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HiSilicon Kirin 990E vs Apple A12X Bionic benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 990E vs Apple A12X Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Full data of speed tests and benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 990E vs Apple A12X Bionic, compare of GPUs Mali-G76 MP12 and Apple A12X Bionic.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Kirin 990E is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76) and A12X Bionic is octa-core (Vortex). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A careful review of all the technical characteristics of the processors, to make it easier to read, is presented in the form of the table.

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

   After looking at the data of parallel benchmarks and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which chipset is better to buy Kirin 990E or A12X Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9, Madout2.

 
HiSilicon Kirin 990E
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 990E84% A12X Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 990E77% A12X Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 990E77% A12X Bionic97%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 990E A12X Bionic
Total score433894673441
CPU145706188899
GPU153519344837
MEM8533665022
UX7272277176

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 990E A12X Bionic
Single-Core9291152
Multi-Core30684435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 990E A12X Bionic
Frequency2860 MHz2490 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count10300 millions10000 millions
Core configuration2x2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
2x2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)6 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4xLPDDR4X
Max. Memory12 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency16002133
Memory bandwidth31.7842
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache48 KB
L2 cache512 KB4 MB
L3 cache8 MB
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 Kirin 990E is 12% 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-G76 MP12Apple A12X Bionic
GPU Frequency800 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS489.381360
# of Cores127
# 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 Mobile28.626.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)56.379.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra58.748.9
Call of Duty: Mobile42.344.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)47.868.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition77.899.3
Real Racing 3102.785.6
Sniper 3D111.563.6
Need for Speed No Limits93.978.2
Mortal Kombat X67.556.2
CSR Racing 264.663.6
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 resolution32 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 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
Modem5G NRIntel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed2300 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed1250 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 990E is better: 17
The number of parameters for which Apple A12X Bionic is better: 22
   You need to know that you should not sightlessly trust the software 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 990E and A12X Bionic, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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