Huawei announced the nova 5 family of smartphones yesterday, with the vanilla model ushering in a new in-house chipset - the Kirin 810. Sure enough, the folks over at Antutu got a hold of a nova 5 and tested it, with the charts painting a pretty nice picture of the midrange Kirin.
The comparisons against the Kirin 710 and the Snapdragon 730, Qualcomm's current best midrange SoC, show that the new Kirin is both a significant leap for the in-house middle tier, and also a cause for concern for Qualcomm's grasp on the segment.
The nova 5 scored 237,000 points overall, some 13% higher than the average Snapdragon 730 results in the database (around 210,000). It's also about a 70% improvement over the old Kirin 710. The new chip's GPU is particularly powerful, posting 25% higher scores than the Snapdragon's and a nearly 3x improvement over the Kirin 710's.
Of course, we'd like to have a nova 5 in our office for some testing of our own - we'll see how that works out.
Kirin 810 has two A-76 clocked at 2.27 GHz and six A-55 clocked at 1.55 GHz. SD 730 has two Kryo 470 clocked at 2.2GHz and six Kryo 470 clocked at 1.8GHz. Though I am not sure how mobile phones processor works but just adding up all the clock f...
eventually Huawei's chipsets will takeover as the best in mid to high end chipsets (CPU - GPU)