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Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 vs Apple A12 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 vs Apple A12 Bionic

Comparisons   29-07-2021
   Full testing data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 vs Apple A12 Bionic, comparison of graphics processors (GPU). A thorough review of all the specifications of the chips, so that it can be easier to understand, is summarized in the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in special testing software like Vellamo, 3DMark, AnTuTu, Quadrant, Geekbench, GFXBench, Neocore, PCMark, PassMark, even the gaming performance of processors in PUBG, Madout2, GTA, Call of Duty, Asphalt 9, Minecraft, Fortnite etc.
   After looking at the data of all tests and videos, you already be able to figure out which CPU is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 or A12 Bionic.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
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 89899% A12 Bionic81%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 89884% A12 Bionic77%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 89894% A12 Bionic76%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 898 A12 Bionic
Total score1004791419987
CPU268491177628
GPU334895205059
MEM153388107909
UX13975594009

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 898 A12 Bionic
Single-Core1401900
Multi-Core44182970

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 898 A12 Bionic
Frequency3090 MHz2490 MHz
Cores86
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm7 nm
Transistors count6900 millions
Core configuration1x3.09 GHz Cortex-X2
3x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710
2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A510
2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A510
2x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)6 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4X
Max. Memory32 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency32002133
Memory bandwidth8834.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache1 MB128 KB
L2 cache2 MB8 MB
L3 cache8 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 898 is 19% better than A12 Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that Snapdragon 898 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 730Apple A12 Bionic
GPU Frequency970 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS1800586
# of Cores4
# of Shader Units1024
Display7680 x 4320 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 resolution320 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution128 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 680Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS120960
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 X65 Modem-RF System 5GIntel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed15000 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed6000 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, SBAS, GNSS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, NavIC, QZSSGalileo, GLONASS, Beidou, GPS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 is better: 24
The number of parameters for which Apple A12 Bionic is better: 18
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of joint testing and listen to 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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