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Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 benchmark which processor is better

Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Comparisons   13-09-2022
   Full testing data of Apple A16 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, comparison of graphics processors (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the technical characteristics, to make it easier to read, is presented in the form of the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in software tests like Geekbench, GFXBench, Neocore, 3DMark, Quadrant, AnTuTu, PCMark, Vellamo, PassMark, even the gaming performance of SoCs in PUBG, Asphalt 9, GTA, Fortnite, Minecraft, Call of Duty, Madout2 etc.
   After looking at the data of all tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which SoCs is better to buy A16 Bionic or Snapdragon 888.


 
Apple A16 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

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 88899%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A16 Bionic93% Snapdragon 88884%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A16 Bionic96% Snapdragon 88894%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 888
Total score994406863876
CPU278424241883
GPU377874328267
MEM159102138216
UX179002155506

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 888
Single-Core19031169
Multi-Core55893687

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A16 Bionic Snapdragon 888
Frequency3460 MHz2840 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm5 nm
Transistors count16000 millions
Core configuration2x3.46 GHz ARM
4x2.02 GHz ARM
1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)5 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency32002750
Memory bandwidth9644
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB512 KB
L2 cache8 MB1 MB
L3 cache64 MB4 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 17% better than Snapdragon 888 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A16 Bionic has 2 more core than Snapdragon 888. 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 pixels3840 x 2160 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 Mobile37.227.5
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)118.284.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra69.151.9
Call of Duty: Mobile64.447.3
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)100.172.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition145.3105.5
Real Racing 3141.564.9
Sniper 3D155.167.5
Need for Speed No Limits98.472.7
Mortal Kombat X101.475.3
CSR Racing 285.472.7
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 580
Video Encoding FPS12060
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 X60 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed9000 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed7000 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, GNSS, NavIC, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, QZSS, SBAS, BeidouGNSS, QZSS, GLONASS, SBAS, GPS, NavIC, NavIC enabled, Beidou, Galileo, Dual frequency GNSS
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A16 Bionic is better: 33
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is better: 9
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel comparison and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets think, 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 888 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 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 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


Snapdragon 888 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• Vs A13 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• 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 Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• 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 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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