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Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898

Comparisons   14-09-2022
   Full testing data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898, comparison of graphics processors (GPU). A careful 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 software tests like PCMark, Vellamo, GFXBench, 3DMark, Geekbench, PassMark, Neocore, Quadrant, AnTuTu, even the gaming performance of processors in Minecraft, GTA, PUBG, Call of Duty, Madout2, Fortnite, Asphalt 9 etc.
   After looking at the data of all tests and videos, you already be able to figure out which chip is better to buy A15 Bionic or Snapdragon 898.


 
Apple A15 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 898

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 89899%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic92% Snapdragon 89884%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic93% Snapdragon 89894%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 898
Total score8419831004791
CPU235753281332
GPU319963381820
MEM134709160773
UX151566180867

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 898
Single-Core17161401
Multi-Core47324418

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 898
Frequency3232 MHz3090 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm4 nm
Transistors count15800 millions
Core configuration2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
1x3.09 GHz Cortex-X2
3x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710
2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A510
2x1.8 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 4% better than Snapdragon 898 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A15 Bionic has 2 more core than Snapdragon 898. 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 Mobile32.237.5
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.5119.4
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.570.5
Call of Duty: Mobile55.665.5
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.2101.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.9147.2
Real Racing 3119.6142.7
Sniper 3D131.4157.3
Need for Speed No Limits83.199.7
Mortal Kombat X86.9102.3
CSR Racing 271.386.6
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 MP320 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP128 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, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, SBAS, GNSS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, NavIC, QZSS
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 898 is better: 30
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the automatic comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel comparison and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips think, 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 898 SoC - all data

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


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 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 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 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 898 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• 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 MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• 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 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 Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
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