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Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 vs Apple A12Z Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 vs Apple A12Z Bionic

Comparisons   26-08-2021
   Comprehensive compare data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 vs Apple A12Z Bionic, examination of graphics chips (GPU). A thorough analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to read, is presented in the form of the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in software tests like AnTuTu, Vellamo, PCMark, PassMark, GFXBench, Neocore, Geekbench, Quadrant, 3DMark, even the gaming performance of chips in Fortnite, Madout2, PUBG, Asphalt 9, Minecraft, GTA, Call of Duty etc.
   After looking at the data of parallel tests and videos, you already be able to figure out which SoCs is better to buy Snapdragon 860 or A12Z Bionic.


 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
Apple A12Z 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 86074% A12Z Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 86082% A12Z Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 86072% A12Z Bionic95%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 860 A12Z Bionic
Total score441828729707
CPU123709204317
GPU167894277290
MEM70701116753
UX79520131357

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 860 A12Z Bionic
Single-Core7681332
Multi-Core27654661

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 860 A12Z Bionic
Frequency2960 MHz2490 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count10000 millions
Core configuration1x2.96 GHz Kryo 485 Prime
3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 Gold
4x1.8 GHz Kryo 485 Silver
4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)10 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x (Quad Channel)LPDDR4X
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency21332133
Memory bandwidth34.142
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB48 KB
L2 cache1 MB4 MB
L3 cache2 MB8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.1-AARMv8.4-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 860 is 15% better than A12Z Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 640Apple A12Z Bionic
GPU Frequency750 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS9861486
# of Cores8
# of Shader Units384
Display2840 x 2160 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 Mobile27.128.8
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)55.286.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra57.552.4
Call of Duty: Mobile42.148.4
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)49.474.9
Minecraft: Pocket Edition74.7107.7
Real Racing 372.5104.8
Sniper 3D126.3115.3
Need for Speed No Limits80.662.9
Mortal Kombat X83.183.8
CSR Racing 263.468.1
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 resolution192 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution22 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 380Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS60960
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.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 X24 LTE modemIntel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed2048 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed316 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, SBAS, GLONASS, Galileo, GNSS, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, GPS, QZSSBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 is better: 13
The number of parameters for which Apple A12Z Bionic is better: 26
   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 comparison and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
Snapdragon 860 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
A12Z Bionic SoC - all data

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


Snapdragon 860 SoC Comparisons
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs Apple A13 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• 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 8c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 700
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs MediaTek Helio G90T
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
• Vs Unisoc T760 Tanggula
• Vs Unisoc T770 Tanggula
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1280
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Helio G99
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200


A12Z Bionic 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X 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 Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• 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 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• 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 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 1380
• 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
• Apple A12Z Bionic Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8200
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