vs
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939
Top 25%3,671 points
Top 25%
Top 24%3,715 points
Top 24%
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939
Top specs and features

Apple A9X vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939: 17 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

2.65x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 2.26GHz
MediaTek Helio X30: 2 x 2.6 & 4 x 2.2 & 4 x 1.9GHz
8 x 1.5GHz

2. Has integrated LTE

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939
36% have it

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
16nm
Apple A12 Bionic: 7nm
28nm

4. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939
89% have it

5. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
70% have it

6. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
87% have it

7. Has out-of-order execution

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
37% have it

8. bits executed at a time

NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.
128
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439: 128
128(ARM Cortex-A53)

9. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
94% have it

10. VFP version

Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.
4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439: 4
4(ARM Cortex-A53)

11. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
76% have it

12. Has TrustZone

A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
65% have it

13. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939(ARM Cortex-A53)
63% have it

14. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: 4
1

15. OpenGL ES version

OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
3.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 439: 3.2
3.1(Qualcomm Adreno 405)

16. OpenCL version

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.
1.2
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H: 2.2
1.2(Qualcomm Adreno 405)

17. Supports ECC memory

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.
Apple A9X
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939
5% have it

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