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

Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1

Comparisons   13-09-2022
   Detailed testing data of Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1, compare of graphics processors (GPU). A careful review of all the specifications, to make it easier to read, is made by the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel examination in special test applications like PassMark, GFXBench, Quadrant, Neocore, Vellamo, PCMark, 3DMark, Geekbench, AnTuTu, and how good the SoCs are in games Call of Duty, GTA, PUBG, Asphalt 9, Minecraft, Madout2, Fortnite etc.
   After reading the results of parallel tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which CPU is better to buy A16 Bionic or Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1.


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

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A16 Bionic93% Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 189%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A16 Bionic96% Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 197%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
Total score9944061085878
CPU278424304036
GPU377874412640
MEM159102173742
UX179002195461

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
Single-Core19031514
Multi-Core55894774

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
Frequency3460 MHz3200 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm4 nm
Transistors count16000 millions
Core configuration2x3.46 GHz ARM
4x2.02 GHz ARM
1x3.2 GHz Cortex-X2
3x2.75 GHz Cortex-A710
4x2.0 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 7% better than Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A16 Bionic has 2 more core than Snapdragon 8 Plus 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 Mobile37.241.2
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)118.2128.7
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra69.177.2
Call of Duty: Mobile64.470.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)100.1110.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition145.3158.6
Real Racing 3141.5154.9
Sniper 3D155.1169.1
Need for Speed No Limits98.4107.9
Mortal Kombat X101.4111.3
CSR Racing 285.492.6
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 resolution48 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP64 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 685
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, BeidouGPS, Dual frequency GNSS, NavIC enabled, Galileo, GNSS, SBAS, QZSS, Beidou, GLONASS, NavIC
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 Plus Gen 1 is better: 27
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of joint 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.
• 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 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

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


CPU Versus Battle
• Vs Apple M1
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• 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
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