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Apple A12Z Bionic vs Samsung Exynos 990 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A12Z Bionic vs Samsung Exynos 990

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Full comparison data of benchmarks Apple A12Z Bionic vs Samsung Exynos 990, speed examination of GPUs Mali-G77 MP11 and Apple A12Z Bionic.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: A12Z Bionic is octa-core (Vortex) and Exynos 990 is octa-core (Exynos M5 Mongoose). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A careful analysis of all the specifications of the CPUs, so that it can be easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table.

   From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in special test applications like Mozilla Kraken, PCMark, GFXBench, 3DMark, WebXPRT 3, Quadrant, Octane V2, PassMark, Vellamo, Geekbench, AnTuTu, Neocore, even the gaming performance of processors in Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Sniper 3D, Fortnite, PUBG, Call of Duty: Mobile, Real Racing 3, Minecraft Bedrock, Mortal Kombat etc.

   After looking at the data of all benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which processors is better to buy A12Z Bionic or Exynos 990 and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2, Madout2.

 
Apple A12Z Bionic
Samsung Exynos 990

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors

CPU Benchmark
Based on Antutu and Geekbench score
A12Z Bionic99% Exynos 99093%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A12Z Bionic99% Exynos 99075%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A12Z Bionic95% Exynos 99090%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A12Z Bionic Exynos 990
Total score729707520426
CPU179367150964
GPU371998211669
MEM9524282183
UX7521775906

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A12Z Bionic Exynos 990
Single-Core13321108
Multi-Core46613435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A12Z Bionic Exynos 990
Frequency2490 MHz3300 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count10000 millions
Core configuration4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
2x2.93 GHz Exynos M5 Mongoose
2x2.56 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)6 W9 W
Memory typeLPDDR4XLPDDR5
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency21331866
Memory bandwidth4244
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache48 KB
L2 cache4 MB
L3 cache8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Exynos 990 is 24% better than A12Z Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A12Z BionicMali-G77 MP11
GPU Frequency2500 MHz800 MHz
GFloPS1486786
# of Cores811
# of Shader Units
Display2732 x 2048 pixels4096 x 2160 pixels
The frequency of the GPU does not always directly indicate its performance. To fully evaluate all the capabilities of a graphics chip, you should take into account the number of Shader Units and Cores, as well as how many GFlops it has.

Gaming benchmark
Fortnite Mobile28.861.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)86.555.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra52.461.5
Call of Duty: Mobile48.461.7
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)74.949.3
Minecraft: Pocket Edition107.775.3
Real Racing 3104.8123
Sniper 3D115.3116.9
Need for Speed No Limits62.986.1
Mortal Kombat X83.880
CSR Racing 268.180
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the gadget and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Antutu 8 and GeekBench 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution12 MP108 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS960120
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9H.264, 10-bit H.265/HEVC, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemIntel XMM 7560 LTEExynos Modem 5123
Download speed1000 MBit/s.7350 MBit/s.
Upload speed350 MBit/s.3486 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, GalileoSBAS, QZSS, Galileo, GPS, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A12Z Bionic is better: 22
The number of parameters for which Samsung Exynos 990 is better: 18
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint comparison and hear what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips A12Z Bionic and Exynos 990, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


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