Apple A12 Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 820: specifications

Comparison of technical characteristics between computer processors, with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 on one hand, and the Apple A12 Bionic on the other hand. The first has a total of 4 cores, 4 threads, a maximum frequency of 2.2 GHz. The second has 6 cores, 6 threads, its turbo frequency reaches 2.5 GHz. The following table also allows us to compare the lithography, the number of transistors (if indicated), the amount of cache memory, the maximum RAM memory capacity, the type of memory accepted, the launch date, the maximum number of PCIe lines , the values obtained in Geekbench 4 and Cinebench R15, as well as the price.


Processor Apple A12 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Family Ax Snapdragon
Release date Q3 2018 Q2 2016
Lithography 7 nm FinFET 14 nm
Transistors 6,900,000,000 NA
Cores 6 4
Threads 6 4
Base frequency 1.6 GHz 1.6 GHz
Turbo frequency 2.5 GHz 2.2 GHz
Details 2x Vortex @2.49 GHz
4x Tempest @1.59 GHz
2x Kryo @2.15 GHz
2x Kryo @1.6 GHz
Cache 8 MB 1.5 MB
Max memory size 4 GB 6 GB
Memory types LPDDR4X-2133 LPDDR4
AnTuTu 368,880 164,900
Geekbench 4 single-core 4,695 1,726
Geekbench 4 multi-core 10,985 3,929
Price NA NA
Amazon Apple A12 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Ebay Apple A12 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

We can better compare what are the technical differences between the two processors. The processor Apple A12 Bionic has more cores, that the maximum frequency of the Apple A12 Bionic is superior, that their respective TDPs are of the same order identical. The Apple A12 Bionic has been launched after.

Note: prices can change over time. They are not updated regularly. Shipping costs have not been integrated.


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