Antutu Year In Review: The Best SoCs of 2019
The year 2019 has come to an end. Duringthe past year, the performance of smartphones has experienced rapid developmentthanks to the improvements of SoC specifications. What are the best SoCs of2019? Here is Antutu’s review of all the major smartphone SoCs released in2019.
Best Performing SoC of 2019: Snapdragon 855Plus
Although Snapdragon 855 Plus doesn’t have abuilt-in 5G baseband, it is still without doubt the best SoC of 2019 in termsof performance, and still occupies the most positions of Antutu top 10 performanceranking list so far.
Best Technology Innovation SoC of 2019:Huawei Kirin 990/ Samsung Exynos 980/ Snapdragon 765G/ MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
The year 2019 is the first year for 5G, and5G SoC emerges in time. The major 5G SoCs that are commercially available in smartphoneson the market in 2019 include Huawei Kirin 990 5G, Samsung Exynos 980, QualcommSnapdragon 765 and MediaTek 1000L.
Among them, the Kirin 990 5G is positionedas a flagship 5G SoC and is the only 5G SoC with such positioning so far. The otherthree are positioned as mid-range SoCs. In particular, Samsung Exynos 980’sperformance is on par with Snapdragon 765G while the MediaTek Dimensity 1000L’sperformance is closer to flagship products.
Best Value for Money SoC of 2019: HiSilicon Kirin810/MediaTek Helio G90T
Although 5G era has already arrived, 4Gsmartphones are still worth buying before 5G network is widely used.
Antutu thinks that Kirin 810 and Helio G90Tare the two most cost-effective SoCs of 2019.
Both the two SoCs are positioned as mid-range5G SoCs and use Cortex-A76 CPU architecture. Smartphones powered by these twoSoCs are good options for users who do not play heavy games as they are goodvalue for money and enough for daily usage.