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HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G vs Snapdragon 845 (SDM845)


  • Device Type
    Mobile Platform Mobile Platform
  • Model
    Kirin 990 5G SDM845
  • Announced
    September 6, 2019 December, 2017
  • Status
    Available Available


  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Tri-Closter Octa-Core (2 x Cortex-A76 cores @2.86GHz
    2x Cortex-A76 cores @2.36GHz
    4x Cortex-A55 cores @1.95GHz)
    4x Kryo 385 Gold clocked @2.8 GHz
    4x Kryo 385 Silver clocked @1.7 GHz
  • Process
    TSMS 7nm+ EUV FinFET 10nm
  • Architecture
    64-bit 64-bit
  • Core
    Octa-Core Octa-Core
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Mali-G76MP16, 700MHz Adreno 630
  • API Support
    OpenCL 2.0 FP, OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.1, DirectX 12 OpenCL 2.0 FP, OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.1, DirectX 12


  • RAM Type
  • RAM Speed
    2133 MHz 1866 MHz
  • Storage Type
    eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1, UFS 3.0 eMMC 5.1

Camera & Video

  • Rear Camera
    - Dual 16 MP + 16 MP
    or Single 32 MP
  • Front Camera
    - Dual 16 MP + 16 MP
    or Single 32 MP
  • Camera Features
    ISP 5.0 Clear Sight, Hybrid Autofocus, Optical Zoom, Face Detection, HDR Video Recording, Active Depth Sensing, Multi-frame Noise Reduction (MFNR), Hybrid Autofocus
    Spectra 280 processor 2x ISP
  • Video Capture
    4320p 8K @30fps, 2160p 4K @60fps Up to 4K UHD @ 30 FPS
  • Codec Support
    4320p 8K HDR
    H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9)
    H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), VP9
  • Video Playback
    Up to 8K UHD HDR Up to 4K UHD video playback @60 FPS
    Slow Motion video capture 720p@480fps


  • Supported Display
    2160 x 3840 pixels? 2160 x 3840 pixels, 60FPS
  • Resolution Type
  • Features
    HDR10+ content supported N/A

Connectivity Options

  • LTE Modem
    Integrated Balong 5G Modem
    D/L Speed up to 2.3 Gbps
    U/L Speed up to 1.25 Gbps
    LTE X18 Category 18
    Peak Speed Up to 1Gbps
  • 5G Modem
    Integrated 5G Modem
  • Bluetooth Version
    5.0 Bluetooth 5
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Wi-Fi Bands
    2.4 GHz, 5 GHz 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
  • USB Supported
    3.1 USB 2.0 or USB 3.0
  • GNSS
    GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS
  • Calling Features
    - Dual SIM Dual VoLTE (DSDV)
    - VoLTE with SRVCC to 3G and 2G
    - HD and Ultra HD Voice (EVS)
    - CSFB to 3G and 2G


  • AI
    2 + 1 Da Vinci NPU Hexagon 685 DSP
    All-Ways Aware technology
    Neural Processing Engine
  • Security
    Yes Qualcomm Processor Security
    Qualcomm Content Protection
    Qualcomm Device Lock Authentication
    Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensors
    Malware Protection
  • Audio
    Hi-Fi Audio Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec and speaker amplifier
    Qualcomm aptX audio playback
    Native DSD support, PCM up to 384kHz/32bit
  • Charging
    SuperCharge 3.0 Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0/4+
  • Antutu Scores (v7)
    N/A 2,97,132 points
  • Geekbench Scores (v4)
    N/A Single-Core: 2403
    Multi-Core: 9047
  • More Features
    10.2 billion transistors