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Snapdragon 888 vs A14 Bionic

We compared the 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (Adreno 660) with the older 6-core Apple A14 Bionic (Apple 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 888
  • Has 2 more cores
  • Supports 17% higher memory bandwidth (50 against 42.7 GB/s)
  • Shows better (up to 18%) AnTuTu 8 score – 713K vs 606K
Pros of Apple A14 Bionic
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size than the Snapdragon 888
  • 5% higher CPU clock speed (2990 vs 2840 MHz)

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
713096
606805
CPU 193435 173864
GPU 295493 208037
Memory 111279 106696
UX 97756 93575
Total score 713096 606805

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
A14 Bionic +40%
1581
Multi-Core Score
3831
Image compression - 174.85 Mpixels/s
Face detection - 33.7 images/s
Speech recognition - 95.65 words/s
Machine learning - 95.8 images/s
Camera shooting - 38.45 images/s
HTML 5 - 4.59 Mnodes/s
SQLite - 1.1 Krows/s

Specifications

Full list of technical specifications of Snapdragon 888 and A14 Bionic

CPU

Architecture 1x 2.84 GHz – Kryo 680 Prime (Cortex-X1)
3x 2.42 GHz – Kryo 680 Gold (Cortex-A78)
4x 1.8 GHz – Kryo 680 Silver (Cortex-A55)
2x 2.99 GHz – Firestorm
4x 1.8 GHz – Icestorm
Cores 8 6
Frequency 2840 MHz 2990 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8.4-A ARMv8.4-A
L1 cache 512 KB -
L2 cache 1 MB -
L3 cache 4 MB 8 MB
Process 5 nanometers 5 nanometers
Transistor count - 11.8 billion
TDP 10 W 6 W

Graphics

GPU name Adreno 660 Apple GPU
Architecture Adreno 600 -
GPU frequency 840 MHz -
Execution units 2 4
Shading units 512 -
Vulkan version 1.1 -
OpenCL version 2.0 -
DirectX version 12 -

Memory

Memory type LPDDR5 LPDDR4X
Memory frequency 3200 MHz -
Bus 4x 16 Bit -
Max bandwidth 50 Gbit/s 42.7 Gbit/s
Max size 16 GB 6 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) Hexagon 780 Neural Engine
Storage type UFS 3.0, UFS 3.1 NVMe
Max display resolution 3840 x 2160 2732 x 2048
Max camera resolution 1x 200MP, 2x 25MP -
Video capture 8K at 30FPS, 4K at 120FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video playback 8K at 30FPS 4K at 60FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265, VP8, VP9 H.264, H.265, VP9, 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 X60 -
4G support LTE Cat. 22 LTE Cat. 18
5G support Yes Yes
Download speed Up to 2500 Mbps -
Upload speed Up to 316 Mbps -
Wi-Fi 6 6
Bluetooth 5.2 5.0
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, SBAS, NAVIC GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced December 2020 September 2020
Class Flagship Flagship
Model number SM8350 APL1W01
Official page Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 official site -

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Total votes: 10076

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of A14 Bionic and Snapdragon 888, or ask any questions
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Charles 27 January 2021 20:23
Firstly, the optimization on Apple iPhones are sick, not a hint of lag or delay shall be noticed, the apps on iOS are working the way they were designed to.
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b o b u x 27 January 2021 14:00
Just so you know don't get mad at apple because they can't manufacture 90hz, or 120hz displays, its samsung and lg's fault. Those manufacture the displays for the iPhones.. they were planning to bring it to iPhone 12 and failed. Whoever at the top said apple can make 8K 120hz displays, first off the cost is insane. Second they aren't in the TV game so they really don't know what's going on in there. The person is a fool to think apple would spend such big amounts of money on a ''premium'' TV.
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vinh vat vo ngu lon 27 January 2021 05:04
I'm playing Genshin Impact on iP 12PM max setting 60fps after 1 hour the battery drain 24% and i can fry an egg on its back while my K30 Ultra just lost 12%
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User 25 January 2021 10:16
Why do you need a $1500 phone just for playing candy crush?
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cheng 24 January 2021 07:58
nice, that is right...i love it
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Danny 23 January 2021 06:12
The competition between qualcomm and apple is good for advancing technology and affordability. However this race really seems to be one sided in favor of the apple a14 bionic. You see the performance charts that the a14 is beating qualcomm's recently released flagship snapdragon 888 by decisive margins despite coming out 3 months earlier. And add to qualcomm's short comings, just recently the 888 was tested on iqoo and xiaomi phones and 2 major problems occurred, first the 888 consumed more battery power than expected and second the 888 ran hotter than expected which shows that the 888 needs refining, so my advice is if you're a android fan do not try to become the first kid on the block to get a 888 based phone but rather wait until qualcomm perfects their 888. By doing that you'll get a better perfected phone and you'll get for a lower price possibly since prices start coming down after awhile. Now if best performance is what you're seeking in a phone regardless if it's android based or apple ios based then the choice is easy, the apple with the a14 bionic wins easily since it wins in performance and does not have those 2 problems I already mentioned that qualcomm is currently having with their newly released flagship 888.
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Blind reviewer 21 January 2021 05:51
I am not a fan of any company but truth is apple is always way 3 years ahead than android The only thing is taking price is too much in India than foreign But rest about iPhone is good The best optimization, best build quality , best processor, best chipset , battery life is also now better, and best security But the fans of android and those who can't afford iPhone don't understand or belief that android is not not better than IOS also the phones of flagship level from xiaomi, realme make their smartphone slow in 1 years only And finally There's no level of comparison of android and iOS they are both good at their own place Where for best when money dosent matter than iphone(the camera are not the best, but the video recording is best) When money concerns than android is best So don't compare them blindly as they have different apps for their own OS Thank you
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Asif 18 January 2021 15:27
Both are good .but apple can make 8k and 120 Hz and 90 Hz display .but I don't know why they do not do that 🥱
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Karan 23 January 2021 07:52
Apple can't make those type of display
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Unon 25 January 2021 10:00
The processor should be more than capable, but apple being gutless to make a big change
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iPhone vs Flagship Android 13 January 2021 10:20
Since 2014, every 2nd year I bought one flaghsip OnePlus to me and one iPhone to my wife. There is no doubt, that OP has always better battery life, more free app option. But. After two years of usage - android becomes more laggy (after wipe too), no sw or security updates were delivered, battery life becomes worse against iPhone. And biggest pain point of my android phone was value loss. Android lost after two years 70-80% of origin value, where iPhones I sold in no time with half price. Since 2018 I switched to iPhone too (my current phone is iPhone XS 256GB) and guys, I'm still getting sw updates with new features added. No lagging, performance is pretty good. Still playing games on highest settings, battery life is still one day +. I know that iPhones lacks some android nice features, but I don't care because I don't need them. Buying a phone is the same as buying car. It's all about your preferences.
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espressojoe26 19 January 2021 17:40
I would say it depends on the manufacturer of the phone and carrier for updates tbh. Bc google phones and samsung phones on Verizon receive all updates pretty quickly. The former quicker due to android software being made by Google lol.. I think that's where apple has a leg up since that process is more streamlined bc they don't have to deal with multiple companies
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Daniel 02 January 2021 16:46
I don't know about snapdragon because i have been ignoring for so long. i had bad experiences with android phone in the past, so i switched back to iphone. For me personally, i don't have time to do something with my phone, how to do this to do that, to customize it, etc. my old samsung s3 mini was so laggy, so i couldn't picked up phone calls because i had to restart it before it worked, my old samsung s9, i had some advertisements played when i called even when i slept suddenly it played. Even do not disturb didn't work when someone called me via whatsapp calls. Iphone for me is enough, no stress time, so i can just focus on my business. The problems seem negligible with my old samsung phones, but it will be pain in the ass when you are really busy handling your work or business. So if i choose of course a14 in an iphone with IOS software.
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Tech guru 04 January 2021 13:34
Take Mi 11 pro it is very good! Iphones are the worst phones. Not at all value for money!
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FALLEN 06 January 2021 09:59
"bad experience with Android" how is this possible ? Do u still live in 2012 ?
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kerol 10 January 2021 20:04
you know nothing about technology LOL... WHY BUYING SAMSUNG??? GET XIAOMI OR ONEPLUS.. BETTER OPTIMIZATION IF YOU WANT SMOOTH. EXPERIENCE.. FOR SURE TAKE THE HIGH END ONE... WITH SNAPDRAGON 845, 855, 865, 888
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Tect 11 January 2021 13:03
kerol, Why buy Samsung ?? And you are the one who knows more about Tech?? Ok.....
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David Hasslehoff 12 January 2021 16:17
Tech guru, MIUI is littered with ads.....too many that it has become like a browser without adblocker
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Yaena Fujimoto 14 January 2021 15:08
David Hasslehoff, You can turn off the Ads of Xiaomi phone ads
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Karan 23 January 2021 08:02
Tect, Because samsung use Exynos processor in india and they are so bullshit
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Anon 25 January 2021 10:05
Indeed SD was bad if it were like 5+yrs ago. But things changed. I don't know why you were having problem with S9, because I never had ads problem with S6 or later. With that being said, I no longer favor Samsung for their overpricing Xiaomi isn't perfect either depending on their model But if you check around well, I'm sure you'll find a good Android nowadays
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Nuclear 01 January 2021 15:48
Android best, 888>a14
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Person 21 January 2021 22:22
A14 kills 888 in both single and multi score
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CMVP 29 December 2020 18:52
**** arguments really. Android better this better that. Apple better this, better that. I owned both, love both. Each has pros and cons. No need to bash one another because one likes iPhones or one likes androids. Buy both and use both. That's what I do. I have the best of both worlds. Yes, android is more powerful when it comes to customization and "features". Android has so many more features that you don't end up using all of them anyway. iPhone has fewer "features" but the features that they do release are the ones you end up using. They don't bog down the OS with so many different features that most people won't be using anyway. I believe in the saying "simple is genius". But if you like to play mobile games, then it's definitely android. Only androids have a dedicated gaming device. So I lean towards android in that sense. Android = A martial artist that learned 1,000 punches iPhone = a martial artist that mastered 1 punch a 1,000 times Moral of the story: be happy with what you have and be happy with what others have. Respect one another. Learn to live in Harmony. No 1 phone is perfect. No matter what phone you buy and what company makes it, it will have flaws. There's no need to bash one another. As for me, I'm gonna have one of each and enjoy both. For the rest of you, enjoy what you have. It's a freaking phone. Most of you will freaking replace it in a year or two anyway.
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Mr. J 13 January 2021 15:56
This is true. Neither android nor iPhone are best just enjoy what they offer
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CMVP 25 January 2021 20:38
Mr. J, Yep. I don’t know why people are trying so hard to have a leg up over the other. Maybe it’s to justify their purchases. Both are good and bad at same time. Neither phone are perfect. Both have flaws. So why not just enjoy the phones people have and respect others for their choices. I really don’t get it.
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Fgct 25 December 2020 15:41
A14 bionic when tested for Genshin impact. With a long time, Drop FPS Lol...
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Hzajino 11 January 2021 12:01
Not fully optimised yet....lol
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Putos 25 January 2021 09:57
Hzajino, Then no point of paying more Just get cheap phone and wait for optimization or what?
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Visuth 25 December 2020 07:46
is it next asus rog phone 4 using snapdragon 888 ? better buy rog phone 3 snapdragon 865+ or waiting a newest rog phone 4 ?
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Ucox 27 December 2020 14:59
Number "4" no used in china, it can be jump to number 5. I think the next rog phone 5
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Jayden 02 January 2021 01:51
Ucox, Still rumoured as ROG 4 and actually from Taiwan. Culture similarly but still different since Taiwanese don't like or even hate China. But number 4 means die in their language so it probably skip to 5 or whatsoever
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Soloist 21 December 2020 23:04
My Galaxy S5 is doing fine 5 years later, you guys are nuts if you think older Android phones aren't usable. I like the Apple CPU being quicker but I don't like the walled garden approach to iOS and MacOS, can't customize anything, always lagging behind with features.
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security updates 20 January 2021 06:43
i still use my old s5 for media/music and its age has shown. also the fact that it doesn't get security updates or any updates for that matter could make it a risk. android is ok but america keeps banning chinese competition. you can get an 888 phone in china for $620 but in USA you need to pay more or less $1000 to get an 888.
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Anon 25 January 2021 10:08
But you can't expect everyone to be fine with S5 today. My S6 is already too slow to do anything much. And of course you'd have to change battery, but considering the cost you would want something else but keeping the old phone
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Slowbro 15 December 2020 20:42
Apple is a great device and has great multitasking capabilities with half the ram making it great for kids and other non tech people but the design never changes your stuck with the same old themes and layouts as stated above no sd card, no dual sim, cant have 3rd party apps. Oh and the new models give you a lightening cable to type c charger cable only 🤣 no headphones or brick and you pay what 1300 android may support 3 years of software compared to 5 but atleast we are not lied to and brainwashed bottom line android has alot more to offer
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balrob 14 January 2021 00:24
Sorry dude, you're just wrong on a few points. iPhone has allows 3rd party apps since the second model ever made. They also have dual sim (or sim + esim). The cheapest new iPhone is about USD$400. There's definitely a walled garden on iPhone - some like the security that brings, some don't, but there isn't a walled-garden on Mac OS.
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chingon 25 January 2021 10:10
balrob, The 3rd party apps don't do anything much unless you take advantage of it and jailbreak? O wait, it takes ages to get jailbreak now
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Kimmy 08 December 2020 08:25
I love android because i can customize it the way i want it like themes,app icons,sideload apk and sometimes more better than apple.
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Your 04 December 2020 17:56
I've been an android user ever since my first phone, all my sisters and my girlfriend jumped to apple 4 years ago, and what I can tell you is that, android just allows you to do whatever you like with your phone while apple goes like, "here, we give you certain things you can do" and if you actually follow the rules, they create a pretty wonderful experience for you, so thats why normal people who aren't tech enthusiasts appeal to apple more, because apple does the common things better, they know that average consumers don't do anything crazy with their phone anyways while android phones allow custom roms and apks
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Gabe 05 January 2021 13:30
I'm a software engineer and a tech enthusiast and I prefer iPhones by a lot, the last 5 years Andoid has been falling behind in performance and user experience. I was a big fan of android in the old days but there is not a real argument to say that they are better than iphones anymore. Privacy, security, better software, longevity, buid construction, app optimization, social media photos, ecosystem... All those things are much worthy to me than custom roms and apks. As I've been studying software and computers I've come to the conslusion that Apple just does things better, andoid sofware will never be comparable to apples simply because the difference of virtual coding languages and swift and objective c. So when I see people calling themselves tech enthusiasts and bashing Apple that tells me that the only knowledge of computers that they have has come from watching youtube. Anyone that knows how to program operative systems and knows how processors work will always choose apple
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Sam 19 January 2021 05:27
Gabe, I am also a Software Engineer and I can tell you that you are entitled to your opinion. Both OS have matured so it's only a matter of user preference. I don't think you have used android recently. Your post shows.
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Snap 04 December 2020 14:14
The biggest difference is that iOS is a golden cage with so many restrictions.
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Gast 04 January 2021 07:02
Jeder hat seine eigene Meinung und das ist auch gut, aber hat sich im Vergleich zu den letzten Jahren bereits geöffnet Mehr ich finde die Produkte mega gut und auch sehr schön verarbeitet, ich hatte beides, deshalb kann ich sagen. Das wäre für mich persönlich Android nicht in Frage, aber das bedeutet noch lange nicht, dass man dieses Produkt schlecht findet, jeder sollte einfach das verwenden, was er will, klar der Preis bei sind oft unterirdisch, aber sonst Top-Unternehmen Das war meine Meinung und ich will niemanden angreifen oder sagen dass seine Sachen schlecht sind daher euch allen ein schönes neues Jahr und ein guten Start ins neue jahr
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S 10 03 December 2020 23:25
guys it a snapdragon. guys it's a bionic they both good but the snapdragon is a beast
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Non 06 December 2020 04:34
The snapdragon is like a snapping turtle, while the a14 is a fucking race car theres no competition
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Yes 08 December 2020 06:37
Non, No. Both are 'comparable', albeit A14 is a bit (not very significantly, however) faster. Given how restricted and limited you are in literally all respects, I'd choose SD888. Afterall, there's no point in having all that extra horsepower if you aren't getting to use it.
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Gray 09 December 2020 04:41
Non, Bruh snapdragon 888 demolishes your pathetic a14 in performance and is cheaper
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no u 15 December 2020 15:49
Non, A14 is Basically the flash but with mach 6, snapdragon have mach 3.6.
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Why? 29 December 2020 15:53
Gray, Gray, Bruh A14 is slightly better than 888 the scores prove it
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luuka 02 January 2021 14:11
Why?, the A14 is slightly better in performance but all these new chips are so fast anyways the one test i look at is the battery efficiency test and the 888 is slightly better than the A14 in that regard, but both these chips are top notch.
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Apple 20 January 2021 06:44
iphones would dominate if they just gave it some more RAM.
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GVC 01 December 2020 07:44
Its pretty pointless arguments in comments from fanboys from both sides. I'd like to point out that both the sides have wrong info. Nothing lasts forever- an same goes for apple chips, they wear over years and as a person who has used iphones from 4s-Xs, ill say its just mouth service from apple, they lag and slow down over years, worst thing- the battery is horrible and with each update they neglect the older models and optimize for newer ones, which causes bugs- when i was using my ip8 plus, my old ip6 started to act weird after update, screen freezing, auto restart, etc so to sum up the facts is apple hardware reliable? ans - NO- just like any piece of tech, it wears out, not to mention the absurd prices just in name of quality lol. (Funfact: my dad's 4s and mom's 5c malfunctioned within a year after their respective purchases, and then after they moved to android, i remained the sole person to be using iphones till 2019) Coming to android, "Android hardware is unreliable wont last for a year" really? i recently disposed my sony xperia z3 because the screen malfunctioned and there was no spares! in service store, it ran on 801SD and still performed wonderfully till the day it died, the performance reduction was negligible, example- it took 7 sec for loading a heavy game when i first brought but after 6 years of usage it took 9 sec in 2020 before i disposed it. 2 seconds---- some processors in android field have a bad reputation and i know them, that doesn't mean the whole android ecosystem is unreliable or bad, i don't think any of my phones using a SD or exynos has ever died prematurely. so blame the cheap chip makers of low end phones in android, because the mid rangers and flagships are on par with their competitor. and the spares are always cheap on android though i needed it only twice since 2010. and i don't want to start counting how many times i visited apple service. once a person asked me to describe android and apple in one sentence each when i was visiting a local mobile store, i told her - "Android is a endless horizon with boundless possibilities with gains and losses". "Apple is a walled 'garden' with happiness within". but also note that, without proper care and maintenance even military vehicles malfunction, so take care of your phone, no matter if its a android or apple.
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Technomarine 03 December 2020 11:03
Finally someone who makes sense unlike those previous comments making biased assumptions. They probably haven't even tried iPhone and Android with on par chipsets and tells the other one is worse. TL;DR It all depends on the user. Learn to research and align your preferences and needs to the phone you would buy so you wouldn't have any problems. Both type of phones are great and differs for what your needs are and preferences. iPhone is simple, user friendly. Android is for those who wants the extra complicated features. Iphone is lacking in battery but dont deny its great battery efficiency lasting longer phones with bigger batteries. It has the best video capturing quality as well it is undeniable. Meanwhile, there are androids out there with more excellent photography like the pixel. Some with great features you wouldn't find in an iphone and the cost-efficient price compared to apple but no doubt both phones are great. It all differs in user experience and each phone is different even with the same chipset, also android is not a single brand like apple.
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TYC 04 December 2020 02:52
I know that chips will wear out over time eventually but— BUT BUT BUT listen to me, Iphone just last longer as they have more years of software support compared to android and usually Apple will try their best to optimise the software so that the phones can last as long as possible, unlike android(?) I’ve been using my iPhone 6s for 5 years and it’s only unti recently that I started to lag. Also, the reason why the 888 is slightly better than A14 is because 888 is newer
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Dank 1892 04 December 2020 14:36
TYC, For the fact you're saying its newer, please get it straight that the A14 chip was announced 3 months previous from the Snapdragon 888... And I can agree with you on multiple things on what you said despite having a Samsung phone, but please don't include the "888 is newer"..
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Who cares 04 December 2020 16:24
TYC, TYC Are you kidding? You using 6s for 5 years and? What did that do for you? It's like "yeah i have 6s and i used that for 5 years COOL" lol. İt isn't becuz of it's newer. It's becuz of apple is trashing.
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luuka 02 January 2021 14:17
man what are you doing to these phones i still use a galaxy s7 and my mom uses an iPhone 7 they both work just fine with the exception of the battery's wearing down.
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David Hasslehoff 12 January 2021 16:22
Apple's hardware IS worthy. I have had multiple iDevices lasting 5-7 years.
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Jorge R 26 November 2020 04:54
Very strange low numbers for a14 bionic. I did a Antutu test with latest Antutu and iOS 14.2.1. My iPhone 12 pro max got 648,000+ score. The 574,000 Antutu number is off probably due to Antutu app not being updated to iPhone 12, 12 pro, 12 pro max!
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Krystof 11 January 2021 16:15
Antutu literally said you CANT compare results on Android and IOS...
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alex 25 November 2020 09:13
No actually it will last four 4 years and it will never lag
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Cyrille Larin 24 November 2020 23:58
For me ill choose Apple Bionic Chip Because Snapdragon is Android ehh Android is Android it will only just last for three years and after that your android phone will lag and if your a gamer you fps will drop In Apple Bionic Chip It remains the best of all the best.
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Rickcn 25 November 2020 17:03
No tech enthusiast will want to use a phone for more than 3 years and plus not everyone even old people wants to be stuck and the same boring phone for 6 years
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Qualm 29 November 2020 01:31
Rickcn, Rickcn, yes you are right But after one year of using an android vs an apple phone with similar tear and wear guess who looses the most money selling their old phone... I have a 5 year old iphone that I still use and that is working perfecty fine but I have never met someone with a just as old android phone that still is usable. So the Apple phone wins if you are gonna sell you phone after one or two years in terms of getting money back, and that is by far. I have tied to use android phones but there is just too much problems that I bump into with bluetooth disconnections and other small issues that just makes it unreliable enough to stay away from. I just wish there was lower price on apple products so more people could afford them.
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Dušan 29 November 2020 14:09
Qualm, about losing price, check the online shop with used iphones from 1 year ago and compare price :) they lose price same as androids if no more
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Nadim 02 December 2020 20:21
Dušan, Galaxy S8 released 2017, worth £200. iPhone X released 2017, worth £400. Not the perfect example, but there are many graphs you can find showing that Android phones deprecate in value quicker, it's just a fact.
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afnan 03 December 2020 01:10
Dušan, both losing price.. but iphone not losing very big like an android
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tolol 03 December 2020 01:45
i use ip 6 plus 2 year use my phone lag now i use android mi 9t 3 year still no lag for gaming
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Cortland 03 December 2020 19:38
Nadim, Are you for real? A 999 iЗhone vs 689 galaxy there is already over a 200 difference and the way money works difference only expands when you calculate interest rates of money you could of had in you could invested vs money spent. The difference you pointed out is that galaxy retained 29% of value and iЗhone retained 40%. A 16.96% annual decrease vs a 19.575%. Yet if you take British bank base rates from 2017 which is .5% which it did climb to .75% in 2019 and compound it annually for 3 years with difference in price which is 310 not including tax which makes it even more in galaxy favor you'll find out that you will have 314.67 pounds in your bank on top of that 200 which will total to 514.67 which means buying an galaxy saved you 28.66% more money than buying an apple. The fact they both hit salvage value for Ыamsung would have to be under 85.32 which it would have to reach in 3 years because by the time galaxy s8 reaches salvage value iPhone will be nearly there too and you'll even make more money from not spending so much. Due to interest rates. Buying apple doesn't save you money if you have to pay an huge premium in the first place if any thing apple needs lower depreciation rate to keep up with it which would be 51.51% at rate of 14.08% just to cut even. The "fact" people don't know how money works is very annoying when they try to prove it in articles justifying purchases. This disproportionate example on how apple saves you money is so bad that you don't need to interest rates to prove since 200+310=510 is > 400. And would require the phone to be sold 90 dollars to even justify apple as just as cheap.
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nou 04 December 2020 02:46
tolol , Bruh the A8 chip Is so old that’s why your 6 doesn’t do well with gaming the snapdragon 730 is much better than A8 that’s why
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Who cares 04 December 2020 16:25
Lol you are a really funny guy. You ain't used even 1 android phone before. Androids are better x2 than iPhones for gaming.
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Richard 08 December 2020 06:46
Qualm, First of all, people selling their old phones belong to a very limited niche. And most people who are upgrading their phones after, say 3 years will get an Android phone they are more than happy with (with a significant number of new features as well) at around half the cost of the latest iPhone! Very cheap service/replacements, security features, 3rd part accessories etc sweeten the deal even more. Also using an Apple device is very restrictive. Can you really put a price on freedom?
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M.R 14 December 2020 15:45
Rickcn, Guess im an exception then? All my previous phones have been used for around 4 years, before i swapped them out for a new one. And i'm very enthusiastic about phones, especially for the camera quality. Given the refinement in recent mobil phones and the increasingly incremental yearly feature upgrades on new models, i will prolly have my current phone for an even longer time. I just decide not to give into the urge of buying a phone, if i don't really need it. That's what the companies want you to do and what their marketing tries to make you do.
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