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Apple M1 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 benchmark which processor is better

Apple M1 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Comparisons   14-05-2021
   Full testing data of Apple M1 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, compare of graphics processors (GPU). A careful analysis of all the specifications of the processors, to make it easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel examination in special testing software such as PCMark, Quadrant, 3DMark, AnTuTu, Vellamo, Neocore, GFXBench, Geekbench, PassMark, even the gaming performance of processors in Call of Duty, Fortnite, Minecraft, Madout2, GTA, Asphalt 9, PUBG etc.
   After reading the results of all tests and videos, you already be able to know which SoCs is better to buy M1 or Snapdragon 888.

 
Apple M1
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
M199% Snapdragon 88899%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
M199% Snapdragon 88884%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
M199% Snapdragon 88894%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
M1 Snapdragon 888
Total score1204017863876
CPU179367258506
GPU371998322301
MEM95242148078
UX75217135025

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
M1 Snapdragon 888
Single-Core18071169
Multi-Core76913687

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
M1 Snapdragon 888
Frequency3200 MHz2840 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm5 nm
Transistors count16000 millions
Core configuration4x3.2 GHz Firestorm
4x2.0 GHz Icestorm
1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)5 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4XLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
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 888 in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple M1Adreno 660
GPU Frequency3200 MHz700 MHz
GFloPS26001486
# of Cores8
# of Shader Units128512
Display2732 x 2048 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 Mobile27.5
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)84.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra51.9
Call of Duty: Mobile47.3
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)72.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition105.5
Real Racing 364.9
Sniper 3D67.5
Need for Speed No Limits72.7
Mortal Kombat X75.3
CSR Racing 272.7
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 resolution24 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution24 MP64 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 580
Video Encoding FPS96060
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9Dolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
ModemSnapdragon X80 5GQualcomm Snapdragon X60 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed9500 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed6000 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, GLONASS, GPS, BeidouGNSS, QZSS, GLONASS, SBAS, GPS, NavIC, NavIC enabled, Beidou, Galileo, Dual frequency GNSS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple M1 is better: 17
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is better: 23
   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 parallel testing and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both CPUs 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


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


CPU Versus Battle
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Snapdragon 875 Vs Snapdragon 888
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
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• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
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