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Samsung Exynos 2100 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985 benchmark which processor is better

Samsung Exynos 2100 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which chip or processor is better? Full data of benchmarks and speed tests Samsung Exynos 2100 vs HiSilicon Kirin 985, comparison of GPUs Mali-G77 MP8 and Mali-G78 MP14.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Exynos 2100 is octa-core (Cortex-X1) and Kirin 985 is octa-core (ARM Cortex-A76). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A thorough review of all the specifications of the processors, 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 Neocore, PassMark, GFXBench, Octane V2, WebXPRT 3, Quadrant, 3DMark, Mozilla Kraken, Vellamo, PCMark, Geekbench 5, AnTuTu 8, even the gaming performance of SoCs in Minecraft Bedrock, Real Racing 3, Call of Duty: Mobile, Fortnite, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, PUBG, Sniper 3D, Mortal Kombat etc.

   After looking at the data of parallel benchmarks and videos, you already be able to figure out which chip is better to buy Exynos 2100 or Kirin 985 and which chip is better for gaming: CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9, Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits.


 
Samsung Exynos 2100
HiSilicon Kirin 985

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 98582%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Exynos 210095% Kirin 98577%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Exynos 210091% Kirin 98577%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Exynos 2100 Kirin 985
Total score672647423580
CPU188336118598
GPU255602160953
MEM10763367777
UX12107976252

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Exynos 2100 Kirin 985
Single-Core1321880
Multi-Core42162995

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Exynos 2100 Kirin 985
Frequency2910 MHz2580 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
1x2.58 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
3x2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)9 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4x
Max. Memory16 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency21331600
Memory bandwidth51.234.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache
L2 cache
L3 cache
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Exynos 2100 is 11% better than Kirin 985 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-G77 MP8
GPU Frequency700 MHz800 MHz
GFloPS976628
# of Cores248
# 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 Mobile25.327.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)78.754.1
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra47.456.2
Call of Duty: Mobile43.641.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)67.745.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition98.675.1
Real Racing 38398.4
Sniper 3D90.1106.8
Need for Speed No Limits75.889.9
Mortal Kombat X54.573.1
CSR Racing 266.473.1
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 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.1277 MBit/s.
Upload speed12000 MBit/s.175 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 985 is better: 9
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison of the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of parallel testing and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors Exynos 2100 and Kirin 985, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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