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Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Comparisons   13-09-2022
   Detailed comparison data of Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, examination of graphics chips (GPU). A thorough analysis of all the technical characteristics, to make it easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in synthetic type tests like Quadrant, Geekbench, 3DMark, Neocore, PassMark, GFXBench, PCMark, Vellamo, AnTuTu, even the gaming performance of CPUs in Fortnite, Minecraft, Asphalt 9, PUBG, GTA, Call of Duty, Madout2 etc.
   After reading the results of parallel tests and videos, you already be able to understand which processors is better to buy A16 Bionic or Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.


 
Apple A16 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 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% Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 199%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A16 Bionic93% Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 184%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A16 Bionic96% Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 194%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A16 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Total score9944061014839
CPU278424284157
GPU377874385631
MEM159102162372
UX179002182662

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A16 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Single-Core19031415
Multi-Core55894462

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A16 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Frequency3460 MHz3000 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm4 nm
Transistors count16000 millions
Core configuration2x3.46 GHz ARM
4x2.02 GHz ARM
1x3.0 GHz Cortex-X2
3x2.5 GHz Cortex-A710
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A510
Power consumption (TDP)5 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb32 Gb
Memory Frequency32003200
Memory bandwidth9688
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 13% better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A16 Bionic has 2 more core than Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A16 BionicAdreno 730
GPU Frequency3460 MHz970 MHz
GFloPS32001800
# 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 Mobile37.238.1
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)118.2120.7
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra69.171.1
Call of Duty: Mobile64.465.7
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)100.1102.4
Minecraft: Pocket Edition145.3148.7
Real Racing 3141.5144.2
Sniper 3D155.1158.9
Need for Speed No Limits98.4100.7
Mortal Kombat X101.4103.4
CSR Racing 285.487.7
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 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP64 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 speed9000 MBit/s.15000 MBit/s.
Upload speed7000 MBit/s.6000 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, GNSS, NavIC, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, QZSS, SBAS, BeidouNavIC enabled, GNSS, Beidou, Galileo, NavIC, GPS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, QZSS, SBAS
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A16 Bionic is better: 13
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is better: 27
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the automatic comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel comparison and hear what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets, as well as read the test results at the links below.
A16 Bionic SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC - all data

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


A16 Bionic SoC Comparisons
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• 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 Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• 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 Apple A15 Bionic


Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Google Tensor
• 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 920
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• 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 A15 Bionic
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