Apple A12X Bionic vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 821: specifications

Comparison of technical characteristics between computer processors, with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 on one hand, and the Apple A12X Bionic on the other hand. The first has a total of 4 cores, 4 threads, a maximum frequency of 2.3 GHz. The second has 8 cores, 8 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 A12X Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Family Ax Snapdragon
Release date Q4 2018 Q3 2016
Lithography 7 nm FinFET 14 nm FinFET LPP
Transistors 10,000,000,000 NA
Cores 8 4
Threads 8 4
Base frequency 1.6 GHz 2.2 GHz
Turbo frequency 2.5 GHz 2.3 GHz
Details 4x Vortex @2.49 GHz
4x Tempest @1.59 GHz
2x Kryo @2.34 GHz
2x Kryo @2.18 GHz
Cache 8 MB 1.5 MB
Max memory size 6 GB 6 GB
Memory types LPDDR4X LPDDR4
AnTuTu 557 680 161 308
Geekbench 4 single-core 5,018 1,720
Geekbench 4 multi-core 17,696 3,946
Price NA NA
Amazon Apple A12X Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Ebay Apple A12X Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

We can better compare what are the technical differences between the two processors. The processor Apple A12X Bionic has more cores, that the maximum frequency of the Apple A12X Bionic is superior, that their respective TDPs are of the same order identical. The Apple A12X Bionic has been launched after.

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