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Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 vs Apple A15 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 vs Apple A15 Bionic

Comparisons   28-02-2023
   Full comparison data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 vs Apple A15 Bionic, examination of graphics chips (GPU). A thorough analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to read, is summarized in the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in synthetic type tests such as Neocore, Vellamo, Geekbench, Quadrant, PCMark, 3DMark, PassMark, GFXBench, AnTuTu, and how good the chips are in games PUBG, GTA, Madout2, Asphalt 9, Call of Duty, Minecraft, Fortnite etc.
   After reading the results these tests and videos, you already be able to figure out which processors is better to buy Snapdragon 850 or A15 Bionic.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
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 85020% A15 Bionic60%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 85065% A15 Bionic80%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 85019% A15 Bionic58%

Antutu v10, 9

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 850 A15 Bionic
Total score282308841983
CPU79039235753
GPU107274319963
MEM45171134709
UX50815151566

GeekBench 6, 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 850 A15 Bionic
Single-Core6381716
Multi-Core22364732

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 850 A15 Bionic
Frequency2960 MHz3232 MHz
Cores86
Bit6464
Lithography10 nm5 nm
Transistors count15800 millions
Core configuration8x2.96 GHz Kryo 3852x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
Power consumption (TDP)10 W5 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x (Quad Channel)LPDDR4x, LPDDR5
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency18662800
Memory bandwidth34.192
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache384 KB2 MB
L2 cache768 KB4 MB
L3 cache2 MB32 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.1-AARMv8.5
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A15 Bionic is 8% better than Snapdragon 850 in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Snapdragon 850 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 630Apple A15 Bionic GPU
GPU Frequency650 MHz3232 MHz
GFloPS7122989.13
# of Cores5
# of Shader Units512
Display2560 x 1600 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 Mobile26.732.2
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)45.699.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra44.859.5
Call of Duty: Mobile38.255.6
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)35.485.2
Minecraft: Pocket Edition59.4123.9
Real Racing 356.4119.6
Sniper 3D98.2131.4
Need for Speed No Limits62.283.1
Mortal Kombat X71.486.9
CSR Racing 249.371.3
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 v10, 9 and GeekBench 6, 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution32 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 280Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS60120
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVCDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X20 LTE modem5G Modem
Download speed1200 MBit/s.7000 MBit/s.
Upload speed150 MBit/s.5000 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBASGalileo, NavIC, GLONASS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, GPS, SBAS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, GNSS
NFC supportNoNo
5G supportNoYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 is better: 7
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 35
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel testing and hear what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
Snapdragon 850 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu v10
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 6, 5 mobile
A15 Bionic SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu v10
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 6, 5 mobile


Snapdragon 850 SoC Comparisons
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 700
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G95
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 720 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G96
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800U
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs MediaTek Helio G99
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90T
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 680
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G88
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2
• Vs Samsung Exynos 980
• Vs MediaTek Helio G85
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T612
• Vs MediaTek Helio G80
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T618
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 712
• Vs MediaTek Helio G70
• Vs Apple A11 Bionic
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T700
• Vs Apple A10 Fusion
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1280
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 500
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T610
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 920
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Qualcomm QCM6490
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
• Vs Google Tensor
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
• Vs MediaTek Helio P90
• Vs MediaTek Helio P60
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 970
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T616
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
• Vs MediaTek Helio P70
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T606
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 460
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 710A
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 710F
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 710
• Vs MediaTek Helio G37
• Vs Samsung Exynos 850
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1330
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1380
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6020
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7200
• Vs MediaTek Helio G36
• Vs Unisoc SC9863A1
• Vs MediaTek MT8188J
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6080
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 685
• Vs Unisoc T750 Tanggula
• Vs Unisoc Tiger T603


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 8 Gen 3
• 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
• Vs Google Tensor G3
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 9000S
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 6100 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 7030
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7s Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 3
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000SL
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 8000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8300-Ultra
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