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Apple M1 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 benchmark which processor is better

Apple M1 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

Comparisons   14-05-2021
   Detailed comparison data of Apple M1 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, testing of graphics chips (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the specifications, 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 synthetic type tests such as PCMark, Geekbench, 3DMark, AnTuTu, GFXBench, Vellamo, PassMark, Neocore, Quadrant, and how good the chipsets are in games Call of Duty, PUBG, Asphalt 9, Minecraft, Fortnite, GTA, Madout2 etc.
   After looking at the data of parallel tests and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which processors is better to buy M1 or Snapdragon 865.

 
Apple M1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

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
M199% Snapdragon 86598%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
M199% Snapdragon 86580%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
M199% Snapdragon 86592%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
M1 Snapdragon 865
Total score1204017583551
CPU179367185770
GPU371998217771
MEM95242105311
UX7521795677

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
M1 Snapdragon 865
Single-Core1807934
Multi-Core76913435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
M1 Snapdragon 865
Frequency3200 MHz2840 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count16000 millions
Core configuration4x3.2 GHz Firestorm
4x2.0 GHz Icestorm
8x2.84 GHz Kryo 585
Power consumption (TDP)5 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4X4x16bit, LPDDR5
Max. Memory32 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency26662750
Memory bandwidth6444
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache48 KB512 KB
L2 cache4 MB1 MB
L3 cache12 MB4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here M1 is 11% better than Snapdragon 865 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple M1Adreno 650
GPU Frequency3200 MHz600 MHz
GFloPS2600989
# of Cores8
# of Shader Units128512
Display2732 x 2048 pixels2840 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 Mobile29.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)62.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra58.6
Call of Duty: Mobile59.2
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)49.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition76.5
Real Racing 373.3
Sniper 3D111.3
Need for Speed No Limits93.8
Mortal Kombat X85
CSR Racing 270.3
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 resolution24 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution24 MP25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 480
Video Encoding FPS960960
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9Dolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemSnapdragon X80 5GQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed9500 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed6000 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, GLONASS, GPS, BeidouSBAS, NavIC enabled, Galileo, GPS, GNSS, QZSS, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple M1 is better: 19
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is better: 22
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the automatic comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of joint comparison and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


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• Devices lists
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• PUBG mobile
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• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Snapdragon 875 Vs Snapdragon 865
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• HiSilicon Kirin 9000E Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Samsung Exynos 1080 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
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