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Apple A15 Bionic vs Apple A16 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Apple A15 Bionic vs Apple A16 Bionic

Comparisons   14-09-2022
   Comprehensive compare data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Apple A16 Bionic, examination of graphics chips (GPU). A thorough analysis of all the technical characteristics, so that it can be easier to understand, is made by the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in special testing software like PCMark, Neocore, PassMark, 3DMark, Vellamo, AnTuTu, Geekbench, Quadrant, GFXBench, even the gaming performance of chipsets in Minecraft, Fortnite, Madout2, GTA, Call of Duty, PUBG, Asphalt 9 etc.
   After looking at the data of joint tests and videos, you already be able to know which processors is better to buy A15 Bionic or A16 Bionic.


 
Apple A15 Bionic
Apple A16 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% A16 Bionic95%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic92% A16 Bionic93%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic93% A16 Bionic96%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic A16 Bionic
Total score841983994406
CPU235753278424
GPU319963377874
MEM134709159102
UX151566179002

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic A16 Bionic
Single-Core17161903
Multi-Core47325589

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic A16 Bionic
Frequency3232 MHz3460 MHz
Cores66
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm4 nm
Transistors count15800 millions16000 millions
Core configuration2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
2x3.46 GHz ARM
4x2.02 GHz ARM
Power consumption (TDP)5 W5 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x, LPDDR5LPDDR5
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency28003200
Memory bandwidth9296
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB2 MB
L2 cache4 MB8 MB
L3 cache32 MB64 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.5ARMv9
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A16 Bionic is 6% better than A15 Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A15 Bionic GPUApple A16 Bionic
GPU Frequency3232 MHz3460 MHz
GFloPS2989.133200
# of Cores55
# of Shader Units
Display2796 x 1290 pixels2796 x 1290 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 Mobile32.237.2
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.5118.2
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.569.1
Call of Duty: Mobile55.664.4
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.2100.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.9145.3
Real Racing 3119.6141.5
Sniper 3D131.4155.1
Need for Speed No Limits83.198.4
Mortal Kombat X86.9101.4
CSR Racing 271.385.4
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 MP48 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPApple ISP
Video Encoding FPS120120
Video Encoding resolution8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD8K, 4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10Dolby Vision, H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, HDR10+, HLG, HDR10


Networks and Navigation
Modem5G Modem5G Modem
Download speed7000 MBit/s.9000 MBit/s.
Upload speed5000 MBit/s.7000 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, NavIC, GLONASS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, GPS, SBAS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, GNSSNavIC enabled, GNSS, NavIC, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, QZSS, SBAS, Beidou
NFC supportNoNo
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 0
The number of parameters for which Apple A16 Bionic is better: 32
   Please note that you do not need to sightlessly trust the automatic comparison of the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of joint testing and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs, 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
A16 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 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 Apple A12Z Bionic
• 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


A16 Bionic SoC Comparisons
• 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 Samsung Exynos 2200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• 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 Apple A12Z Bionic
• 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
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