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

Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1

Comparisons   14-09-2022
   Comprehensive compare data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1, testing of graphics processors (GPU). A careful review of all the specifications of the chips, to make it easier to read, is made by the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in special testing software like PCMark, Vellamo, PassMark, Neocore, GFXBench, Quadrant, Geekbench, AnTuTu, 3DMark, and how good the SoCs are in games Madout2, Call of Duty, PUBG, Asphalt 9, Fortnite, Minecraft, GTA etc.
   After looking at the data of all tests and videos, you already be able to figure out which processors is better to buy A15 Bionic or Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1.


 
Apple A15 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus 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% Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 199%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic92% Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 189%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic93% Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 197%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
Total score8419831085878
CPU235753304036
GPU319963412640
MEM134709173742
UX151566195461

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
Single-Core17161514
Multi-Core47324774

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
Frequency3232 MHz3200 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm4 nm
Transistors count15800 millions
Core configuration2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
1x3.2 GHz Cortex-X2
3x2.75 GHz Cortex-A710
4x2.0 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 0% better than Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A15 Bionic has 2 more core than Snapdragon 8 Plus 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 Mobile32.241.2
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.5128.7
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.577.2
Call of Duty: Mobile55.670.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.2110.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.9158.6
Real Racing 3119.6154.9
Sniper 3D131.4169.1
Need for Speed No Limits83.1107.9
Mortal Kombat X86.9111.3
CSR Racing 271.392.6
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 685
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, GNSSGPS, Dual frequency GNSS, NavIC enabled, Galileo, GNSS, SBAS, QZSS, Beidou, GLONASS, NavIC
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 11
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 is better: 31
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the automatic comparison of the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel testing and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors, as well as read the test results at the links below.
A15 Bionic SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 SoC - all data

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


A15 Bionic SoC Comparisons
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• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
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• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
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• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
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• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
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• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
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• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
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Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs Google Tensor
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• 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
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