Apple A14 Bionic vs Samsung Exynos 990

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Apple A14 Bionic CPU1 vs CPU2 Samsung Exynos 990
Apple A14 Bionic Samsung Exynos 990
Apple A series Family Samsung Exynos
Apple A14 CPU group Samsung Exynos 990
14 Generation 4
A14 (Firestorm/Icestorm) Architecture Exynos M5/Cortex-A76/-A55
Mobile Segment Mobile
Apple A13 Bionic Predecessor --
Apple A15 Bionic (5-GPU) Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

6 Cores 8
6 Threads 8
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE)
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
3.00 GHz A-Core Frequency 2.73 GHz
1.82 GHz B-Core Frequency 2.50 GHz
-- C-Core Frequency 2.00 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Apple A14 GPU ARM Mali-G77 MP11
1.00 GHz GPU frequency 0.80 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
11 GPU Generation Vallhall 1
5 nm Technology 7 nm
3 Max. displays 1
64 Execution units 11
512 Shader 176
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 4 GB
DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 Decode
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4X-4266 Memory LPDDR5-2750
6 GB Max. Memory 12 GB
1 Memory channels 4
34.1 GB/s Bandwidth --
No ECC No
12.00 MB L2 Cache 1.50 MB
L3 Cache 2.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

7 W TDP (PL1) --
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

5 nm Technology 7 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions
N/A Socket N/A
None Virtualization None
No AES-NI No
Q3/2020 Release date Q1/2020
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
1590 (100%)
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
770 (48%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
4247 (100%)
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
2645 (62%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A14 @ 1.00 GHz
1000 (89%)
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
ARM Mali-G77 MP11 @ 0.80 GHz
1126 (100%)
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AnTuTu 8 Benchmark

The AnTuTu 8 Benchmark measures the performance of a SoC. AnTuTu benchmarks the CPU, GPU, Memory as well as the UX (User Experience) by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu can benchmark any ARM CPU that runs under Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly compareable if the benchmark has been performed under different operating systems.

In the AnTuTu 8 benchmark, the single-core performance of a processor is only slightly weighted. The evaluation consists of the multi-core performance of the processor, the speed of the RAM and the performance of the internal graphics.

Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
628047 (100%)
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
510697 (81%)
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AnTuTu 9 Benchmark

The AnTuTu 9 benchmark is very well suited to measuring the performance of a smartphone. AnTuTu 9 is quite heavy on 3D graphics and can now also use the "Metal" graphics interface. In AnTuTu, memory and UX (user experience) are also tested by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu version 9 can compare any ARM CPU running on Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly comparable when benchmarked on different operating systems.

In the AnTuTu 9 benchmark, the single-core performance of a processor is only slightly weighted. The rating is made up of the multi-core performance of the processor, the speed of the working memory, and the performance of the internal graphics.

Apple A14 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
729968 (100%)
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
8C 8T @ 2.73 GHz
0 (0%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Apple A14 Bionic Samsung Exynos 990
Apple iPhone 12 mini
Apple iPhone 12
Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Apple iPad Air (4. Gen)
Samsung Galaxy S20
Samsung Galaxy S20+
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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