HiSilicon Kirin 960

HiSilicon Kirin 960

About mobile processor

The HiSilicon Kirin 960 is a powerful SoC designed for flagship smartphones. Built on a 16nm technology, it boasts 8 cores with a frequency of 2360 MHz, making it a high-performance chipset. The L2 cache of 4MB further enhances its processing capabilities, while the Mali-G71 MP8 GPU ensures smooth and efficient graphics performance. In terms of real-world performance, the Kirin 960 SoC is impressive, scoring 278916 on AnTuTu 10 benchmark and 408 for single-core and 1385 for multi-core on Geekbench 6. This translates to smooth multitasking, fast app loading, and seamless gaming experience on devices powered by this chipset. The energy-efficient design of the Kirin 960 with a TDP of 5W also ensures that it delivers strong performance without draining the device's battery quickly. Overall, the HiSilicon Kirin 960 SoC is a commendable piece of technology that offers flagship-level performance for smartphones. It is suitable for users who demand high performance for gaming, productivity, and multimedia experiences.

Basic

Label Name
HiSilicon
Platform
SmartPhone Flagship
Launch Date
October 2016
Manufacturing
TSMC
Model Name
Hi3660
Architecture
4x 2.36 GHz – Cortex-A73 4x 1.84 GHz – Cortex-A53
Cores
8
Technology
16 nm
Frequency
2360 MHz

GPU Specifications

GPU name
Mali-G71 MP8
GPU frequency
1037 MHz
FLOPS
0.2655 TFLOPS
Shading units
16
Execution units
8
OpenCL version
2.0
Vulkan version
1.3
Max display resolution
2560 x 1600
DirectX version
11.3

Connectivity

4G support
LTE Cat. 12
5G support
No
Bluetooth
4.2
Wi-Fi
5
Navigation
GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Memory Specifications

Memory type
LPDDR4
Memory frequency
1600 MHz
Memory Bus
2x 32 Bit
Max Bandwidth
28.8 Gbit/s

Miscellaneous

Neural processor (NPU)
No
L2 Cache
4 MB
Audio codecs
AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV
Max camera resolution
2x 16MP
Storage type
eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1
Video capture
4K at 30FPS
Video codecs
H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9
Video playback
4K at 30FPS
TDP
5 W
Instruction set
ARMv8-A

Benchmarks

Geekbench 6
Single Core Score
408
Geekbench 6
Multi Core Score
1385
AnTuTu 10
Score
273338
FP32 (float)
Score
260

Compared to Other SoC

Geekbench 6 Single Core
414 +1.5%
A8
410 +0.5%
408
391 -4.2%
386 -5.4%
Geekbench 6 Multi Core
1417 +2.3%
1397 +0.9%
1385
1377 -0.6%
1377 -0.6%
AnTuTu 10
275957 +1%
275547 +0.8%
273338
265351 -2.9%
261794 -4.2%
FP32 (float)
290 +11.5%
275 +5.8%
260
257 -1.2%
254 -2.3%