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Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus vs Apple A12 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus vs Apple A12 Bionic

Comparisons   24-08-2021
   Detailed compare data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus vs Apple A12 Bionic, examination of graphics chips (GPU). A thorough review of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to read, is made by the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint testing in synthetic type tests like AnTuTu, Quadrant, Geekbench, PassMark, 3DMark, GFXBench, Vellamo, Neocore, PCMark, even the gaming performance of chipsets in Madout2, Fortnite, Minecraft, Asphalt 9, GTA, PUBG, Call of Duty etc.
   After looking at the data these tests and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which chip is better to buy Snapdragon 888 Plus or A12 Bionic.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
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 888 Plus99% A12 Bionic81%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 888 Plus87% A12 Bionic77%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 888 Plus98% A12 Bionic76%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 888 Plus A12 Bionic
Total score897046419987
CPU268491177628
GPU334895205059
MEM153388107909
UX13975594009

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 888 Plus A12 Bionic
Single-Core1250900
Multi-Core39452970

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 888 Plus A12 Bionic
Frequency3000 MHz2490 MHz
Cores86
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count6900 millions
Core configuration1x3.0 GHz Kryo 680 Prime
3x2.4 GHz Kryo 680 Gold
4x1.8 GHz Kryo 680 Silver
2x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)10 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4X
Max. Memory32 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency32002133
Memory bandwidth6434.1
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 888 Plus is 17% better than A12 Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Snapdragon 888 Plus 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 660Apple A12 Bionic
GPU Frequency700 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS1486586
# 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 Mobile27.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)54.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra56.3
Call of Duty: Mobile40.9
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)45.3
Minecraft: Pocket Edition74.5
Real Racing 384.5
Sniper 3D107
Need for Speed No Limits67.6
Mortal Kombat X64.7
CSR Racing 278.8
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 resolution64 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 580Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS60960
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.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 X60 Modem-RF System 5GIntel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed7500 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed3000 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationGNSS, NavIC enabled, Dual frequency GNSS, Galileo, NavIC, SBAS, GLONASS, Beidou, GPS, QZSSGalileo, GLONASS, Beidou, GPS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus is better: 25
The number of parameters for which Apple A12 Bionic is better: 18
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel testing and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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