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Apple A14 Bionic vs Apple A12 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Apple A14 Bionic vs Apple A12 Bionic

Comparisons   11-03-2021
   So, which chip or processor is better? Comprehensive compare data of benchmarks Apple A14 Bionic vs Apple A12 Bionic, speed examination of GPUs Apple A12 Bionic and Apple A14 Bionic.

   This performance comparison includes two processors: A14 Bionic is gexa-core (Icestorm) and A12 Bionic is gexa-core (Vortex). Both processors went through battery life test and power consumption test. A careful review of all the specifications, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table.

   From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint benchmarking in special testing software such as Neocore, Octane V2, AnTuTu, WebXPRT 3, GFXBench, Geekbench 5, Mozilla Kraken, PCMark, Vellamo, Quadrant, 3DMark, PassMark, even the gaming performance of chipsets in Real Racing 3, PUBG, Call of Duty: Mobile, Fortnite, Minecraft Bedrock, Mortal Kombat, Sniper 3D, Garena Free Fire - The Cobra etc.

   After reading the results of parallel benchmarks and videos, you already be able to know which CPU is better to buy A14 Bionic or A12 Bionic and which chip is better for gaming: CSR Racing 2, Need for Speed No Limits, Madout2, Asphalt 9.

 
Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A12 Bionic

Summary benchmark results

As a percentage of the maximum value based on a sample from the entire base of all processors

CPU Benchmark
Based on Antutu and Geekbench score
A14 Bionic96% A12 Bionic81%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A14 Bionic92% A12 Bionic77%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A14 Bionic90% A12 Bionic76%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A14 Bionic A12 Bionic
Total score571583419987
CPU177628177628
GPU207069205059
MEM110157107909
UX10184394009

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A14 Bionic A12 Bionic
Single-Core1621900
Multi-Core41802970

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A14 Bionic A12 Bionic
Frequency3000 MHz2490 MHz
Cores66
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count11800000 millions6900 millions
Core configuration8x3 GHz Icestorm
4x1.8 GHz Firestorm
2x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)6 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
Max. Memory6 Gb12 Gb
Memory Frequency42662133
Memory bandwidth42.734.1
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache128 KB
L2 cache8 MB
L3 cache8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A14 Bionic is 17% better than A12 Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A14 BionicApple A12 Bionic
GPU Frequency3000 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS1480586
# of Cores44
# of Shader Units
Display2732 x 2048 pixels2688 x 1242 pixels
The frequency of the GPU does not always directly indicate its performance. To fully evaluate all the capabilities of a graphics chip, you should take into account the number of Shader Units and Cores, as well as how many GFlops it has.

Gaming benchmark
Fortnite Mobile28.827.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)60.954.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra56.356.3
Call of Duty: Mobile57.540.9
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)47.545.3
Minecraft: Pocket Edition74.874.5
Real Racing 398.584.5
Sniper 3D73.2107
Need for Speed No Limits67.667.6
Mortal Kombat X73.264.7
CSR Racing 267.678.8
The numbers in this table indicate the maximum FPS that was received on the device with the corresponding processor. Depending on the configuration of the gadget and graphics quality settings (Ultra, Medium, Normal), the results may differ quite significantly. We recommend that you better study the results of the Antutu 8 and GeekBench 5.2 becnmarks.

Cameras
Camera resolution12 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPApple ISP
Video Encoding FPS960960
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9Dolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemSnapdragon X60 5GIntel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed7500 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed3000 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, GalileoGalileo, GLONASS, Beidou, GPS
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A14 Bionic is better: 27
The number of parameters for which Apple A12 Bionic is better: 5
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full benchmark video of joint comparison and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chips A14 Bionic and A12 Bionic, as well as read the test results at the links below.
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• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
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• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


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CPU Versus Battle
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