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Apple A12Z Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A12Z Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Full data of benchmarks and speed tests Apple A12Z Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, compare of GPUs Adreno 650 and Apple A12Z Bionic.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: A12Z Bionic is octa-core (Vortex) and Snapdragon 865 is octa-core (Kryo 585). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A step-by-step analysis of all the technical characteristics of the processors, so that it can be easier to understand, is summarized in the table.

   From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in software tests like AnTuTu, Vellamo, PCMark, WebXPRT 3, PassMark, GFXBench, Octane V2, Geekbench 5, Neocore, Quadrant, Mozilla Kraken, 3DMark, and how good the chipsets are in games Fortnite, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Real Racing 3, Mortal Kombat, Call of Duty: Mobile, Minecraft Bedrock, Sniper 3D, PUBG etc.

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to figure out which processors is better to buy A12Z Bionic or Snapdragon 865 and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2, CSR Racing 2.


 
Apple A12Z Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

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
A12Z Bionic99% Snapdragon 86598%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A12Z Bionic99% Snapdragon 86580%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A12Z Bionic95% Snapdragon 86592%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A12Z Bionic Snapdragon 865
Total score729707583551
CPU204317163401
GPU277290221754
MEM11675393372
UX131357105047

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A12Z Bionic Snapdragon 865
Single-Core1332934
Multi-Core46613435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A12Z Bionic Snapdragon 865
Frequency2490 MHz2840 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count10000 millions
Core configuration4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
8x2.84 GHz Kryo 585
Power consumption (TDP)6 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4X4x16bit, LPDDR5
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency21332750
Memory bandwidth4244
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache48 KB512 KB
L2 cache4 MB1 MB
L3 cache8 MB4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 865 is 12% better than A12Z Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A12Z BionicAdreno 650
GPU Frequency2500 MHz600 MHz
GFloPS1486989
# of Cores8
# of Shader Units512
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 Mobile28.829.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)86.562.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra52.458.6
Call of Duty: Mobile48.459.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)74.949.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition107.776.5
Real Racing 3104.873.3
Sniper 3D115.3111.3
Need for Speed No Limits62.993.8
Mortal Kombat X83.885
CSR Racing 268.170.3
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 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS960960
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9Dolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemIntel XMM 7560 LTEQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed1000 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed350 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, GalileoSBAS, NavIC enabled, Galileo, GPS, GNSS, QZSS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportNoYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A12Z Bionic is better: 22
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is better: 18
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the automatic comparison on the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of joint comparison and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
A12Z Bionic SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
Snapdragon 865 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


A12Z Bionic SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• 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 HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs Apple A12 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 800U
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• 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 8cx Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• 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 HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic


Snapdragon 865 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 HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs Apple A12 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 800U
• 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 Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• 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 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
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