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HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs Apple A12X Bionic benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs Apple A12X Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Detailed data of benchmarks and speed tests HiSilicon Kirin 9000 vs Apple A12X Bionic, comparison of GPUs Mali-G78 MP24 and Apple A12X Bionic.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Kirin 9000 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A77) and A12X Bionic is octa-core (Vortex). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A step-by-step analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to read, is made by the table.

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

   After reading the results these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to know which processors is better to buy Kirin 9000 or A12X Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2, Madout2, Asphalt 9.


 
HiSilicon Kirin 9000
Apple A12X 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% A12X Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 900093% A12X Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 900095% A12X Bionic97%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 9000 A12X Bionic
Total score698731673441
CPU195645188568
GPU265527255916
MEM111800107748
UX125774121209

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 9000 A12X Bionic
Single-Core10231152
Multi-Core37144435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 9000 A12X Bionic
Frequency3130 MHz2490 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count10000 millions
Core configuration1x3
13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77
3x2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A72
4x2.06 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)6 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5, LPDDR4xLPDDR4X
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency16002133
Memory bandwidth4442
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache48 KB
L2 cache4 MB
L3 cache8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.4-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 A12X Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G78 MP24Apple A12X Bionic
GPU Frequency650 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS10761360
# of Cores247
# of Shader Units
Display2560 x 1600 pixels2732 x 2048 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 Mobile27.326.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)83.979.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra50.648.9
Call of Duty: Mobile46.444.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)71.368.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition103.199.3
Real Racing 388.685.6
Sniper 3D65.863.6
Need for Speed No Limits60.778.2
Mortal Kombat X65.856.2
CSR Racing 260.763.6
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, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 9000 is better: 24
The number of parameters for which Apple A12X Bionic is better: 15
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of joint testing and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both CPUs Kirin 9000 and A12X Bionic, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
Kirin 9000 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• 3DMark
• Antutu 8
• GeekBench 5 mobile
A12X Bionic SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• 3DMark
• Antutu 8
• GeekBench 5 mobile


Kirin 9000 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• Vs A13 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800U
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G95
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000 Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G


A12X Bionic SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• Vs A13 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800U
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G95
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1280
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Apple A12X Bionic Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
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