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Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3

Comparisons   08-10-2022
   Comprehensive testing data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, comparison of graphics processors (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to understand, is summarized in the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel examination in special testing software like PassMark, 3DMark, Quadrant, GFXBench, Neocore, Geekbench, AnTuTu, Vellamo, PCMark, and how good the SoCs are in games Minecraft, Asphalt 9, Call of Duty, Fortnite, Madout2, PUBG, GTA etc.
   After reading the results these tests and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which chip is better to buy A15 Bionic or Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3.

 
Apple A15 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3

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 Bionic60% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 335%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic80% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 376%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic58% Snapdragon 8cx Gen 332%

Antutu v10, 9

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Total score841983491882
CPU235753137723
GPU319963186921
MEM13470978707
UX15156688528

GeekBench 6, 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Single-Core17161027
Multi-Core47324002

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
Frequency3232 MHz3050 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count15800 millions
Core configuration2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)5 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x, LPDDR5LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb32 Gb
Memory Frequency28003200
Memory bandwidth9296
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB384 KB
L2 cache4 MB768 KB
L3 cache32 MB2 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.5ARMv8.1-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A15 Bionic is 5% better than Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A15 Bionic has 2 more core than Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3. 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 pixels3840 x 2400 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 Mobile32.229.9
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.544.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.557.8
Call of Duty: Mobile55.654.6
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.235.8
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.956.6
Real Racing 3119.6113.7
Sniper 3D131.4106.7
Need for Speed No Limits83.178.8
Mortal Kombat X86.991.2
CSR Racing 271.367.3
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 v10, 9 and GeekBench 6, 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution12 MP32 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP16 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 395
Video Encoding FPS120120
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC


Networks and Navigation
Modem5G ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modem
Download speed7000 MBit/s.9000 MBit/s.
Upload speed5000 MBit/s.4500 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, NavIC, GLONASS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, GPS, SBAS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, GNSSGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBAS
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 27
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 15
   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 parallel comparison and hear what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
A15 Bionic SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu v10
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 6, 5 mobile
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu v10
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 6, 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 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 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
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• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Mediatek Dimensity 920
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
• Vs Qualcomm QCM6490
• Vs Qualcomm QCS8250
• Vs Qualcomm QCS7230
• Vs Qualcomm QCS6490
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1330
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1380
• Vs Apple A17 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6020
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8020
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9300
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8300
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200 Plus
• Vs MediaTek MT8188J
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T820
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 685
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Ultra
• Vs Google Tensor G3
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 9000S
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6100 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7030
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7s Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000SL
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 8000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8300-Ultra


Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC Comparisons
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• 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 Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• 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 720 5G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G95
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 700
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Unisoc T770 Tanggula
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus
• 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 Kompanio 1300T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1280
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Helio G99
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 920
• Vs MediaTek Helio G96
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Apple A11 Bionic
• Vs Google Tensor
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
• Vs Qualcomm QCM6490
• Vs Qualcomm QCS8250
• Vs Qualcomm QCS7230
• Vs Qualcomm QCS6490
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 685
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 8000
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