Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 vs. Apple A12 Bionic

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU1 vs CPU2 Apple A12 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Apple A12 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon Family Apple A series
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865/870 CPU group Apple A12/A12X/A12Z
7 Generation 12
Kryo 585 Architecture A12
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Apple A11 Bionic
-- Successor Apple A13 Bionic

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 6
8 Threads 6
1.80 GHz Frequency 1.59 GHz
2.84 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 2.49 GHz
2.42 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 2.49 GHz
hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Qualcomm Adreno 650 GPU Apple A12
0.25 GHz GPU frequency 1.59 GHz
0.59 GHz GPU (Turbo) 2.49 GHz
6 GPU Generation 9
7 nm Technology 7 nm
1 Max. displays 1
2 Execution units 4
512 Shader
Max. GPU Memory 4 GB
12.0 DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4X-4266 Memory LPDDR4X-4266
16 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
4 Memory channels 1
No ECC No
2.00 MB L2 Cache 8.00 MB
3.00 MB L3 Cache
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

10 W TDP (PL1) 6 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

7 nm Technology 7 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions
N/A Socket N/A
None Virtualization None
No AES-NI No
Q4/2019 Release date Q3/2018
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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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8x 1.80 GHz (2.84 GHz)
845 (76%)
Amazon
Apple A12 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic
6x 1.59 GHz (2.49 GHz)
1108 (100%)
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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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8x 1.80 GHz (2.84 GHz)
3220 (100%)
Amazon
Apple A12 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic
6x 1.59 GHz (2.49 GHz)
2543 (79%)
Amazon
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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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Qualcomm Adreno 650 @ 0.59 GHz
1250 (100%)
Amazon
Apple A12 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic
Apple A12 @ 2.49 GHz
488 (39%)
Amazon
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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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
8x 1.80 GHz (2.84 GHz)
598103 (100%)
Amazon
Apple A12 Bionic Apple A12 Bionic
6x 1.59 GHz (2.49 GHz)
425605 (71%)
Amazon
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Apple A12 Bionic
OnePlus 8
OnePlus 8 Pro
Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
Apple iPhone XR
Apple iPhone XS
Apple iPhone XS Max
Apple iPad mini (5. Gen)
Apple iPad Air (3. Gen)

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