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Huawei Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Top 32%562 points
Top 32%
Top 28%594 points
Top 28%
Huawei Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Top specs and features

Huawei Kirin 970 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: 18 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

3.57% faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 2.4GHz & 4 x 1.8GHz
MediaTek Helio X30: 2 x 2.6 & 4 x 2.2 & 4 x 1.9GHz
4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz

2. Has integrated LTE

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Huawei Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
36% have it

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
10nm
Apple A12 Bionic: 7nm
10nm

4. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Huawei Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
90% have it

5. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Intel Core i7-8700B: 2666MHz
1688MHz

6. Uses big.LITTLE technology

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.
Huawei Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
20% have it

7. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Huawei Kirin 970
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
69% have it

8. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Huawei Kirin 970(ARM Cortex-A53)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835(Qualcomm Kryo)
87% have it

9. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
8
Intel Core i7-8700B: 12
4

10. Has out-of-order execution

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
Huawei Kirin 970(ARM Cortex-A53)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835(Qualcomm Kryo)
38% have it

11. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
128(ARM Cortex-A53)
MediaTek Helio P18: 128
128(Qualcomm Kryo)

12. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Huawei Kirin 970(ARM Cortex-A53)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835(Qualcomm Kryo)
94% have it

13. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Huawei Kirin 970(ARM Cortex-A53)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835(Qualcomm Kryo)
76% have it

14. VFP version

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
4(ARM Cortex-A53)
MediaTek Helio P18: 4
4(Qualcomm Kryo)

15. Has TrustZone

A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
Huawei Kirin 970(ARM Cortex-A53)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835(Qualcomm Kryo)
66% have it

16. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Huawei Kirin 970(ARM Cortex-A53)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835(Qualcomm Kryo)
61% have it

17. download speed

17.19% faster downloads.
1200MBits/s
Huawei Kirin 980: 1400MBits/s
1024MBits/s

18. upload

0% faster uploads.
150MBits/s
Huawei Kirin 980: 200MBits/s
150MBits/s

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