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Apple A12X Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus benchmark which processor is better

Apple A12X Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which chip or processor is better? Full compare data of benchmarks Apple A12X Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus, speed examination of GPUs Apple A12X Bionic and Adreno 640.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: A12X Bionic is octa-core (Vortex) and Snapdragon 855 Plus is octa-core (Kryo 485). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A thorough review of all the specifications of the CPUs, so that it can be easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table.

   From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in software tests like GFXBench, Quadrant, Geekbench, WebXPRT 3, 3DMark, PCMark, Octane V2, Vellamo, Mozilla Kraken, PassMark, Neocore, AnTuTu 8, and how good the CPUs are in games Call of Duty: Mobile, Minecraft Bedrock, Sniper 3D, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, PUBG, Fortnite, Mortal Kombat, Real Racing 3 etc.

   After reading the results of all benchmarks and videos, you already be able to understand which CPU is better to buy A12X Bionic or Snapdragon 855 Plus and which chip is better for gaming: CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9, Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits.

 
Apple A12X Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus

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
A12X Bionic99% Snapdragon 855 Plus67%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A12X Bionic99% Snapdragon 855 Plus80%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A12X Bionic97% Snapdragon 855 Plus61%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A12X Bionic Snapdragon 855 Plus
Total score673441336359
CPU188899100501
GPU344837125460
MEM6502257676
UX7717652377

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A12X Bionic Snapdragon 855 Plus
Single-Core1152753
Multi-Core44352561

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A12X Bionic Snapdragon 855 Plus
Frequency2490 MHz2960 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count10000 millions
Core configuration4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
8x2.96 GHz Kryo 485
Power consumption (TDP)6 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4x (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency21332133
Memory bandwidth4234.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache48 KB512 KB
L2 cache4 MB1 MB
L3 cache8 MB2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.1-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 855 Plus is 15% 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
GPUApple A12X BionicAdreno 640
GPU Frequency2500 MHz750 MHz
GFloPS1360986
# of Cores7
# of Shader Units384
Display2732 x 2048 pixels2840 x 2160 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 Mobile26.630.7
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)79.841.6
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra48.961.7
Call of Duty: Mobile44.160.5
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)68.132.9
Minecraft: Pocket Edition99.351.7
Real Racing 385.677.1
Sniper 3D63.6135.7
Need for Speed No Limits78.2111.1
Mortal Kombat X56.280.2
CSR Racing 263.680.2
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 resolution12 MP192 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP22 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 380
Video Encoding FPS96060
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
ModemIntel XMM 7560 LTEQualcomm Snapdragon X24 LTE modem
Download speed1000 MBit/s.2048 MBit/s.
Upload speed350 MBit/s.316 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, GPS, GLONASS, BeidouBeidou, SBAS, GLONASS, Galileo, GNSS, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, GPS, QZSS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportNoYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A12X Bionic is better: 22
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus is better: 17
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison on 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 A12X Bionic and Snapdragon 855 Plus, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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