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HiSilicon Kirin 990E vs Apple A12Z Bionic benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 990E vs Apple A12Z Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Comprehensive comparison data of benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 990E vs Apple A12Z Bionic, speed testing of GPUs Apple A12Z Bionic and Mali-G76 MP12.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Kirin 990E is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76) and A12Z Bionic is octa-core (Vortex). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A careful analysis of all the specifications of the chips, to make it easier to read, is made by the table.

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

   After reading the results of all benchmarks and videos, you already be able to know which chip is better to buy Kirin 990E or A12Z Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Madout2, CSR Racing 2, Need for Speed No Limits.

 
HiSilicon Kirin 990E
Apple A12Z 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% A12Z Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 990E77% A12Z Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 990E77% A12Z Bionic95%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 990E A12Z Bionic
Total score433894729707
CPU145706179367
GPU153519371998
MEM8533695242
UX7272275217

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 990E A12Z Bionic
Single-Core9291332
Multi-Core30684661

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 990E A12Z 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 A12Z 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 A12Z Bionic
GPU Frequency800 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS489.381486
# of Cores128
# 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 Mobile28.628.8
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)56.386.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra58.752.4
Call of Duty: Mobile42.348.4
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)47.874.9
Minecraft: Pocket Edition77.8107.7
Real Racing 3102.7104.8
Sniper 3D111.5115.3
Need for Speed No Limits93.962.9
Mortal Kombat X67.583.8
CSR Racing 264.668.1
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, BeidouBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 990E is better: 11
The number of parameters for which Apple A12Z Bionic is better: 28
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint testing and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips Kirin 990E and A12Z Bionic, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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• 3DMark
• Antutu 8
• GeekBench 5 mobile


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CPU Versus Battle
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