In past months, Huawei announced its HiSilicon Kirin 810 SoC in the mid-range segment. It is the strongest chipset in mid-range till now. This SoC beats all the mid-range processors in CPU & GPU performance and flagship chipsets in AI performance. This chipset beats Kirin 980 and Snapdragon 855 in terms of AI performance. The HiSilicon Kirin 810 brings the latest CPU cores while on the other side Snapdragon 730G also brings the latest CPU cores.
Snapdragon 730G also a mid-range chipset launched recently by Qualcomm. With this chipset, Qualcomm also introduced Snapdragon 665 and Snapdragon 730 processors. Snapdragon 730G is optimized for gaming. Here we will compare HiSilicon Kirin 810 vs Snapdragon 730G chipsets. If you also want to the difference between Kirin 810 and Snapdragon 730G then read this article to clear your doubts regarding this topic. Let’s start comparing them.
|Processor||Kirin 810||Snapdragon 730G|
|CPU||2 x Cortex-A76@2.27GHz|
6 x Cortex-A55@1.88GHz
|2 x Cortex-A76@2.20GHz
6 x Cortex-A55@1.80GHz
|Camera||Dual - 40MP + 24MP|
Single - 48MP
|Dual - 22MP@30fps(MFNR & ZSL)
Single - 32MP@30fps(MFNR & ZSL)
48MP(MFNR & ZSL)
192MP(MFNR & ZSL)
|RAM||4 x 16Bit - LPDDR4X - 8GB||2 x 16Bit - LPDDR4X - 8GB@1866MHz|
|Storage||UFS 2.1 & eMMC 5.1||UFS 2.1 & eMMC 5.1|
|Display||Full HD Plus(2340x1080)||Quad HD Plus(3360x1440)|
|Modem||N/A||Snapdragon X15 LTE|
|Speed||Download - 1.4Gbps|
Upload - 200Mbps
|Download - 800Mbps
Upload - 150Mbps
Kirin 810 vs Snapdragon 730G CPU & GPU
Starting with the CPU of HiSilicon Kirin 810, it has a 64-bit octa-core CPU which includes 2 ARM’s Cortex-A76 powerful cores clocked at 2.27GHz and other 6 Cortex-A55 efficiency cores running at 1.88GHz. While on the other side, Snapdragon 730G also ships with 64-bit octa-core CPU having Kryo 470 CPU cores. Its Kryo 470 CPU cores include 2 ARM Cortex-A76 Gold cores running at 2.20GHz clock speed and other 6 Cortex-A55 Silver cores operating at 1.80GHz clock speed.
Here in terms of CPU, the Kirin 810 is a better processor than Snapdragon 730G having higher CPU frequency of first 2 Cortex-A76 cores and other 6 Cortex-A55 cores. Also on Geekbench, HiSilicon Kirin 810 scored 11% better in single-core and 13% better in multi-core compared to Snapdragon 730.
Talking about the GPU of HiSilicon Kirin 810, it is coupled with ARM Mali-G52 GPU with a maximum speed of 850MHz while on the other side, Snapdragon 730G got company’s Adreno 618 GPU running at 500MHz clock speed.
Here the GPU is also better of the Kirin 810 than Snapdragon 730G. On Geekbench, the ARM Mali-G52 MP6 GPU of HiSilicon Kirin 810 performs 44% better compared to the Adreno 618 GPU of Snapdragon 730 or 730G.
Talking about their manufacturing process, then the Kirin 810 is fabricated on the 7nm manufacturing process like the flagship processor while Snapdragon 730G is built using the 8nm manufacturing process. Although both are mid-range processors. Here the Kirin 810 is a more power-efficient chipset than Snapdragon 730G having a better manufacturing process.
Kirin 810 vs Snapdragon 730G Supported Features
Moving to their camera department, here the Kirin 810 is capable to support up to 40MP + 24MP dual camera sensors and a single camera up to 48MP.
While on the other side, Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G got Qualcomm Spectra 350 image sensor processor which is a 14-bit dual ISP and capable to support up to 22MP dual camera sensors at 30fps with MFNR & ZSL and single camera sensor up to 36MP at 30fps with MFNR & ZSL, up to 48MP with MFNR only and up to 192MP without MFNR & ZSL. It can record videos up to 4K HDR at 30fps, up to 1080p at 120fps, 720p at 240fps and 720p at 960fps(slow-motion).
RAM & Storage
Speaking of HiSilicon Kirin 810, it is capable to support Quad or 4-Channel LPDDR4X RAM up to 8GB. While Snapdragon 730G is capable to support Dual-Channel LPDDR4X RAM up to 8GB clocked at 1866MHz.
In terms of storage, Snapdragon 730G can support UFS 2.1 & eMMC 5.1 based storage while the Kirin 810 also supports UFS 2.1 & eMMC 5.1 based storage.
In this case, the Kirin 810 can support a maximum display resolution of 2340×1080 pixels while the Snapdragon 730G can support up to Quad HD+ displays with a maximum resolution of 3360×1440 pixels.
Kirin 810 vs Snapdragon 730G Artificial Intelligence
Here the Kirin 810 is the world’s first mid-range chipset having a dedicated calculation area for AI tasks. It features a dedicated NPU that works on the company’s new DaVinci architecture. The AI benchmarks the Kirin 810 outperformed over flagship processors like Snapdragon 855, MediaTek Helio P90 and Kirin 980 too.
On the other side, Snapdragon 730G has Qualcomm Hexagon 688 DSP coupled with Qualcomm Hexagon Vector eXtensions and Qualcomm All-Ways Aware technology. With this DPS, this processor can compete with other mid-range chipsets but can’t beat Kirin 810 which performs better than high-end chipsets in the case of AI. So here in the case of AI, the Kirin 810 easily wins having a dedicated NPU.
In the connectivity section, the Kirin 810 is capable to deliver a download speed of up to 1.4Gbps using LTE Cat.21 and maximum uploading speed of up 200Mbps using LTE Cat.18. It also supports other features like Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5, NFC and GPS.
At the same time, Snapdragon 730G has Qualcomm Snapdragon X15 LTE Modem which can let it capture a maximum download speed of 800Mbps using LTE Cat.15 and uploading speed of up to 150Mbps using LTE Cat.13. It also has features such as Integrated 802.11ax-ready Tri-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB 3.1, USB-C, etc. For fast charging, it supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ technology.
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