Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs. Apple M1

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 CPU1 vs CPU2 Apple M1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Apple M1
Qualcomm Snapdragon Family Apple M series
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 CPU group Apple M1
8 Generation 1
Kryo 680 Architecture M1
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 8
8 Threads 8
1.80 GHz Frequency 3.20 GHz
2.84 GHz Turbo (1 Core)
2.40 GHz Turbo (All Cores)
hybrid (Prime / big.LITTLE) Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Qualcomm Adreno 660 GPU Apple M1 (8 Core)
0.84 GHz GPU frequency 3.20 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
6 GPU Generation 1
5 nm Technology 5 nm
0 Max. displays 2
Execution units 128
Shader
Max. GPU Memory 8 GB
12.1 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
No Codec AV1 Decode
Decode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4X-4266, LPDDR5-3200 Memory LPDDR4X-4266
Max. Memory 16 GB
4 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
1.00 MB L2 Cache 16.00 MB
8.00 MB L3 Cache
PCIe version 4.0
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

-- TDP (PL1) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up 20 W
-- TDP down 10 W
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

5 nm Technology 5 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions Rosetta 2 x86-Emulation
N/A Socket N/A
None Virtualization None
No AES-NI Yes
Q1/2021 Release date Q4/2020
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
8x 1.80 GHz (2.84 GHz)
0 (0%)
Amazon
Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
1503 (100%)
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
8x 1.80 GHz (2.84 GHz)
0 (0%)
Amazon
Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
7759 (100%)
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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 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
8x 1.80 GHz (2.84 GHz)
1137 (65%)
Amazon
Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
1742 (100%)
Amazon
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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 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
8x 1.80 GHz (2.84 GHz)
3791 (50%)
Amazon
Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
7650 (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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Qualcomm Adreno 660 @ 0.84 GHz
1720 (66%)
Amazon
Apple M1 Apple M1
Apple M1 (8 Core) @ 3.20 GHz
2600 (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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
8x 1.80 GHz (2.84 GHz)
715600 (100%)
Amazon
Apple M1 Apple M1
8x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Apple M1
Unknown Apple iMac 24 (2021)
Apple MacBook Pro 13 (L2020)
Apple MacBook Air (2020)
Apple Mac mini (2020)
Apple iPad Pro 11 (2021)
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2021)

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