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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Apple A12Z Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Apple A12Z Bionic

Comparisons   02-08-2021
   Comprehensive testing data of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 vs Apple A12Z Bionic, compare of graphics processors (GPU). A thorough review of all the specifications, so that it can be easier to understand, is made by the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in software tests like Quadrant, Vellamo, AnTuTu, GFXBench, Neocore, PassMark, 3DMark, PCMark, Geekbench, even the gaming performance of CPUs in PUBG, Call of Duty, Fortnite, GTA, Madout2, Asphalt 9, Minecraft etc.
   After reading the results of parallel tests and videos, you already be able to understand which chipset is better to buy Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 or A12Z Bionic.

 
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
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 8cx Gen 361% A12Z Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 381% A12Z Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 356% A12Z Bionic95%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 A12Z Bionic
Total score491882729707
CPU89076179367
GPU111104371998
MEM5088895242
UX4648675217

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 A12Z Bionic
Single-Core10271332
Multi-Core40024661

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 A12Z Bionic
Frequency3050 MHz2490 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography7 nm7 nm
Transistors count10000 millions
Core configuration4x3.05 GHz Cortex-A76
4x2.64 GHz Cortex-A55
4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)10 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5 (Quad Channel)LPDDR4X
Max. Memory32 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency32002133
Memory bandwidth9642
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache384 KB48 KB
L2 cache768 KB4 MB
L3 cache2 MB8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.1-AARMv8.4-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is 18% 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 730Apple A12Z Bionic
GPU Frequency970 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS18001486
# of Cores8
# of Shader Units1024
Display3840 x 2400 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 Mobile28.8
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)86.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra52.4
Call of Duty: Mobile48.4
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)74.9
Minecraft: Pocket Edition107.7
Real Racing 3104.8
Sniper 3D115.3
Need for Speed No Limits62.9
Mortal Kombat X83.8
CSR Racing 268.1
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 resolution32 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution16 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Qualcomm Spectra 395Apple ISP
Video Encoding FPS120960
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportH.264/AVC, H.265/HEVCDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemQualcomm Snapdragon X50 LTE modemIntel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed9000 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed4500 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationGPS, Galileo, Glonass, Beidou, QZSS, SBASBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is better: 15
The number of parameters for which Apple A12Z Bionic is better: 26
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of joint testing and hear what people say who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 895 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• MediaTek Dimensity 1300 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• MediaTek Dimensity 8100 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• MediaTek Dimensity 8000 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
• Apple M1 Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Samsung Exynos 2200 Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 895 Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
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