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Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1

Comparisons   13-09-2022
   Comprehensive comparison data of Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1, testing of graphics processors (GPU). A careful review of all the specifications of the processors, so that it can be easier to read, is made by the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in special test applications such as AnTuTu, Vellamo, GFXBench, Quadrant, 3DMark, Geekbench, PassMark, Neocore, PCMark, even the gaming performance of chipsets in Minecraft, Madout2, PUBG, Call of Duty, Fortnite, GTA, Asphalt 9 etc.
   After reading the results of joint tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which processors is better to buy A16 Bionic or Snapdragon 6 Gen 1.


 
Apple A16 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1

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
A16 Bionic95% Snapdragon 6 Gen 189%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A16 Bionic93% Snapdragon 6 Gen 186%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A16 Bionic96% Snapdragon 6 Gen 187%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
Total score994406717289
CPU278424200835
GPU377874272563
MEM159102114758
UX179002129107

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
Single-Core19031120
Multi-Core55893355

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
Frequency3460 MHz2200 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm4 nm
Transistors count16000 millions10000 millions
Core configuration2x3.46 GHz ARM
4x2.02 GHz ARM
4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A710
4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A510
Power consumption (TDP)5 W7 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency32003200
Memory bandwidth9696
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB1 MB
L2 cache8 MB2 MB
L3 cache64 MB8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv9ARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A16 Bionic is 36% better than Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A16 Bionic has 2 more core than Snapdragon 6 Gen 1. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A16 BionicAdreno 660
GPU Frequency3460 MHz700 MHz
GFloPS32001486
# of Cores5
# of Shader Units512
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 Mobile37.227.3
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)118.284.1
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra69.151.4
Call of Duty: Mobile64.447.3
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)100.172.5
Minecraft: Pocket Edition145.3105.6
Real Racing 3141.564.5
Sniper 3D155.167.2
Need for Speed No Limits98.472.3
Mortal Kombat X101.475.5
CSR Racing 285.472.9
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 resolution48 MP108 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 680
Video Encoding FPS120240
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 X62 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed9000 MBit/s.2900 MBit/s.
Upload speed7000 MBit/s.1700 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, GNSS, NavIC, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, QZSS, SBAS, BeidouNavIC, GPS, Beidou, Dual frequency GNSS, GNSS, SBAS, QZSS, GLONASS, Galileo, NavIC enabled
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A16 Bionic is better: 29
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 is better: 10
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of joint comparison and hear what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


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• 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 Samsung Exynos 2200
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