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Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs Apple A12Z Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs Apple A12Z Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which chip or processor is better? Full comparison data of benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs Apple A12Z Bionic, speed testing of GPUs Adreno 660 and Apple A12Z Bionic.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: Snapdragon 888 is octa-core (Cortex-X1 3x2.42) and A12Z Bionic is octa-core (Vortex). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A thorough review of all the technical characteristics of the CPUs, to make it easier to read, is summarized in the table.

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

   After looking at the data these benchmarks and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which CPU is better to buy Snapdragon 888 or A12Z Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2, CSR Racing 2, Asphalt 9.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
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 88899% A12Z Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 88884% A12Z Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 88894% A12Z Bionic95%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 888 A12Z Bionic
Total score719358729707
CPU215138179367
GPU268153371998
MEM12324995242
UX11196875217

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 888 A12Z Bionic
Single-Core11691332
Multi-Core36874661

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 888 A12Z 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 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 660Apple A12Z Bionic
GPU Frequency700 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS14861486
# 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 Mobile27.528.8
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)84.886.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra51.952.4
Call of Duty: Mobile47.348.4
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)72.274.9
Minecraft: Pocket Edition105.5107.7
Real Racing 364.9104.8
Sniper 3D67.5115.3
Need for Speed No Limits72.762.9
Mortal Kombat X75.383.8
CSR Racing 272.768.1
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 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 GNSSBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is better: 19
The number of parameters for which Apple A12Z Bionic is better: 21
   You need to understand 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 listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips Snapdragon 888 and A12Z Bionic, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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