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HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs Apple A12 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs Apple A12 Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Comprehensive data of benchmarks and speed tests HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs Apple A12 Bionic, comparison of GPUs Apple A12 Bionic and Mali-G78 MP24.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Kirin 9000 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A77) and A12 Bionic is gexa-core (Vortex). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A thorough review of all the technical characteristics of the processors, to make it easier to read, is summarized in the table.

   From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel benchmarking in special testing software such as Octane V2, 3DMark, Neocore, PassMark, Vellamo, Geekbench 5, Mozilla Kraken, AnTuTu 8, GFXBench, Quadrant, PCMark, WebXPRT 3, and how good the CPUs are in games Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Mortal Kombat, Minecraft Bedrock, Sniper 3D, PUBG, Real Racing 3, Call of Duty: Mobile, Fortnite etc.

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to understand which chip is better to buy Kirin 9000 or A12 Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: Madout2, CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9, Need for Speed No Limits.

 
HiSilicon Kirin 9000
Apple A12 Bionic

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
Kirin 900099% A12 Bionic81%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 900093% A12 Bionic77%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 900095% A12 Bionic76%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 9000 A12 Bionic
Total score698731419987
CPU222644177628
GPU234492205059
MEM130499107909
UX11081594009

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 9000 A12 Bionic
Single-Core1023900
Multi-Core37142970

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 9000 A12 Bionic
Frequency3130 MHz2490 MHz
Cores86
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count6900 millions
Core configuration1x3
13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77
3x2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A72
4x2.06 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
2x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)6 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5, LPDDR4xLPDDR4X
Max. Memory16 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency16002133
Memory bandwidth4434.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache128 KB
L2 cache8 MB
L3 cache
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Kirin 9000 is 20% better than A12 Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Kirin 9000 has -2 more core than A12 Bionic. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G78 MP24Apple A12 Bionic
GPU Frequency650 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS1076586
# of Cores244
# of Shader Units
Display2560 x 1600 pixels2688 x 1242 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 Mobile27.327.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)83.954.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra50.656.3
Call of Duty: Mobile46.440.9
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)71.345.3
Minecraft: Pocket Edition103.174.5
Real Racing 388.684.5
Sniper 3D65.8107
Need for Speed No Limits60.767.6
Mortal Kombat X65.864.7
CSR Racing 260.778.8
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 resolution128 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution64 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS60960
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemBalong 5GIntel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed15000 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed14000 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeidouGalileo, GLONASS, Beidou, GPS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 9000 is better: 27
The number of parameters for which Apple A12 Bionic is better: 13
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the automatic comparison on the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of joint testing and listen to what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips Kirin 9000 and A12 Bionic, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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• 3DMark
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• GeekBench 5 mobile


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