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Apple A16 Bionic vs Google Tensor benchmark which processor is better

Apple A16 Bionic vs Google Tensor

Comparisons   13-09-2022
   Comprehensive comparison data of Apple A16 Bionic vs Google Tensor, examination of graphics processors (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the specifications, to make it easier to read, is presented in the form of the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in software tests like Geekbench, PCMark, Neocore, GFXBench, AnTuTu, PassMark, 3DMark, Quadrant, Vellamo, and how good the chips are in games PUBG, Madout2, GTA, Minecraft, Asphalt 9, Fortnite, Call of Duty etc.
   After looking at the data these tests and videos, you already be able to know which processors is better to buy A16 Bionic or Tensor.


 
Apple A16 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
A16 Bionic95% Tensor99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
A16 Bionic93% Tensor84%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
A16 Bionic96% Tensor94%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
A16 Bionic Tensor
Total score994406798643
CPU278424223623
GPU377874303478
MEM159102127772
UX179002143757

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
A16 Bionic Tensor
Single-Core19031045
Multi-Core55892869

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
A16 Bionic Tensor
Frequency3460 MHz2800 MHz
Cores68
Bit6464
Lithography4 nm5 nm
Transistors count16000 millions
Core configuration2x3.46 GHz ARM
4x2.02 GHz ARM
2x2.8 GHz Cortex-X1
2x2.26 GHz Cortex-A76
4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55
Power consumption (TDP)5 W10 W
Memory typeLPDDR5LPDDR5 (Quad Channel)
Max. Memory16 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency32003200
Memory bandwidth9651.2
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache2 MB1 MB
L2 cache8 MB2 MB
L3 cache64 MB8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv9ARMv8.2-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here A16 Bionic is 19% better than Tensor in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that A16 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 A16 BionicMali-G78 MP22
GPU Frequency3460 MHz650 MHz
GFloPS3200986
# 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 Mobile37.231.4
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)118.294.7
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra69.156.1
Call of Duty: Mobile64.452.6
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)100.180.6
Minecraft: Pocket Edition145.3116.7
Real Racing 3141.5113.9
Sniper 3D155.1124.5
Need for Speed No Limits98.479.3
Mortal Kombat X101.482.4
CSR Racing 285.468.3
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 resolution48 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 speed9000 MBit/s.7350 MBit/s.
Upload speed7000 MBit/s.3670 MBit/s.
NavigationNavIC enabled, GNSS, NavIC, Dual frequency GNSS, GLONASS, Galileo, GPS, QZSS, SBAS, BeidouBeidou, NavIC, GNSS, GPS, NavIC enabled, QZSS, Dual frequency GNSS, SBAS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC supportNoYes
5G supportYesYes


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple A16 Bionic is better: 31
The number of parameters for which Google Tensor is better: 9
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the automatic comparison of the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of joint testing and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
A16 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


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 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 Apple A15 Bionic


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 A15 Bionic
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