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Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

Comparisons   13-09-2022
   Comprehensive compare data of Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, testing of graphics chips (GPU). A step-by-step 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 special test applications such as Vellamo, GFXBench, Neocore, PassMark, Quadrant, AnTuTu, PCMark, 3DMark, Geekbench, even the gaming performance of SoCs in GTA, PUBG, Call of Duty, Asphalt 9, Fortnite, Madout2, Minecraft etc.
   After looking at the data these tests and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which CPU is better to buy A16 Bionic or Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.


 
Apple A16 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

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 8 Gen 2100%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A16 Bionic93% Snapdragon 8 Gen 292%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A16 Bionic96% Snapdragon 8 Gen 2100%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
Total score9944061185127
CPU278424331841
GPU377874450356
MEM159102189628
UX179002213318

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
Single-Core19031652
Multi-Core55895210

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
Frequency3460 MHz3200 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm4 nm
Transistors count16000 millions
Core configuration2x3.46 GHz ARM
4x2.02 GHz ARM
1x3.2 GHz Cortex-X3
2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A720
2x2.0 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 bandwidth9692
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB2 MB
L2 cache8 MB4 MB
L3 cache64 MB16 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 7% better than Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A16 Bionic has 2 more core than Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A16 BionicAdreno 740
GPU Frequency3460 MHz980 MHz
GFloPS32002138
# of Cores5
# of Shader Units2048
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 Mobile37.245.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)118.2140.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra69.184.7
Call of Duty: Mobile64.477.3
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)100.1120.7
Minecraft: Pocket Edition145.3173.7
Real Racing 3141.5168.5
Sniper 3D155.1185.6
Need for Speed No Limits98.4117.5
Mortal Kombat X101.4121.6
CSR Racing 285.4101.5
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 MP320 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP128 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 700
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 X70 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed9000 MBit/s.27000 MBit/s.
Upload speed7000 MBit/s.8000 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, GNSS, NavIC, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, QZSS, SBAS, BeidouNavIC enabled, GNSS, NavIC, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, QZSS, SBAS, Beidou
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A16 Bionic is better: 12
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is better: 27
   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 parallel testing and listen to what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs, 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
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 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 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 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
• Apple A16 Bionic Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs Apple A11 Bionic
• Vs Apple A10 Fusion
• Vs Apple A9
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 920
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G


Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Apple M1
• 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
• 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 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• 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
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 920
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
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