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MediaTek Dimensity 1200 vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G benchmark which processor is better

MediaTek Dimensity 1200 vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which chip or processor is better? Detailed data of benchmarks and speed tests MediaTek Dimensity 1200 vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G, comparison of GPUs Mali-G76 MP18 and Mali-G77 MC9.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Dimensity 1200 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A78) and Kirin 990 5G is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). 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 summarized in the table.

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

   After reading the results these benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which processors is better to buy Dimensity 1200 or Kirin 990 5G and which chip is better for gaming: Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9, Madout2.

 
MediaTek Dimensity 1200
HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G

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
Dimensity 120095% Kirin 990 5G88%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Dimensity 120087% Kirin 990 5G77%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Dimensity 120089% Kirin 990 5G83%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Dimensity 1200 Kirin 990 5G
Total score634362456731
CPU163368145457
GPU139627153240
MEM10660085197
UX9314272537

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Dimensity 1200 Kirin 990 5G
Single-Core1349945
Multi-Core41873118

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Dimensity 1200 Kirin 990 5G
Frequency3000 MHz2860 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography6 nm7 nm
Transistors count5800 millions
Core configuration1x3.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A78
3x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A78
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
2x2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
2x2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)10 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4xLPDDR4x
Max. Memory16 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency42661600
Memory bandwidth2931.78
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache32 KB
L2 cache320 KB512 KB
L3 cache8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8-AARMv8-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Dimensity 1200 is 4% 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-G77 MC9Mali-G76 MP18
GPU Frequency800 MHz950 MHz
GFloPS504581.14
# of Cores918
# of Shader Units
Display2520 x 1080 pixels2560 x 1600 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 Mobile28.828.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)71.457.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra98.559.6
Call of Duty: Mobile55.543.6
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)61.650.7
Minecraft: Pocket Edition89.577.2
Real Racing 319774.5
Sniper 3D216.7131.1
Need for Speed No Limits157.683.4
Mortal Kombat X157.686.4
CSR Racing 2137.965.6
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 resolution200 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution32 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Video Encoding FPS24060
Video Encoding resolution4K, 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, H.265/HEVCH.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemSub 6GHz 5G Multi-Mode21
Download speed4700 MBit/s.1400 MBit/s.
Upload speed2500 MBit/s.900 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo E1 + E5a, GPS L1CA+L5, Glonass L1OF, NavIC, QZSS L1CA+ L5, BeiDou B1I+ B2aGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which MediaTek Dimensity 1200 is better: 30
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G is better: 9
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of parallel testing and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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