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Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus benchmark which processor is better

Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus

Comparisons   14-09-2022
   Detailed testing data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus, compare of graphics processors (GPU). A careful review of all the technical characteristics of the SoCs, to make it easier to read, is presented in the form of the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint testing in special testing software like 3DMark, Vellamo, Geekbench, PCMark, Neocore, PassMark, AnTuTu, GFXBench, Quadrant, and how good the SoCs are in games Call of Duty, Asphalt 9, Fortnite, Madout2, GTA, Minecraft, PUBG etc.
   After looking at the data these tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which processors is better to buy A15 Bionic or Snapdragon 888 Plus.


 
Apple A15 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 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 888 Plus99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic92% Snapdragon 888 Plus87%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic93% Snapdragon 888 Plus98%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 888 Plus
Total score841983897046
CPU235753251179
GPU319963340878
MEM134709143532
UX151566161476

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 888 Plus
Single-Core17161250
Multi-Core47323945

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 888 Plus
Frequency3232 MHz3000 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm5 nm
Transistors count15800 millions
Core configuration2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
1x3.0 GHz Kryo 680 Prime
3x2.4 GHz Kryo 680 Gold
4x1.8 GHz Kryo 680 Silver
Power consumption (TDP)5 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x, LPDDR5LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb32 Gb
Memory Frequency28003200
Memory bandwidth9264
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 7% better than Snapdragon 888 Plus in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A15 Bionic has 2 more core than Snapdragon 888 Plus. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A15 Bionic GPUAdreno 660
GPU Frequency3232 MHz700 MHz
GFloPS2989.131486
# 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 Mobile32.233.9
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.5106.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.562.4
Call of Duty: Mobile55.658.7
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.290.7
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.9131.1
Real Racing 3119.6127.2
Sniper 3D131.4140.4
Need for Speed No Limits83.189.7
Mortal Kombat X86.991.8
CSR Racing 271.377.1
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 580
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, HDR10Dolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
Modem5G ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X60 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, GNSSGNSS, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, Galileo, NavIC, SBAS, GLONASS, Beidou, GPS, QZSS
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 13
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus is better: 29
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the automatic comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of joint comparison and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


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CPU Versus Battle
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
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