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Samsung Exynos 2100 vs HiSilicon Kirin 980 benchmark which processor is better

Samsung Exynos 2100 vs HiSilicon Kirin 980

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Comprehensive comparison data of benchmarks Samsung Exynos 2100 vs HiSilicon Kirin 980, speed examination of GPUs Mali-G76 MP18 and Mali-G78 MP14.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Exynos 2100 is octa-core (Cortex-X1) and Kirin 980 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A thorough analysis of all the specifications of the SoCs, to make it easier to understand, is summarized in the table.

   From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in software tests like GFXBench, Neocore, Mozilla Kraken, WebXPRT 3, Quadrant, PassMark, Geekbench 5, 3DMark, AnTuTu, Octane V2, PCMark, Vellamo, even the gaming performance of processors in Fortnite, Mortal Kombat, Minecraft Bedrock, Real Racing 3, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Sniper 3D, Call of Duty: Mobile, PUBG etc.

   After reading the results of all benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which CPU is better to buy Exynos 2100 or Kirin 980 and which chip is better for gaming: CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9, Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits.

 
Samsung Exynos 2100
HiSilicon Kirin 980

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
Exynos 210098% Kirin 98071%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Exynos 210095% Kirin 98073%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Exynos 210091% Kirin 98066%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Exynos 2100 Kirin 980
Total score672647354810
CPU194890113124
GPU273522119013
MEM10598266120
UX9817056088

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Exynos 2100 Kirin 980
Single-Core1321765
Multi-Core42162602

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Exynos 2100 Kirin 980
Frequency2910 MHz2600 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count
Core configuration2x2.91 GHz Cortex-X1
2x2.81 GHz ARM Cortex-A78
4x2.21 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
2x2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
2x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)9 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4x
Max. Memory16 Gb8 Gb
Memory Frequency21331600
Memory bandwidth51.231.78
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB
L2 cache512 KB
L3 cache4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Exynos 2100 is 10% better than Kirin 980 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G78 MP14Mali-G76 MP18
GPU Frequency700 MHz950 MHz
GFloPS976581.14
# of Cores2418
# of Shader Units
Display4096 x 2160 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 Mobile25.327.3
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)78.754.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra47.458.2
Call of Duty: Mobile43.640.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)67.746.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition98.674.3
Real Racing 38387.3
Sniper 3D90.193.1
Need for Speed No Limits75.893.1
Mortal Kombat X54.566.9
CSR Racing 266.469.8
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 resolution240 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution48 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)
Video Encoding FPS12060
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K, 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, 10-bit H.265/HEVC, VP9H.264, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
ModemExynos Modem 520021
Download speed14000 MBit/s.1400 MBit/s.
Upload speed12000 MBit/s.900 MBit/s.
NavigationQZSS, NaVIC, Beidou, SBAS, Galileo, GPS, GlonassGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou
NFC supportNoNo
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Samsung Exynos 2100 is better: 28
The number of parameters for which HiSilicon Kirin 980 is better: 12
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the software comparison of the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of parallel testing and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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