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Apple A15 Bionic vs Apple A12Z Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Apple A15 Bionic vs Apple A12Z Bionic

Comparisons   14-09-2022
   Detailed comparison data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Apple A12Z Bionic, examination of graphics chips (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the technical characteristics, to make it easier to read, is made by the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of parallel examination in synthetic type tests like Quadrant, 3DMark, GFXBench, Geekbench, Vellamo, Neocore, PassMark, PCMark, AnTuTu, even the gaming performance of processors in GTA, Fortnite, PUBG, Madout2, Asphalt 9, Call of Duty, Minecraft etc.
   After reading the results of parallel tests and videos, you can already make an briefed decision about which chipset is better to buy A15 Bionic or A12Z Bionic.


 
Apple A15 Bionic
Apple A12Z 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% A12Z Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic92% A12Z Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic93% A12Z Bionic95%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic A12Z Bionic
Total score841983729707
CPU235753204317
GPU319963277290
MEM134709116753
UX151566131357

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic A12Z Bionic
Single-Core17161332
Multi-Core47324661

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic A12Z 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 A12Z Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A15 Bionic has 2 more core than A12Z Bionic. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A15 Bionic GPUApple A12Z Bionic
GPU Frequency3232 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS2989.131486
# of Cores58
# 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 Mobile32.228.8
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.586.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.552.4
Call of Duty: Mobile55.648.4
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.274.9
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.9107.7
Real Racing 3119.6104.8
Sniper 3D131.4115.3
Need for Speed No Limits83.162.9
Mortal Kombat X86.983.8
CSR Racing 271.368.1
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, GNSSBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 32
The number of parameters for which Apple A12Z Bionic is better: 7
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison on the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel testing and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both CPUs think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
A15 Bionic SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
A12Z Bionic SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


A15 Bionic SoC Comparisons
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs Google Tensor
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L


A12Z Bionic SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• Vs A13 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000C
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 985
• Vs Apple A12 Bionic
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 820
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9 9820
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 9825
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 980
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 800U
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Apple M1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 900T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1300T
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1300
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
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