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Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus benchmark which processor is better

Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus

Comparisons   14-09-2022
   Full testing data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, comparison of graphics processors (GPU). A careful analysis of all the specifications, so that it can be easier to read, is made by the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint testing in software tests like 3DMark, Vellamo, GFXBench, AnTuTu, Neocore, PCMark, PassMark, Quadrant, Geekbench, and how good the SoCs are in games Asphalt 9, Fortnite, Call of Duty, Minecraft, GTA, Madout2, PUBG etc.
   After reading the results these tests and videos, you already be able to understand which chip is better to buy A15 Bionic or Snapdragon 865 Plus.


 
Apple A15 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 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
A15 Bionic92% Snapdragon 865 Plus97%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic92% Snapdragon 865 Plus81%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic93% Snapdragon 865 Plus91%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 865 Plus
Total score841983663155
CPU235753185674
GPU319963251998
MEM134709106104
UX151566119367

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 865 Plus
Single-Core17161042
Multi-Core47323647

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 865 Plus
Frequency3232 MHz3100 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count15800 millions
Core configuration2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
1x3.1 GHz Kryo 585 Prime
3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 Gold
4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585 Silver
Power consumption (TDP)5 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x, LPDDR5LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency28002750
Memory bandwidth9244
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB512 KB
L2 cache4 MB1 MB
L3 cache32 MB4 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 4% better than Snapdragon 865 Plus in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A15 Bionic has 2 more core than Snapdragon 865 Plus. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A15 Bionic GPUAdreno 650
GPU Frequency3232 MHz645 MHz
GFloPS2989.131348
# of Cores5
# of Shader Units512
Display2796 x 1290 pixels3840 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 Mobile32.230.9
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.575.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.5103.7
Call of Duty: Mobile55.658.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.264.4
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.994.9
Real Racing 3119.6129.6
Sniper 3D131.4165.9
Need for Speed No Limits83.1145.2
Mortal Kombat X86.9119.3
CSR Racing 271.3145.2
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 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS12060
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
Modem5G ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed7000 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed5000 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, NavIC, GLONASS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, GPS, SBAS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, GNSSQZSS, SBAS, Galileo, Beidou, GPS, NavIC enabled, GNSS, GLONASS, Dual frequency GNSS
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 24
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus is better: 18
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel testing and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• 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 8 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895

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


CPU Versus Battle
• Apple M1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Apple A16 Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Samsung Exynos 2200 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 895 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
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