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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 vs Apple M1 benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 vs Apple M1

Comparisons   31-08-2022
   Full compare data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 vs Apple M1, examination of graphics processors (GPU). A careful analysis of all the technical characteristics of the chipsets, to make it easier to understand, is summarized in the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in special testing software like AnTuTu, GFXBench, PCMark, Quadrant, Neocore, Vellamo, PassMark, 3DMark, Geekbench, even the gaming performance of SoCs in Call of Duty, Madout2, Minecraft, GTA, PUBG, Fortnite, Asphalt 9 etc.
   After looking at the data of parallel tests and videos, you already be able to know which processors is better to buy Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 or M1.


 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
Apple M1

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
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2100% M1100%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8 Gen 292% M1100%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2100% M1100%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 M1
Total score11851271204017
CPU331841337129
GPU450356457523
MEM189628192638
UX213318216731

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 M1
Single-Core16521807
Multi-Core52107691

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 M1
Frequency3200 MHz3200 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm5 nm
Transistors count16000 millions
Core configuration1x3.2 GHz Cortex-X3
2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A720
2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A710
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A510
4x3.2 GHz Firestorm
4x2.0 GHz Icestorm
Power consumption (TDP)6 W5 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4X
Max. Memory32 Gb32 Gb
Memory Frequency32002666
Memory bandwidth9264
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB48 KB
L2 cache4 MB4 MB
L3 cache16 MB12 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.4-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 740Apple M1
GPU Frequency980 MHz3200 MHz
GFloPS21382600
# of Cores8
# of Shader Units2048128
Display7680 x 4320 pixels2732 x 2048 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 Mobile45.446.1
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)140.2142.7
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra84.785.7
Call of Duty: Mobile77.378.7
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)120.7122.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition173.7176.2
Real Racing 3168.5171.6
Sniper 3D185.6188.1
Need for Speed No Limits117.5119.3
Mortal Kombat X121.6123.4
CSR Racing 2101.5102.7
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 resolution320 MP24 MP
Dual Camera resolution128 MP24 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 700Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS120960
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10Dolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X70 Modem-RF System 5GSnapdragon X80 5G
Download speed27000 MBit/s.9500 MBit/s.
Upload speed8000 MBit/s.6000 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, GNSS, NavIC, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, QZSS, SBAS, BeidouGalileo, GLONASS, GPS, Beidou
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is better: 12
The number of parameters for which Apple M1 is better: 26
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full video of joint testing and hear what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
M1 SoC - all data

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


Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC Comparisons
• 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 Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• 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 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic


M1 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• 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 Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• 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 G3x Gen 1
• 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 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
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