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Apple M2 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus benchmark which processor is better

Apple M2 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus

Comparisons   20-10-2022
   Detailed compare data of Apple M2 vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, examination of graphics processors (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the technical characteristics of the CPUs, so that it can be easier to understand, is presented in the form of the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in synthetic type tests such as Vellamo, PCMark, AnTuTu, 3DMark, Geekbench, Neocore, GFXBench, Quadrant, PassMark, even the gaming performance of processors in Madout2, Asphalt 9, Minecraft, Fortnite, Call of Duty, PUBG, GTA etc.
   After looking at the data these tests and videos, you already be able to figure out which processors is better to buy Apple M2 or Snapdragon 865 Plus.


 
Apple M2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus

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
Apple M2100% Snapdragon 865 Plus97%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Apple M2100% Snapdragon 865 Plus81%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Apple M2100% Snapdragon 865 Plus91%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Apple M2 Snapdragon 865 Plus
Total score1377794663155
CPU385778185674
GPU523560251998
MEM220445106104
UX248006119367

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Apple M2 Snapdragon 865 Plus
Single-Core18961042
Multi-Core88623647

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Apple M2 Snapdragon 865 Plus
Frequency3490 MHz3100 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count20000 millions
Core configuration4x3.49 GHz Avalanche
4x2.39 GHz Blizzard
1x3.1 GHz Kryo 585 Prime
3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 Gold
4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585 Silver
Power consumption (TDP)4 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory64 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency64002750
Memory bandwidth7644
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 Mb512 KB
L2 cache8 MB1 MB
L3 cache16 MB4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.5-AARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Apple M2 is 11% better than Snapdragon 865 Plus in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple M2Adreno 650
GPU Frequency3490 MHz645 MHz
GFloPS36001348
# of Cores10
# of Shader Units2560512
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 Mobile52.330.9
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)163.875.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra98.3103.7
Call of Duty: Mobile90.558.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)139.564.4
Minecraft: Pocket Edition201.194.9
Real Racing 3196.5129.6
Sniper 3D215.6165.9
Need for Speed No Limits136.3145.2
Mortal Kombat X141.8119.3
CSR Racing 2117.5145.2
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 resolution63 MP200 MP
Dual Camera resolution24 MP25 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPQualcomm Spectra 480
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, VP9H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
ModemApple Modem 5GQualcomm Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF System 5G
Download speed12500 MBit/s.7500 MBit/s.
Upload speed7500 MBit/s.3000 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, GPS, BeidouQZSS, SBAS, Galileo, Beidou, GPS, NavIC enabled, GNSS, GLONASS, Dual frequency GNSS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple M2 is better: 31
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus is better: 10
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of joint comparison and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
Apple M2 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC - all data

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


Apple M2 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• 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 Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs Google Tensor
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• 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 Apple A10 Fusion
• Vs Apple A11 Bionic
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 920
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200


Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• Vs A13 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• 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 MediaTek Helio G95
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• 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
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• 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 Samsung Exynos 1280
• 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 MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
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