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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 20% higher memory bandwidth (51.2 against 42.7 GB/s)
  • Shows better (up to 19%) AnTuTu 8 score – 709K vs 597K
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
709484
597604
CPU 193435 173864
GPU 295493 208037
Memory 111279 106696
UX 97756 93575
Total score 709484 597604

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
A14 Bionic +40%
1583
Multi-Core Score
3824
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 - 1060 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 -
FLOPS 1720 Gigaflops -
Vulkan version 1.1 -
OpenCL version 2.0 -
DirectX version 12 -

Memory

Memory type LPDDR5 LPDDR5
Memory frequency 3200 MHz -
Bus 4x 16 Bit -
Max bandwidth 51.2 Gbit/s 42.7 Gbit/s
Max size 24 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. 24 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 -

Cast your vote

So, which SoC would you choose?
10269 (65.1%)
5512 (34.9%)
Total votes: 15781

Comments

Please give your opinion on the comparison of A14 Bionic and Snapdragon 888, or ask any questions
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Wews 09 April 2021 01:34
why a14 is better in gaming? sd 888 has better gpu. Weird
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Pawandev S 31 March 2021 18:40
Apple is falling In olden times there were literally a big space like of 1 or 2 years ahead between Apple and Android. Now it has been months A14 launched in November and got beaten by 888 at January. Now I am supporting Android because at less price we get better performance than Apple.
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Mike 20 March 2021 14:08
Sup ppl... Been using both snapdragon and a14.... Both SOC are amazing... The SD could be the winner, but its biggest downfall is the lack of optimization from companies that use the chip... Most phones out there are plagued by shitty skinned androids, lack of updates and fine tuning... Its shameful that every year the snapdragon doesn't get used to its full potential.. Perhaps the best use case for it comes from the Asus ROG phones... As for the a14, the fact that apple controls its stack makes it more appealing for long term and it has superior software tuning to go with it... Also iOS in general is much cleaner under the hood when referring to coding. There is no messy files app, and software is supported for 2-3 or more times longer the android... They both have pros and cons... What I miss is a company like essential ph1, they literally had the best update support for android, even beating out Google's own phones!
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Some TECH Guy 04 March 2021 16:27
Snapdragon 888 is a beast, it has the most powerful cpu at the moment and also 1.7 tflops gpu, which is insane cause at that point it has the graphics capacity of a ps4 or a radeon vega 11 iGPU, also being 5nm super small and less consuming, and dont forget the plus version being released at July cause that thing will destroy any flagship of 2020 and any apple device
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Wews 10 March 2021 02:27
But sd 888 is not yet optimized. But i agree to the plus version. It will be the king of processors. Also im waiting for the 1nm or 0nm processor lmao
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Jesus 13 March 2021 17:14
Retard a14 completely demolishes the 888
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xyz72A9 17 March 2021 16:46
Wews, Maybe that won't be as fast and easy as going from 7nm to 5nm or even 15nm to 5nm, because ..... quantumm tunneling
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Bob 17 March 2021 17:39
Jesus, Actually, it is very close, while the a14 has a higher speed, the 888 has a score of 711032 while the A14 has a score of 596344. All though the A14 wins in the GeekBench, the 888 has a better GPU. Along with a better camera capture, Memory Frequency and L1 L2 cache It also has a faster Download and Upload speed It has an NPU while A14 has software and 1720 Gigaflops is much better than the A14. 888 also has more cores
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Mob 03 April 2021 07:02
Wews, Hey are you crazy 🤣 about 0nm processor
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anonymous 18 April 2021 21:59
Jesus, depends what ur doing
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Sanju 19 April 2021 06:47
Mob, Ikr 0mm processor is not at all possible. It would not work at all. 1nm might be possible in the future. I am so excited 😁
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Some guy who likes to comment 20 April 2021 07:20
Sanju, it's a joke man!! and i support sd 888 its definetely a beast it is been used in many phones but is it better in rog 5
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Android lover 21 April 2021 05:36
Like it!! Can’t afford iPhone !! Android users saying snapdragon is better 😂😂😂
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Wews 26 February 2021 03:22
Just wait when they are both optimised. If the sd 888 is not optimised then qualcom will make sd 888 plus with some improvements
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AA_ 20 February 2021 04:50
How A14 have much fewer votes? It’s literally better than SD888. Just a lot of Android fanboys here I guess...
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Bob 24 February 2021 17:21
Look at the results. It's too close to call one better that that other. Yes, the A14 is better at some things, but so is the SD 888. Why do you care so much about what others think. If you like apple products, good for you. Buy one, and shut up.
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Vodra valu 01 March 2021 18:30
Because apple never compete snapdeal prossessor . If Sd 888 has 9/10 value for money then a 14 has only 5/10 value for money😆😆😆😆😆😆
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Stevey 03 March 2021 19:21
Looking at the AnTuTu 8 benchmark sweet, it literally wins in every column. Do I smell an Apple fanboy?
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;-; 04 March 2021 14:19
Vodra valu, lol no wonder u guys need to push in 16 gb of ram on ur android to come close to apple's a14 bionic
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;-; 04 March 2021 14:20
Stevey, well dude look at the multicore and single core scores tho - im not an apple fanboy but still dude
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vkkk 05 March 2021 18:08
;-;, imagine having a powerful chip but not enough ram to play any games oof
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Wews 10 March 2021 02:29
vkkk, Im not an apple fanboy. But the reason apple only have 6gb ram bc their ram management is beyyer than android
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Placebo 12 March 2021 06:16
Look at the green stuff on the page and try to understand.
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xyz72A9 17 March 2021 16:49
Bob, Yeah, you are right but just see TDP if apple just go to 10 it would completely crush sd 888 in every aspect
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Bob 17 March 2021 17:40
Vodra valu, agreed 888 is better for your money like ryzen
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Bob 17 March 2021 17:41
Stevey, agreed I believe it is like Geforce and Radeon they both are best in their own things y'know?
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Bob 17 March 2021 17:43
;-;, please look under the sections again. The first column is 888 it wins in multiple areas. 888 has a NPU while A14 just has software. It has a higher Upload and Download speed. A better score of 711k bets A14's 596k score along with a better ISP. Trust me, RAM is not the only factor plus more RAM is better
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Blex Almighty 21 March 2021 07:39
vkkk, When it comes to gamming ram is very important. But the most important is the processor and the Gpu
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scs 03 April 2021 05:57
Stevey, bruh benchmark is way more accurate
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<^!^> 06 April 2021 16:16
;-;, Lol, then say it to apple to hive more ram to their device..... I don't bother how much you put under the hood... But if your performance and smoothness, downloading speed and everything is best, also battery life. Then i will choose snapdragon smartphone.
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X/X 08 April 2021 05:47
Correct. Numbers doesnt matter, when we talk about smoothness, peace of mind and stasifaction.
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somedude 15 April 2021 15:54
Bob , I have news for you , Ryzen is more expensive now days lol
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anonymous 18 April 2021 22:02
xyz72A9, xyz72A9, but then it would go through the battery even more since iphones have tiny batteries so going to 10w is not an option. plus it would generate a lot of heat
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Joniboi 20 February 2021 00:44
Hard to understand how people don't fully appreciate Android for its easy access to Google Assistant which is truly a game changer. iOS has it too, thanks to Google but it's not fully integrated and a user has to negotiate with Siri first which makes the whole experience a real hassle. I still use my OnePlus 6 like it's brand new (A10 and patiently awaiting A11). I can invoke Google Assistant when my phone is in my pocket and locked. A must feature that iOS can't really offer. Buying an iOS smartphone is basically for either the braindead or just for a very discriminating user. Siri is worthless, by the way.
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Gtgeek 21 March 2021 02:57
Agree with you Joniboi. .. Convenience of usage is paramount deal breaker for me...
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JoshS 24 March 2021 19:30
I'm still using my OnePlus 6T and i love it but that OnePlus 9 is looking really nice. I'd love to have the 9Pro but that's a little too expensive for me.
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Samuel debbarma 03 February 2021 11:27
Maybe you guys using Snapdragon 870 high tech processor or A13, you might use A14 or Snapdragon 888 but im still using iphone 5s, 1.3GHz dual-core Apple A7 processor. It comes with 1GB of RAM runs iOS 7 and is powered by a 1570mAh non-removable battery. hahah :) and also playing in this device free fire. funny isn't it? In future you have to sell your kidney for A14 bionic or M1. can not afford bro.
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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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Vicarious consumer 25 February 2021 15:42
The first part, I agree, but my last 3 phones were a s20 ultra, apple iphone 12 and a note 20 ultra. Any app that was specifically optimized by apple or the developer works great, if I ever tried a sketchy app I have no support and it glitches like crazy. The samsung's solution was just throw as much specifications it could into a phone and slightly optimized it, although a stupid solution, it works like a charm and even the sketchy apps that I use for virtualization control or network management actually works! I don't have to carry around a laptop! Ok, I will give you that most people don't need their phone to do that, but I didn't really see the point of owning a phone that has a terrible assistant (which used to be the industry standard RIP Siri), has such a bad screen (ok yeah im spoiled by samsung), and its main use is for snapchat and instagram.
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Anonymous 11 March 2021 13:40
Bud, the iphone may have a 60 Hz refresh but it has a 120 Hz sample touch rate that makes everything fluid. Andrioid is performance all out while apple is productivity and class all out. The same goes for a Mac and a windows machine. They both are targeted for different marktes and shouldn't be compared much. I prefer android becauee of the simple performance numbers and Qualcomm provides just that! A14 bionic has its own uses. More ram or no android takes alot to run rather than iOS and so it need much less ram. And also the amount of gaming options on iOS are not as vast as on android with google play, that's also a reason apple can make do with less ram and give competiton to the best flagships. It comes down to preference rather than numbers.
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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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169 30 January 2021 13:40
Pretty much right.But something is different. Apple doesn't manufacture displays for iphones, because they don't need to. Now imagine if apple manufactured there own displays for iphone, then the cost of the iphones will be so much that..............worth saying.
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Anonymous 12 February 2021 03:48
They can make high refresh screen but they don't want to kill their batting life even not. Enough in present iphones
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000 19 February 2021 20:23
Is 8k resolution even worth on only a 6" screen?
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JoshS 24 March 2021 19:34
000, Personally i think 1080p is all you need for a phone. i mean 1080p on a phone is way higher dpi than a 4k 55inch 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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AAA 20 February 2021 04:45
K30 Ultra has much weaker processor that’s why it doesn’t heat up as much and lose that much battery.
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Gg rovk 16 April 2021 06:14
AAA, Weaker means lose its cool
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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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AA_ 04 February 2021 01:22
Are you talking about 12PM? Cause that starts at $1100. You can actually get the A14 for $700 in 12 mini.
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Multiple 23 February 2021 22:34
AA_, Funny, even though it starts at $1100, headphones don't come with it, neither do any accessories. Everything else you have to buy separately, probably upping the cost to $1500 anyway.
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J... 04 March 2021 06:28
Multiple, No one uses included headphones anyway, so that’s a moot point
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Just Me 12 March 2021 01:44
J..., So true. I leave the charger and crappy headphones in the box and forget about them while I use my Sennheisers and standard lightning cable attached to my laptop. I'll take the phone for $1100 - no extra costs. :)
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Eee 25 March 2021 21:05
Multiple, This has aged well....
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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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Anonymous 11 March 2021 13:42
Optimisation will eventually come. Apple throughly optimises it before release.
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Bob 17 March 2021 17:45
No it doesnt. It has a better Total score
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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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Ha ha ha 30 January 2021 04:24
I think 60 Hz display ,notch display ,20 watt charger is 3 years ahead than 144 Hz display,punch hole,120 watt charger😂😅
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iphone vs apple 31 January 2021 20:28
only thing i have against apple is their lack of ports and prices. but now that samsung has removed sd, headphone jack and raised prices to $1k. i guess its time to get an iphone android has other options besides samsung but even pixel has no sd slot/jack, also never gets 865/888 flagship socs.
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Mash 01 February 2021 18:42
Ha ha ha, That was really Savage. 😀😁😂 ~Xiaomi fan😎
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Bruh 03 February 2021 23:45
Ha ha ha, What about Sharp Aquos Zero 2's 240hz, ZTE Axon 20 series's under display camera, and Oppo & Realme's fast charging 125W?
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Junaid 02 March 2021 01:43
Mash, Xiaomi software though🥴🥴
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bka 04 March 2021 22:43
Ha ha ha, welp the notch makes your camera and face id be jealous of it also the design its perfect way better than a hole in the middle of the display also most samsung are at 25w chargers and 60hz is samsung fault
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Bruh 09 March 2021 10:48
bka, So you're telling me that a giant box at the top of your screen is better than a tiny dot in the middle/edge of the upper part of the screen?
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Anonymous 11 March 2021 13:43
bka, In android the face is is way faster.
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Zab 25 March 2021 21:12
Anonymous, Yeah, sure. Having faster face unlock is better than not being able to unlock your phone using a picture.
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-_- 25 March 2021 21:21
Ha ha ha, First, why would you need 144hz when you peak out at 60fps -_-. Second, the notch is there to hold the face ID sensors, better than using cameras for face unlock. And okay, I agree. They could use a better charging speed, but it's not important to me as I only charge my phone in the night.
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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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Kyle 14 February 2021 07:34
Karan, They’ve included ProMotion in some iPad models
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Someone 27 February 2021 22:24
Kyle, 8k displays on a phone is basically impossible and plus it would at least triple the cost of the phone and apple is always slow on technological advancing as Android Display have a little punched out hole for the camera but the iPhones still have that horrible notch on top. So apple can probably make 120hz displays but they’re just too lazy lol
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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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ya ya ya 22 February 2021 10:52
everyone just say iphone is so expansive. i still use my iphone se 2016, i bought it on dec 2017, have change my battery 2 times by my self. it only cost $10 for a year. and i dont know why my iphone still run exactly same when i first time bought it. from that i start buy macbook 2015 on 2019 and iwatch 5 on 2020. I still use my SE first gen, because the new iphone so expensive, but i love my phone. very small and strong.
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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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drake 08 February 2021 23:00
android has gotten much better but if you prefer apple you stick with apple
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JoshS 24 March 2021 19:39
kerol, i love my OnePlus 6T but that new OnePlus 9 is calling to me.
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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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Tpp 08 March 2021 04:43
Person , And 888 kills gpu, connectivity and isp....also antutu
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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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drake 08 February 2021 22:52
I personally prefer android but i have to admit apple is better in some ways it just depends on what you want. If you want nice and simple go with apple – if you want to play around with features go android you choose the phone that you want.
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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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S6 runs kinda like an old computer 31 January 2021 23:18
As some guy above me said, not everyone has the A grade experience, especially with battery and/or software support. My S6 got a security update 1.5 months ago and didnt get anything for a long time before that. I have the S6 as a backup phone and i noticed it runs like and old laptop. If you turn it off for more than a day then, when you turn it back on again it'll lag for about 2 minutes before going back to totally normal performance and the battery life is (obviously) in the drain after nearly 6 years after being first activated
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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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Mika Zibanejad 19 March 2021 09:06
I don’t understand how you’re up to date on certain details about the iPhone but very far behind on others. Even the very first iPhone (2007) allowed 3rd party apps after a year on the market. Plus people were able to side load apps from day 1. The design literally changed in September 2020. They went with a new design on all the current models. The OS layout is not as customizable as Android, but it’s more customizable than ever. You can even create custom app icons, and completely change the look of the home screen. Don’t know of many flagships that still have SD card readers, it’s not 2013 anymore. There’s always card readers that plug into the lightning/usb c port. Dual sim (e-sim which is what most manufacturers are using now) has been available on iPhones since 2019. The accessories missing are pretty worthless anyways. It comes with a charge cable and that’s about all you need. If you don’t have a charge brick already then that means you didn’t have a smartphone or any device before, which would be quite strange. Watch every major manufacturer copy Apple on this. Samsung already is with their next phones (rummored). They won’t come with accessories. About product support/security updates, iPhones are supported for up to 6 years. Android phones are lucky to get updates after 2 years. I’ve had many and known of many devices that are completely forgotten about by the company after less than 2 years.
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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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Mika Zibanejad 19 March 2021 09:09
You can do this on iOS now. You can completely customize the look and download themes, custom icons, you name it. iOS 14 added all this. Also, I side load apps all the time. If you have a Mac, you can really easily side load apps on an iPhone.
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Ayden Slade 20 March 2021 03:33
Mika Zibanejad, This. Android is no longer the best in the market for emulation either. Sideloading is very viable.
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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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Groder 15 March 2021 18:42
Sam, I'm not a software engineer or anything, but as someone who's switched between OxygenOS and IOS in the span of the last year I can say I vastly prefer Android, for the reasons that people seem to prefer apple. Obv it depends on which OS you get, but in my experience Android is more organized and efficient than apple (E.g. deleting an image taking one touch instead of 2, instant access to wallpaper settings with a long press, long pressing in the control center to go to the settings app, being able to place apps and widgets wherever, and an actually organized settings menu, etc.). Android does have less flare in terms of animations and such, however I still find it to be much faster for everyday use compared to apple (and many of the shortcomings, if found, can be solved through customization). Also, this is more of a preference thing, but the way Android integrates with google services is very seamless, almost to apple levels with their own services IMO. Not to mention that backups and account management are MUCH faster and simpler with google, I'm talking about someone with an entire family of apple users who have ALL had some account problem with their iPhone. Really it's a preference thing, but Apple has a lot of downsides that don't just come down to hardware and lack of customization, and it's weird ppl don't talk about this more.
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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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Android 30 January 2021 15:21
Gray, Yes and you can compare $600 Android to $1200 iphones and still Android offer more but cheaper
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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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Key 30 January 2021 15:24
David Hasslehoff, Butt its overpriced just for what?
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People don't understand stuff quite like you do 31 January 2021 23:31
So true. People who say android devices don't last a year whilst various iPhone models *Cough cough iPhone 6s/7* always need battery replacements are blinded by... bs. Almost everyone i know who owns an iPhone 7 has either replaced their battery on it at some point or have/had massive battery life problems less than 3 years after getting the phone and about half of the people i know with iPhone 6s have had the same things. Meanwhile me and varios people have had samsung phones from 2013-2020 and i have never seen anyone need a battery replacement on one of these. My old S6 was used for a solid 6 years and was only decommissioned 5 months ago and still runs pretty good and battery life is fine considering the phone is, and i repeat, 6 YEARS OLD. An iPhone from that time would have already had its battery degraded to an unusable level capacity overtime but not my fighter S6.
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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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guest_946 31 January 2021 23:40
Get your facts straight. My samsung galaxy S6 still runs perfectly fine after nearly 6 years of use and, even tho the battery has obviously had massive degradation after 6 years since i haven't changed the battery. App support is surprisingly good. My S6 still has only android 7 but gets the all of the newest games providing the phone is powerful enough/ has had the game released for it. Maybe even iOS 12 wouldn't get the newest games and apps in a few select cases. An iPhone 6 would run a lot slower than my s6 and iPhone 6s would have much bigger battery problems
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Dan 20 February 2021 06:31
Rickcn, I bought a phone from Woolworths in 1981 for $19.00. Worked great for 35 years. I miss that phone.
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