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Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Comparisons   14-09-2022
   Comprehensive testing data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, comparison of graphics processors (GPU). A careful review of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in special testing software such as Vellamo, Neocore, Quadrant, AnTuTu, PassMark, Geekbench, GFXBench, PCMark, 3DMark, and how good the processors are in games Call of Duty, PUBG, Fortnite, Asphalt 9, Madout2, GTA, Minecraft etc.
   After reading the results of all tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which chip is better to buy A15 Bionic or Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.


 
Apple A15 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

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
A15 Bionic92% Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 199%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic92% Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 184%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic93% Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 194%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Total score8419831014839
CPU235753284157
GPU319963385631
MEM134709162372
UX151566182662

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Single-Core17161415
Multi-Core47324462

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Frequency3232 MHz3000 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm4 nm
Transistors count15800 millions
Core configuration2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
1x3.0 GHz Cortex-X2
3x2.5 GHz Cortex-A710
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A510
Power consumption (TDP)5 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x, LPDDR5LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb32 Gb
Memory Frequency28003200
Memory bandwidth9288
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB1 MB
L2 cache4 MB2 MB
L3 cache32 MB8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.5ARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A15 Bionic is 7% better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A15 Bionic has 2 more core than Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A15 Bionic GPUAdreno 730
GPU Frequency3232 MHz970 MHz
GFloPS2989.131800
# of Cores5
# of Shader Units1024
Display2796 x 1290 pixels7680 x 4320 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 Mobile32.238.1
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.5120.7
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.571.1
Call of Duty: Mobile55.665.7
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.2102.4
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.9148.7
Real Racing 3119.6144.2
Sniper 3D131.4158.9
Need for Speed No Limits83.1100.7
Mortal Kombat X86.9103.4
CSR Racing 271.387.7
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 MP64 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 680
Video Encoding FPS120120
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10Dolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
Modem5G ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X65 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed7000 MBit/s.15000 MBit/s.
Upload speed5000 MBit/s.6000 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, NavIC, GLONASS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, GPS, SBAS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, GNSSNavIC enabled, GNSS, Beidou, Galileo, NavIC, GPS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, QZSS, SBAS
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 12
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is better: 30
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel comparison and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro

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


CPU Versus Battle
• Vs Apple M1
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Apple A16 Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Samsung Exynos 2200 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
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