Apple A11 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Apple A11 Bionic CPU1 vs CPU2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Apple A11 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Apple A series Family Qualcomm Snapdragon
Apple A11 CPU group Qualcomm Snapdragon 855/860
11 Generation 6
A11 Architecture Kryo 485
Mobile Segment Mobile
Apple A10 Fusion Predecessor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Apple A12 Bionic Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

6 Cores 8
6 Threads 8
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE)
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.39 GHz A-Core Frequency 2.84 GHz
1.19 GHz B-Core Frequency 2.42 GHz
-- C-Core Frequency 1.80 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Apple A11 GPU Qualcomm Adreno 640
1.07 GHz GPU frequency 0.25 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 0.59 GHz
8 GPU Generation 5
10 nm Technology 7 nm
1 Max. displays 1
24 Execution units 4
192 Shader 384
3 GB Max. GPU Memory 4 GB
DirectX Version 12.0

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4X-4266 Memory LPDDR4X-4266
3 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
1 Memory channels 4
34.1 GB/s Bandwidth 55.3 GB/s
No ECC No
8.00 MB L2 Cache 1.75 MB
L3 Cache 2.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

8 W TDP (PL1) --
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

10 nm Technology 7 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions
N/A Socket N/A
None Virtualization None
No AES-NI No
Q3/2017 Release date Q4/2018
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Apple A11 Bionic Apple A11 Bionic
6C 6T @ 2.39 GHz
932 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
724 (78%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Apple A11 Bionic Apple A11 Bionic
6C 6T @ 2.39 GHz
2569 (100%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
2578 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Apple A11 Bionic Apple A11 Bionic
Apple A11 @ 1.07 GHz
409 (45%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Adreno 640 @ 0.59 GHz
899 (100%)
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AnTuTu 8 Benchmark

The AnTuTu 8 Benchmark measures the performance of a SoC. AnTuTu benchmarks the CPU, GPU, Memory as well as the UX (User Experience) by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu can benchmark any ARM CPU that runs under Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly compareable if the benchmark has been performed under different operating systems.

In the AnTuTu 8 benchmark, the single-core performance of a processor is only slightly weighted. The evaluation consists of the multi-core performance of the processor, the speed of the RAM and the performance of the internal graphics.

Apple A11 Bionic Apple A11 Bionic
6C 6T @ 2.39 GHz
295465 (68%)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
8C 8T @ 2.84 GHz
432560 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Apple A11 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Apple iPhone 8
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Apple iPhone X
OnePlus 7 Pro
OnePlus 7 Pro 5G
Sony Xperia 1
Sony Xperia 5
Xiaomi Mi 9
Oppo Reno 10x Zoom

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