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Samsung Exynos 990 vs Apple A12X Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Samsung Exynos 990 vs Apple A12X Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Comprehensive comparison data of benchmarks Samsung Exynos 990 vs Apple A12X Bionic, speed testing of GPUs Mali-G77 MP11 and Apple A12X Bionic.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Exynos 990 is octa-core (Exynos M5 Mongoose) and A12X Bionic is octa-core (Vortex). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A step-by-step analysis of all the technical characteristics of the chips, so that it can be easier to read, is made by the table.

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

   After looking at the data of all benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which chip is better to buy Exynos 990 or A12X Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2, CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9.

 
Samsung Exynos 990
Apple A12X 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 99093% A12X Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Exynos 99075% A12X Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Exynos 99090% A12X Bionic97%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Exynos 990 A12X Bionic
Total score520426673441
CPU150964188899
GPU211669344837
MEM8218365022
UX7590677176

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Exynos 990 A12X Bionic
Single-Core11081152
Multi-Core34354435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Exynos 990 A12X Bionic
Frequency3300 MHz2490 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count10000 millions
Core configuration2x2.93 GHz Exynos M5 Mongoose
2x2.56 GHz ARM Cortex-A76
4x2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)9 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency18662133
Memory bandwidth4442
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache48 KB
L2 cache4 MB
L3 cache8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.4-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 A12X Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUMali-G77 MP11Apple A12X Bionic
GPU Frequency800 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS7861360
# of Cores117
# of Shader Units
Display4096 x 2160 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 Mobile61.626.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)55.279.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra61.548.9
Call of Duty: Mobile61.744.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)49.368.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition75.399.3
Real Racing 312385.6
Sniper 3D116.963.6
Need for Speed No Limits86.178.2
Mortal Kombat X8056.2
CSR Racing 28063.6
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 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, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Samsung Exynos 990 is better: 20
The number of parameters for which Apple A12X Bionic is better: 20
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of parallel comparison and listen to what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs Exynos 990 and A12X Bionic, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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