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Apple A15 Bionic vs Google Tensor benchmark which processor is better

Apple A15 Bionic vs Google Tensor

Comparisons   14-09-2022
   Comprehensive compare data of Apple A15 Bionic vs Google Tensor, testing of graphics chips (GPU). A thorough analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to understand, is summarized in the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in special testing software such as Geekbench, PCMark, GFXBench, Neocore, AnTuTu, Quadrant, PassMark, 3DMark, Vellamo, and how good the SoCs are in games Minecraft, Fortnite, Asphalt 9, GTA, Madout2, PUBG, Call of Duty etc.
   After reading the results of parallel tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which CPU is better to buy A15 Bionic or Tensor.


 
Apple A15 Bionic
Google Tensor

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% Tensor99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A15 Bionic92% Tensor84%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A15 Bionic93% Tensor94%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A15 Bionic Tensor
Total score841983798643
CPU235753223623
GPU319963303478
MEM134709127772
UX151566143757

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A15 Bionic Tensor
Single-Core17161045
Multi-Core47322869

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A15 Bionic Tensor
Frequency3232 MHz2800 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm5 nm
Transistors count15800 millions
Core configuration2x3.23 GHz Avalanche
4x1.86 GHz Blizzard
2x2.8 GHz Cortex-X1
2x2.26 GHz Cortex-A76
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)5 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR4x, LPDDR5LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency28003200
Memory bandwidth9251.2
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB1 MB
L2 cache4 MB2 MB
L3 cache32 MB8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.5ARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A15 Bionic is 13% better than Tensor in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A15 Bionic has 2 more core than Tensor. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple A15 Bionic GPUMali-G78 MP22
GPU Frequency3232 MHz650 MHz
GFloPS2989.13986
# of Cores522
# of Shader Units
Display2796 x 1290 pixels4096 x 2160 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 Mobile32.231.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)99.594.7
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra59.556.1
Call of Duty: Mobile55.652.6
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)85.280.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition123.9116.7
Real Racing 3119.6113.9
Sniper 3D131.4124.5
Need for Speed No Limits83.179.3
Mortal Kombat X86.982.4
CSR Racing 271.368.3
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 MP240 MP
Dual Camera resolution12 MP48 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPHybrid Exynos + Google ISP
Video Encoding FPS12060
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 ModemExynos Modem 5123
Download speed7000 MBit/s.7350 MBit/s.
Upload speed5000 MBit/s.3670 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, NavIC, GLONASS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, GPS, SBAS, Dual frequency GNSS, Beidou, GNSSBeidou, NavIC, GNSS, GPS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, Dual frequency GNSS, SBAS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A15 Bionic is better: 29
The number of parameters for which Google Tensor is better: 11
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the software comparison of the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel comparison and listen to what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs, as well as read the test results at the links below.
A15 Bionic SoC - all data

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


Tensor SoC Comparisons
• 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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