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Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs Apple A12 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs Apple A12 Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which processor or chip is better? Full data of speed tests and benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs Apple A12 Bionic, compare of GPUs Adreno 650 and Apple A12 Bionic.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Snapdragon 870 5G is octa-core (Kryo 585 Prime) and A12 Bionic is gexa-core (Vortex). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A thorough analysis of all the technical characteristics of the chipsets, 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 benchmarking in special test applications such as 3DMark, Quadrant, Geekbench 5, WebXPRT 3, PassMark, AnTuTu, Octane V2, Vellamo, PCMark, Mozilla Kraken, GFXBench, Neocore, and how good the CPUs are in games Fortnite, Minecraft Bedrock, Call of Duty: Mobile, PUBG, Real Racing 3, Mortal Kombat, Sniper 3D, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra etc.

   After reading the results these benchmarks and videos, you already be able to understand which chipset is better to buy Snapdragon 870 5G or A12 Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Madout2, Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
Apple A12 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 870 5G98% A12 Bionic81%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 870 5G83% A12 Bionic77%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 870 5G91% A12 Bionic76%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 870 5G A12 Bionic
Total score703475419987
CPU198282177628
GPU247327205059
MEM113635107909
UX10327594009

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 870 5G A12 Bionic
Single-Core1106900
Multi-Core38692970

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 870 5G A12 Bionic
Frequency3200 MHz2490 MHz
Cores86
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count6900 millions
Core configuration1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 Prime
3x2.48 GHz Kryo 585 Gold
4x2.0 GHz Kryo 585 Silver
2x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)10 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4X
Max. Memory16 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency27502133
Memory bandwidth4434.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB128 KB
L2 cache1 MB8 MB
L3 cache4 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.2-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 870 5G is 22% better than A12 Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Snapdragon 870 5G has -2 more core than A12 Bionic. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 650Apple A12 Bionic
GPU Frequency645 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS1348586
# of Cores4
# of Shader Units512
Display3840 x 2160 pixels2688 x 1242 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 Mobile26.427.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)82.254.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra50.356.3
Call of Duty: Mobile46.340.9
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)71.445.3
Minecraft: Pocket Edition103.874.5
Real Racing 362.984.5
Sniper 3D95.6107
Need for Speed No Limits90.567.6
Mortal Kombat X65.464.7
CSR Racing 265.478.8
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 resolution200 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution25 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 480Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS60960
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (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 X55 Modem-RF System 5GIntel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed7500 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed3000 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, GPS, Galileo, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, QZSS, GNSS, SBAS, GLONASSGalileo, GLONASS, Beidou, GPS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G is better: 30
The number of parameters for which Apple A12 Bionic is better: 12
   You need to know that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison of the table. You can watch benchmark video from beginning to end of parallel testing and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both CPUs think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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