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HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G vs Samsung Exynos 2100 benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G vs Samsung Exynos 2100

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Detailed comparison data of benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G vs Samsung Exynos 2100, speed testing of GPUs Mali-G76 MP18 and Mali-G78 MP14.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Kirin 990 5G is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76) and Exynos 2100 is octa-core (Cortex-X1). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A thorough analysis of all the technical characteristics of the chips, to make it easier to understand, is summarized in the table.

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

   After reading the results of all benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which CPU is better to buy Kirin 990 5G or Exynos 2100 and which chip is better for gaming: CSR Racing 2, Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2, Asphalt 9.

 
HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
Samsung Exynos 2100

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 990 5G88% Exynos 210098%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 990 5G77% Exynos 210095%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 990 5G83% Exynos 210091%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 990 5G Exynos 2100
Total score456731672647
CPU145457194890
GPU153240273522
MEM85197105982
UX7253798170

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 990 5G Exynos 2100
Single-Core9451321
Multi-Core31184216

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 990 5G Exynos 2100
Frequency2860 MHz2910 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm5 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration2x2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
2x2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
2x2.91 GHz Cortex-X1
2x2.81 GHz ARM Cortex-A78
4x2.21 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)6 W9 W
Memory typeLPDDR4xLPDDR5
Max. Memory12 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency16002133
Memory bandwidth31.7851.2
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache
L2 cache512 KB
L3 cache
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8-AARMv8.4-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Exynos 2100 is 1% better than Kirin 990 5G in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G76 MP18Mali-G78 MP14
GPU Frequency950 MHz700 MHz
GFloPS581.14976
# of Cores1824
# of Shader Units
Display2560 x 1600 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 Mobile28.425.3
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)57.578.7
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.647.4
Call of Duty: Mobile43.643.6
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)50.767.7
Minecraft: Pocket Edition77.298.6
Real Racing 374.583
Sniper 3D131.190.1
Need for Speed No Limits83.475.8
Mortal Kombat X86.454.5
CSR Racing 265.666.4
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 resolution32 MP240 MP
Dual Camera resolution48 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Video Encoding FPS60120
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCH.264, 10-bit H.265/HEVC, VP9


Networks and Navigation
Modem21Exynos Modem 5200
Download speed1400 MBit/s.14000 MBit/s.
Upload speed900 MBit/s.12000 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeidouQZSS, NaVIC, Beidou, SBAS, Galileo, GPS, Glonass
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportNoYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G is better: 9
The number of parameters for which Samsung Exynos 2100 is better: 29
   You need to know that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of parallel testing and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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• PUBG mobile
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• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
• Antutu 8


CPU Versus Battle
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• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Samsung Exynos 2000 Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G

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• PUBG mobile
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• 3DMark
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• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Apple M1 Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
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• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
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