Rockchip RK2918

RK2918

The Rockchp RK2918 is a budget ARM SoC for Android based tablets and smartphones. It offers a integrated single-core ARM Cortex-A8 processor with 1 - 1.2 GHz clock rate and NEON SIMD support. The integrated graphics card is a Vivante GC800 with Open GL ES 2.0 and Open VG 1.1 support. 

A dedicated VPU (video processing unit) is able to decode 1080p videos in the formats H.264, Xvid, H.263, AVS, MPEG4, RV, and WMV. Futhermore the RK2918 was the first SoC with hardware supported decoding of Google WebM VP8.

The integrated memory controller supports DDR, DDR2 and DDR3.

The RK2918 supports SD/MMC, HDMI 1.2 and USB 2.0 ports.

Series
CodenameCortex-A8
Clock Rate1000 MHz
Number of Cores / Threads1 / 1
Manufacturing Technology55 nm
FeaturesVivante GC800, DDR1-3 memory controller, NEON SIMD, Hardware Video En- and Decoder
64 Bitno 64 Bit support
Announcement Date01/01/2011
Product Link (external) RK2918

CPU Benchmarks

Sunspider:
0% 100%
min: 7004.2     avg: 7004.2 (33.89%)     max: 7004.2 ms*
Linpack for Android: Multi Thread
0% 100%
min: 12.946     avg: 12.9 (0.62%)     max: 12.946 MFLOPS
Linpack for Android: Single Thread
0% 100%
min: 12.803     avg: 12.8 (0.8%)     max: 12.803 MFLOPS
- Range of benchmarks for this CPU
- Average benchmark score

Linpack for Android in comparison
Snapdragon S1 MSM7227 (min)
7.4 
...
MP5232
11.7 
Samsung Hummingbird S5PC110 / Exynos 3110
12.3 
Cortex A8 1.2 GHz
12.5 
RK2918
12.8 
unknown
12.8 
A13
12.9 
TCC8803 1GHz
13.4 
...
NVIDIA Tegra 4 (max)
556.3 

Reviews for the RK2918 processor

Archos Arnova 10b G2 (Vivante GC800, 10.1")
» Review Archos Arnova 10b G2 Tablet/MID - Review

Prestigio MultiPad PMP5080B (Vivante GC800, 8")
» Review Prestigio MultiPad PMP5080B Tablet/MID - Review

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Other CPUs of the series

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» Kirin 910T
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3188
   1.8 GHz / 0 MB
» Intel Celeron 220
   1.2 GHz / 0.5 MB
» AMD GX-210JA
   1 GHz / 1 MB
» Apple A6x
   1.4 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A6
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Marvell Technology Group PXA1088
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Intel Celeron 2.8
   2.8 GHz / 0.1 MB
» OMAP 4470
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» k3v2 Hi3620
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3066
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
» MP5232
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» Broadcom BCM21664T
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Marvell Technology Group PXA986
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» AML8726-MX
   1.5 GHz / 0.5 MB
» OMAP 4460
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» RK3168
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Broadcom BCM28155
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 4430
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A5x
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A5
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm 200 8210
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» NovaThor U8500
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» NovaThor U8420
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Qualcomm S2 MSM8255
   1.5 GHz / 0 MB
» RK2918 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» A10
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Cortex A8 1.2 GHz
   1.2 GHz / 0 MB
» Apple A4
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» A13
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» WM8950
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 3630 1GHz
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» OMAP 3622
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» RK2918
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» TCC8803 1GHz
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» ZiiLABS ZMS-08
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Cortex A8
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» ATM7029
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» Loongson 2F
   0.9 GHz / 0.5 MB
» unknown
   0 GHz / 0 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7227A
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB
- Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A
   1 GHz / 0.3 MB
- OMAP 3630 1GHz
   1 GHz / 0 MB
- OMAP 3622
   1 GHz / 0 MB
» RK2918
   1 GHz / 0 MB
+ TCC8803 1GHz
   1 GHz / KB
+ ZiiLABS ZMS-08
   1 GHz / KB
+ Cortex A8
   1 GHz / KB
+ ATM7029
   1 GHz / KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2014-02-15)