 MHz 900 MHz
Execution Units 2 2
Shading Units 256 32
Vulkan Version 1.1 1.0
OpenCL Version 2.0 1.2
DirectX Version 12 11


Frequency 624 MHz 933 MHz
Bus 4x16 Bit 2x32 Bit
Max Memory Capacity 8 GB 4 GB


Modem Snapdragon X12 LTE N/A
5G Support No No
4G Support Yes Yes
Download Speed 600 Mbps 300 Mbps
Upload Speed 150 Mbps 50 Mbps
Wi-Fi Version 5 4
Bluetooth Version 4.1 4.1
GPS Yes Yes


Neural Processor (NPU) Hexagon 680 N/A
Storage eMMC 5.1,UFS 2.1 eMMC 5.1
Max Screen Resolution 3840 x 2160 1920 X 1200
Max Camera Resolution 28 1x 16MP, 2x 8MP
Video Record 4K @ 30FPS 1080P@60FPS
Video Playback 4K @ 60FPS 1080P@60FPS
Video Codec Support H.264, H.265 H.264, H.265
Audio Codec Support AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV


GPU Adreno 530 Mali-T830 MP2

Gaming Performance

Video Playback 4K @ 60FPS 1080P@60FPS

Phones with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

Phones with HiSilicon Kirin 655