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Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G benchmark which processor is better

Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G

Comparisons   14-09-2022
   Comprehensive compare data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, testing of graphics chips (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint testing in special test applications such as Vellamo, GFXBench, Neocore, PassMark, Quadrant, AnTuTu, PCMark, 3DMark, Geekbench, even the gaming performance of SoCs in GTA, PUBG, Call of Duty, Asphalt 9, Fortnite, Madout2, Minecraft etc.
   After looking at the data these tests and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which CPU is better to buy A15 Bionic or Snapdragon 870 5G.


 
Apple A15 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G

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 870 5G98%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic92% Snapdragon 870 5G83%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic93% Snapdragon 870 5G91%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 870 5G
Total score841983703475
CPU235753196982
GPU319963267320
MEM134709112558
UX151566126630

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 870 5G
Single-Core17161106
Multi-Core47323869

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 870 5G
Frequency3232 MHz3200 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count15800 millions
Core configuration2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 Prime
3x2.48 GHz Kryo 585 Gold
4x2.0 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 0% better than Snapdragon 870 5G in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A15 Bionic has 2 more core than Snapdragon 870 5G. 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 Mobile32.226.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.582.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.550.3
Call of Duty: Mobile55.646.3
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.271.4
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.9103.8
Real Racing 3119.662.9
Sniper 3D131.495.6
Need for Speed No Limits83.190.5
Mortal Kombat X86.965.4
CSR Racing 271.365.4
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, GNSSBeidou, GPS, Galileo, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, QZSS, GNSS, SBAS, GLONASS
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 30
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G is better: 12
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of joint testing and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips, 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 870 5G SoC - all data

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


A15 Bionic SoC Comparisons
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs Google Tensor
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• 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 6 Gen 1
• 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 MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L


Snapdragon 870 5G SoC Comparisons
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• 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 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
• 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 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 Kompanio 828
• 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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