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Apple A16 Bionic vs Apple A12X Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Apple A16 Bionic vs Apple A12X Bionic

Comparisons   13-09-2022
   Detailed comparison data of Apple A16 Bionic vs Apple A12X Bionic, examination of graphics chips (GPU). A careful review of all the specifications, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in special test applications like Vellamo, 3DMark, PCMark, Quadrant, GFXBench, Geekbench, AnTuTu, Neocore, PassMark, even the gaming performance of SoCs in Fortnite, Madout2, GTA, Asphalt 9, Minecraft, PUBG, Call of Duty etc.
   After looking at the data of all tests and videos, you already be able to understand which CPU is better to buy A16 Bionic or A12X Bionic.


 
Apple A16 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
A16 Bionic95% A12X Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A16 Bionic93% A12X Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A16 Bionic96% A12X Bionic97%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A16 Bionic A12X Bionic
Total score994406673441
CPU278424188568
GPU377874255916
MEM159102107748
UX179002121209

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A16 Bionic A12X Bionic
Single-Core19031152
Multi-Core55894435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A16 Bionic A12X Bionic
Frequency3460 MHz2490 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm7 nm
Transistors count16000 millions10000 millions
Core configuration2x3.46 GHz ARM
4x2.02 GHz ARM
4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)5 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency32002133
Memory bandwidth9642
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB48 KB
L2 cache8 MB4 MB
L3 cache64 MB8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv9ARMv8.4-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A16 Bionic is 28% better than A12X Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A16 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 A16 BionicApple A12X Bionic
GPU Frequency3460 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS32001360
# 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 Mobile37.226.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)118.279.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra69.148.9
Call of Duty: Mobile64.444.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)100.168.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition145.399.3
Real Racing 3141.585.6
Sniper 3D155.163.6
Need for Speed No Limits98.478.2
Mortal Kombat X101.456.2
CSR Racing 285.463.6
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 resolution48 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 speed9000 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed7000 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, GNSS, NavIC, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, QZSS, SBAS, BeidouGalileo, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A16 Bionic is better: 34
The number of parameters for which Apple A12X Bionic is better: 7
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the software comparison of the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of joint 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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