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Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs Apple A12X Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs Apple A12X Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   Well, which processor or chip is better? Detailed compare data of benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs Apple A12X Bionic, speed testing of GPUs Apple A12X Bionic and Adreno 660.

   This performance comparison involves two processors: Snapdragon 888 is octa-core (Cortex-X1 3x2.42) and A12X Bionic is octa-core (Vortex). Both processors went throughpower consumption test and battery life test. A thorough analysis of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to understand, is made by the table.

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

   After reading the results of joint benchmarks and videos, you already be able to understand which CPU is better to buy Snapdragon 888 or A12X Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9, Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Apple A12X 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 88899% A12X Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 88884% A12X Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 88894% A12X Bionic97%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 888 A12X Bionic
Total score719358673441
CPU215138188899
GPU268153344837
MEM12324965022
UX11196877176

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 888 A12X Bionic
Single-Core11691152
Multi-Core36874435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 888 A12X Bionic
Frequency2840 MHz2490 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count10000 millions
Core configuration1x2.84 GHz Cortex-X1 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A78
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
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 888 is 12% better than A12X Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUAdreno 660Apple A12X Bionic
GPU Frequency700 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS14861360
# of Cores7
# 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 Mobile27.526.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)84.879.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra51.948.9
Call of Duty: Mobile47.344.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)72.268.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition105.599.3
Real Racing 364.985.6
Sniper 3D67.563.6
Need for Speed No Limits72.778.2
Mortal Kombat X75.356.2
CSR Racing 272.763.6
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, QZSS, GLONASS, SBAS, GPS, NavIC, NavIC enabled, Beidou, Galileo, Dual frequency GNSSGalileo, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is better: 29
The number of parameters for which Apple A12X Bionic is better: 12
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the software comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video 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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