Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Vs Apple A10 Chip, Who Leads In CPU Race?
Recent reports claimed that the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip is capable of beating the Apple A10 chip and that benchmark results show that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 us superior as compared to Apple’s chip but some reports claim the exact opposite.
Fudzilla claims that Snapdragon 835 is more powerful than the Apple A10 but other sources claim otherwise. AnTuTu tests conducted on both chips show that Apple A10 chip scored 189,105 points and was able to beat the Snapdragon 835 by a small margin.
Apple A10 Dominates CPU Sub-tests
Taking a closer look at the sub-tests we see that the Apple A10 chip was able to score 19825, 18570, and 14287 this means that per core performance of the Apple A10 chip is superior as compared to the 835.
Snapdragon’s Graphics Lead
In two graphics sub-tests, 3D Garden and 3D Marooned the Snapdragon 835 was able to score 29499 and 45330 points respectively and the Apple A10 chip was able to achieve 29353 and 30206 points. It is no surprise that the 835 is much more powerful when it comes to graphics power as compared to the Apple A10 as the company has a strong foothold when it comes to mobile graphics.
Apple A10 Chip Leads Elsewhere
When it comes to RAM the 835 chip managed to score 10532 points while the Apple A10 chip scored 12805. Talking about the user experience sub-test the 835 chip scored 52865 while the Apple A10 chip scored 64059.
The Apple A10 chip that is found in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is more than capable of lasting you a long time before you need to change your device. If you were worried that it was not the top of the line chip on the market then you need not worry. It seems that the Apple chip is the best there is. Apple has been making fast phones far a while now and it seems that when it comes to CPUs, Apple has gone with the best that you can buy.
What do you think about this competition between the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and Apple A10?