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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 vs Apple A15 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 vs Apple A15 Bionic

Comparisons   07-03-2023
   Comprehensive comparison data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 vs Apple A15 Bionic, examination of graphics processors (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to read, is presented in the form of the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in software tests like Geekbench, PCMark, Neocore, GFXBench, AnTuTu, PassMark, 3DMark, Quadrant, Vellamo, and how good the chips are in games PUBG, Madout2, GTA, Minecraft, Asphalt 9, Fortnite, Call of Duty etc.
   After looking at the data these tests and videos, you already be able to know which processors is better to buy Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 or A15 Bionic.


 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
Apple A15 Bionic

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 3100% A15 Bionic60%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8 Gen 387% A15 Bionic80%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8 Gen 399% A15 Bionic58%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 A15 Bionic
Total score1386599841983
CPU388255235753
GPU526897319963
MEM221865134709
UX249592151566

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 A15 Bionic
Single-Core19331716
Multi-Core60964732

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 A15 Bionic
Frequency3720 MHz3232 MHz
Cores86
Bit6464
Lithography3 nm5 nm
Transistors count14000 millions15800 millions
Core configuration1x3.72 GHz Cortex-X4
4x2.8 GHz Cortex-A715
3x2.2 GHz Cortex-A515
2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
Power consumption (TDP)5 W5 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4x, LPDDR5
Max. Memory64 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency42662800
Memory bandwidth9292
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache4 MB2 MB
L2 cache8 MB4 MB
L3 cache32 MB32 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.5
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is 13% better than A15 Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 has -2 more core than A15 Bionic. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 740Apple A15 Bionic GPU
GPU Frequency980 MHz3232 MHz
GFloPS21382989.13
# of Cores5
# of Shader Units2048
Display7680 x 4320 pixels2796 x 1290 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 Mobile52.332.2
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)164.599.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra98.259.5
Call of Duty: Mobile91.255.6
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)140.385.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition202.1123.9
Real Racing 3197.6119.6
Sniper 3D216.1131.4
Need for Speed No Limits137.383.1
Mortal Kombat X142.886.9
CSR Racing 2118.471.3
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 resolution360 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution240 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 770Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS120120
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
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X75 Modem-RF System 5G5G Modem
Download speed29000 MBit/s.7000 MBit/s.
Upload speed9000 MBit/s.5000 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, QZSS, SBAS, NavIC, GNSS, Galileo, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, GPS, BeidouGalileo, NavIC, GLONASS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, GPS, SBAS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, GNSS
NFC supportYesNo
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is better: 34
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 5
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of joint testing and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both processors, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
A15 Bionic SoC - all data

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


Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Google Tensor
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs Qualcomm QCS8250
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs Qualcomm QCM6490
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
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• Vs Samsung Exynos 1380
• Vs Apple A17 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6020
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8020
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9300
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8300
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7020
• Vs MediaTek MT8188J
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T820
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T760
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Ultra


A15 Bionic SoC Comparisons
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• 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 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Google Tensor G2
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Mediatek Dimensity 920
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Apple A15 Bionic Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
• Vs Qualcomm QCM6490
• Vs Qualcomm QCS8250
• Vs Qualcomm QCS7230
• Vs Qualcomm QCS6490
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1330
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1380
• Vs Apple A17 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6020
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8020
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9300
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8300
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200 Plus
• Vs MediaTek MT8188J
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T820
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 685
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Ultra
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