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Snapdragon 732G vs A13 Bionic

We compared the 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G (Adreno 618) with the older 6-core Apple A13 Bionic (Apple A13 Bionic GPU) SoC. Here you will find the pros and cons of each chip, technical specs, and comprehensive tests in benchmarks, like AnTuTu and Geekbench.

Review

General comparison of performance, power consumption, and other indicators
CPU Performance
Single and multi-core processor tests
Gaming Performance
GPU performance in games and OpenCL/Vulcan
Battery life
Efficiency of battery consumption
NanoReview Score
Overall chip score

Key Differences

Main differences and advantages of each chip
Pros of Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
  • Has 2 more cores
  • Announced later
Pros of Apple A13 Bionic
  • Shows significantly better (up to 80%) AnTuTu 9 score – 619K vs 343K
  • Performs 69% better in floating-point computations
  • 16% higher CPU clock speed (2660 vs 2300 MHz)
  • Has a smaller size transistor (7 versus 8 nm)
  • Better instruction set architecture

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 9

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
A13 Bionic +80%
619116
CPU 101696 144483
GPU 92391 262635
Memory 54702 96216
UX 96441 119762
Total score 343907 619116
AnTuTu results from iOS and Android are not directly comparable! They won't affect NanoReview scores.

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
A13 Bionic +137%
1325
Multi-Core Score
A13 Bionic +96%
3439
Image compression 108.4 Mpixels/s 151.6 Mpixels/s
Face detection 13.8 images/s 29.65 images/s
Speech recognition 26.7 words/s 87.4 words/s
Machine learning 25.8 images/s 72.5 images/s
Camera shooting 15.6 images/s 33.75 images/s
HTML 5 1.58 Mnodes/s 3.81 Mnodes/s
SQLite 549.4 Krows/s 901.1 Krows/s

Gaming

Table of average FPS and graphics settings in mobile games
PUBG Mobile 46 FPS
[Ultra]
57 FPS
[Ultra]
Call of Duty: Mobile 36 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Fortnite 38 FPS
[Low]
60 FPS
[High]
Shadowgun Legends 63 FPS
[Low]
-
World of Tanks Blitz 61 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Genshin Impact 34 FPS
[Medium]
59 FPS
[Ultra]
Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 56 FPS
[Ultra]
60 FPS
[Ultra]
Device Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC
1080 x 2400
Apple iPhone 11 Pro
828 x 1792
We provide average results. FPS may differ, depending on game version, OS and other factors.

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 732G and A13 Bionic

CPU

Architecture 2x 2.3 GHz – Kryo 470 Gold (Cortex-A76)
6x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 470 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2.66 GHz – Lightning
4x 1.6 GHz – Thunder
Cores 8 6
Frequency 2300 MHz 2660 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A ARMv8.3-A
L1 cache - 48 KB
L2 cache - 4 MB
L3 cache 1 MB -
Process 8 nanometers 7 nanometers
Transistor count - 8.5 billion
TDP 5 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 618 Apple A13 Bionic GPU
Architecture Adreno 600 -
GPU frequency 810 MHz -
Execution units 2 4
Shading units 128 -
FLOPS 435 Gigaflops 736 Gigaflops
Vulkan version 1.1 1.1
OpenCL version 2.0 2.1
DirectX version 12 12.1

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 1866 MHz -
Bus 2x 16 Bit 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s -
Max size 8 GB -

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 688 Yes, Neural Engine
Storage type eMMC 5.1, UFS 2.1 NVMe
Max display resolution 3360 x 1440 2688 x 1242
Max camera resolution 1x 192MP, 2x 22MP -
Video capture 4K at 30FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 4K at 60FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, Motion JPEG
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV, AC-3, E-AC-3, AAX, AAX+

Connectivity

Modem X15 -
4G support LTE Cat. 15 LTE Cat. 18
5G support No No
Download speed Up to 800 Mbps Up to 1200 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps Up to 220 Mbps
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.1 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Galileo

Info

Announced August 2020 September 2019
Class Mid range Flagship
Model number SM7150-AC -
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G official site -

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