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Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs Apple A12Z Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs Apple A12Z Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which chip or processor is better? Detailed data of speed tests and benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G vs Apple A12Z Bionic, comparison of GPUs Adreno 650 and Apple A12Z Bionic.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Snapdragon 870 5G is octa-core (Kryo 585 Prime) and A12Z Bionic is octa-core (Vortex). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A careful review of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to read, is summarized in the table.

   From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in special test applications such as Mozilla Kraken, PassMark, AnTuTu 8, Vellamo, GFXBench, Geekbench 5, Quadrant, 3DMark, Octane V2, Neocore, PCMark, WebXPRT 3, even the gaming performance of SoCs in Real Racing 3, Minecraft Bedrock, Fortnite, Mortal Kombat, Sniper 3D, PUBG, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra, Call of Duty: Mobile etc.

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which chipset is better to buy Snapdragon 870 5G or A12Z Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: Asphalt 9, Need for Speed No Limits, CSR Racing 2, Madout2.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
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 870 5G98% A12Z Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 870 5G83% A12Z Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 870 5G91% A12Z Bionic95%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 870 5G A12Z Bionic
Total score703475729707
CPU198282179367
GPU247327371998
MEM11363595242
UX10327575217

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 870 5G A12Z Bionic
Single-Core11061332
Multi-Core38694661

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 870 5G A12Z Bionic
Frequency3200 MHz2490 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count10000 millions
Core configuration1x3.2 GHz Kryo 585 Prime
3x2.48 GHz Kryo 585 Gold
4x2.0 GHz Kryo 585 Silver
4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)10 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4X
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency27502133
Memory bandwidth4442
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache512 KB48 KB
L2 cache1 MB4 MB
L3 cache4 MB8 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. Here Snapdragon 870 5G is 22% 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 650Apple A12Z Bionic
GPU Frequency645 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS13481486
# of Cores8
# of Shader Units512
Display3840 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 Mobile26.428.8
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)82.286.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra50.352.4
Call of Duty: Mobile46.348.4
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)71.474.9
Minecraft: Pocket Edition103.8107.7
Real Racing 362.9104.8
Sniper 3D95.6115.3
Need for Speed No Limits90.562.9
Mortal Kombat X65.483.8
CSR Racing 265.468.1
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 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, GLONASSBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G is better: 17
The number of parameters for which Apple A12Z Bionic is better: 23
   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 joint comparison and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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