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Samsung Exynos 990 vs Apple A12 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Samsung Exynos 990 vs Apple A12 Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Comprehensive data of benchmarks and speed tests Samsung Exynos 990 vs Apple A12 Bionic, comparison of GPUs Apple A12 Bionic and Mali-G77 MP11.
   This performance comparison involves two processors: Exynos 990 is octa-core (Exynos M5 Mongoose) and A12 Bionic is gexa-core (Vortex). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A thorough review of all the specifications, to make it easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table.
   From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in special testing software like WebXPRT 3, PassMark, Neocore, PCMark, AnTuTu 8, Geekbench, Vellamo, Mozilla Kraken, GFXBench, 3DMark, Octane V2, Quadrant, and how good the CPUs are in games Sniper 3D, Real Racing 3, Fortnite, PUBG, Mortal Kombat, Minecraft Bedrock, Call of Duty: Mobile, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra etc.
   After looking at the data of parallel benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which SoCs is better to buy Exynos 990 or A12 Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2, Madout2, Asphalt 9.

 
Samsung Exynos 990
Apple A12 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
Exynos 99037% A12 Bionic30%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Exynos 99074% A12 Bionic72%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Exynos 99035% A12 Bionic29%

Antutu v10, 9

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Exynos 990 A12 Bionic
Total score520426419987
CPU145729117593
GPU197752159589
MEM8327267188
UX9368675591

GeekBench 6, 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Exynos 990 A12 Bionic
Single-Core1108900
Multi-Core34352970

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Exynos 990 A12 Bionic
Frequency3300 MHz2490 MHz
Cores86
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count6900 millions
Core configuration2x2.93 GHz Exynos M5 Mongoose
2x2.56 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
2x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)9 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
Max. Memory16 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency18662133
Memory bandwidth4434.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache128 KB
L2 cache8 MB
L3 cache
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Exynos 990 is 24% better than A12 Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Exynos 990 has -2 more core than A12 Bionic. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G77 MP11Apple A12 Bionic
GPU Frequency800 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS786586
# of Cores114
# of Shader Units
Display4096 x 2160 pixels2688 x 1242 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 Mobile61.627.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)55.254.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra61.556.3
Call of Duty: Mobile61.740.9
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)49.345.3
Minecraft: Pocket Edition75.374.5
Real Racing 312384.5
Sniper 3D116.9107
Need for Speed No Limits86.167.6
Mortal Kombat X8064.7
CSR Racing 28078.8
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 v10, 9 and GeekBench 6, 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution108 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution25 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS120960
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264, 10-bit H.265/HEVC, VP9Dolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemExynos Modem 5123Intel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed7350 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed3486 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationSBAS, QZSS, Galileo, GPS, Glonass, BeidouGalileo, GLONASS, Beidou, GPS
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Samsung Exynos 990 is better: 32
The number of parameters for which Apple A12 Bionic is better: 9
   You need to know that you should not blindly trust the software comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint testing and listen to what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors Exynos 990 and A12 Bionic, as well as read the test results at the links below.
Exynos 990 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 6, 5 mobile
• Antutu v10
A12 Bionic SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 6, 5 mobile
• Antutu v10


Exynos 990 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• Vs Snapdragon 750G
• Vs A13 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800U
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G95
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90T
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T710
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 810
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T7510
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T7520
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 700
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Unisoc T770 Tanggula
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1280
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Helio G99
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
• Vs Qualcomm QCM6490
• Vs Qualcomm QCS8250
• Vs Qualcomm QCS7230
• Vs Qualcomm QCS6490
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1330
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1380
• Vs Apple A17 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6020
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8020
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7020
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T820
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T760
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6100 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7030
• Vs Qualcomm QCM5430
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 8000


A12 Bionic SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• Vs Snapdragon 750G
• Vs A13 Bionic
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T710
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 600 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800U
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G95
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90T
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 810
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T7510
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T7520
• Vs Samsung Exynos 980
• Vs MediaTek Helio G85
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9810
• Vs MediaTek Helio G80
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T618
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 678
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 700
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Helio G88
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Unisoc T760 Tanggula
• Vs Unisoc T770 Tanggula
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1280
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Helio G99
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
• Vs Qualcomm QCM6490
• Vs Qualcomm QCS8250
• Vs Qualcomm QCS7230
• Vs Qualcomm QCS6490
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1330
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1380
• Vs Apple A17 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6020
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8020
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7020
• Vs MediaTek MT8188J
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T820
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T760
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6100 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm QCM5430
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