Kirin or Snapdragon? Which processor is best is the hot question today since the launch of new Honor smartphones announced. We all know that Qualcomm Snapdragon processors powers most of the best selling and best performing smartphones in the world.The Flagship mobile phones from Xiaomi, Lenovo, Motorola and Samsung powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon chips.Besides Huwai introduced HiSilicon Kirin processors for their latest honor series smartphones.So the question is which is best, HiSilicon Kirin CPU or Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU? Read further and find the answer.
On the basis of one to one comparison, the Snapdragon SOC’s (A system on a chip or system on chip) will be ahead of Kirin SOC’s. The main reason for this is the GPU (graphics processing unit) used as the Adreno GPU of Qualcomm has more number of GFlops (floating point operations per second) and have better processing capacity.This empowers it for making heavy multi-tasks and intensive gaming like a breeze on smartphones.
Which is Best Kirin or Snapdragon Processor?
If somebody asks the question, I will simply say both are best.But one is best among other depending on the situation.Qualcomm Snapdragon processors are better than kirin processors in all range (low, mid, high end).So you need not hesitate to buy a midrange or flagship smartphone with Snapdragon processor.Similarly, Huawei Honor smartphones with Kirin processor is a good choice since they are custom built in-house.Both processors are good but the R&D chances for in-house customization makes Kirin processor inbuilt on Honor smartphones a good performer.Latest model Huawei Honor 7x comes with HiSilicon Kirin 659 CPU. You could also check Kirin v/s Snapdragon Antutu benchmarks.