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HiSilicon Kirin 990E vs Apple A14 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

HiSilicon Kirin 990E vs Apple A14 Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which chip or processor is better? Detailed comparison data of benchmarks HiSilicon Kirin 990E vs Apple A14 Bionic, speed examination of GPUs Apple A14 Bionic and Mali-G76 MP12.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Kirin 990E is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76) and A14 Bionic is gexa-core (Icestorm). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A careful analysis of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to read, is presented in the form of the table.

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

   After looking at the data of all benchmarks and videos, you already be able to figure out which processors is better to buy Kirin 990E or A14 Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9.

 
HiSilicon Kirin 990E
Apple A14 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% A14 Bionic96%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Kirin 990E77% A14 Bionic92%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Kirin 990E77% A14 Bionic90%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Kirin 990E A14 Bionic
Total score433894571583
CPU145706177628
GPU153519207069
MEM85336110157
UX72722101843

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Kirin 990E A14 Bionic
Single-Core9291621
Multi-Core30684180

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Kirin 990E A14 Bionic
Frequency2860 MHz3000 MHz
Cores86
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm5 nm
Transistors count10300 millions11800000 millions
Core configuration2x2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
2x2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
8x3 GHz Icestorm
4x1.8 GHz Firestorm
Power consumption (TDP)6 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4xLPDDR4X
Max. Memory12 Gb6 Gb
Memory Frequency16004266
Memory bandwidth31.7842.7
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache
L2 cache512 KB
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 A14 Bionic is 4% better than Kirin 990E in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Kirin 990E has -2 more core than A14 Bionic. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G76 MP12Apple A14 Bionic
GPU Frequency800 MHz3000 MHz
GFloPS489.381480
# of Cores124
# 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)56.360.9
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra58.756.3
Call of Duty: Mobile42.357.5
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)47.847.5
Minecraft: Pocket Edition77.874.8
Real Racing 3102.798.5
Sniper 3D111.573.2
Need for Speed No Limits93.967.6
Mortal Kombat X67.573.2
CSR Racing 264.667.6
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 NRSnapdragon X60 5G
Download speed2300 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed1250 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeidouBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 990E is better: 12
The number of parameters for which Apple A14 Bionic is better: 27
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison of the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of joint comparison and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets Kirin 990E and A14 Bionic, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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