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Apple A15 Bionic vs Apple A12X Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Apple A15 Bionic vs Apple A12X Bionic

Comparisons   14-09-2022
   Comprehensive compare data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Apple A12X Bionic, testing of graphics chips (GPU). A careful review of all the technical characteristics, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in synthetic type tests like PassMark, GFXBench, Neocore, PCMark, AnTuTu, Vellamo, Quadrant, 3DMark, Geekbench, and how good the chipsets are in games Fortnite, GTA, Asphalt 9, Call of Duty, Minecraft, PUBG, Madout2 etc.
   After looking at the data of joint tests and videos, you already be able to figure out which SoCs is better to buy A15 Bionic or A12X Bionic.


 
Apple A15 Bionic
Apple A12X 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
A15 Bionic92% A12X Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic92% A12X Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic93% A12X Bionic97%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic A12X Bionic
Total score841983673441
CPU235753188568
GPU319963255916
MEM134709107748
UX151566121209

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic A12X Bionic
Single-Core17161152
Multi-Core47324435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic A12X Bionic
Frequency3232 MHz2490 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count15800 millions10000 millions
Core configuration2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)5 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x, LPDDR5LPDDR4X
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency28002133
Memory bandwidth9242
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB48 KB
L2 cache4 MB4 MB
L3 cache32 MB8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.5ARMv8.4-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A15 Bionic is 22% better than A12X Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A15 Bionic has 2 more core than A12X Bionic. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A15 Bionic GPUApple A12X Bionic
GPU Frequency3232 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS2989.131360
# of Cores57
# of Shader Units
Display2796 x 1290 pixels2732 x 2048 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 Mobile32.226.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.579.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.548.9
Call of Duty: Mobile55.644.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.268.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.999.3
Real Racing 3119.685.6
Sniper 3D131.463.6
Need for Speed No Limits83.178.2
Mortal Kombat X86.956.2
CSR Racing 271.363.6
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 FPS120960
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10Dolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
Modem5G ModemIntel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed7000 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed5000 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, NavIC, GLONASS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, GPS, SBAS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, GNSSGalileo, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 32
The number of parameters for which Apple A12X Bionic is better: 7
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel comparison and hear what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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• Antutu 8
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