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Apple M1 vs Apple A12X Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Apple M1 vs Apple A12X Bionic

Comparisons   14-05-2021
   Detailed compare data of Apple M1 vs Apple A12X Bionic, examination of graphics processors (GPU). A careful review of all the specifications of the chips, to make it easier to read, is summarized in the table. From the video comparison, you can get the results of joint testing in software tests like 3DMark, Quadrant, Geekbench, Neocore, Vellamo, GFXBench, PCMark, PassMark, AnTuTu, even the gaming performance of SoCs in Madout2, Call of Duty, Fortnite, Asphalt 9, GTA, PUBG, Minecraft etc.
   After looking at the data these tests and videos, you already be able to know which CPU is better to buy M1 or A12X Bionic.

 
Apple M1
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
M199% A12X Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
M199% A12X Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
M199% A12X Bionic97%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
M1 A12X Bionic
Total score1204017673441
CPU179367188899
GPU371998344837
MEM9524265022
UX7521777176

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
M1 A12X Bionic
Single-Core18071152
Multi-Core76914435

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
M1 A12X Bionic
Frequency3200 MHz2490 MHz
Cores88
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count16000 millions10000 millions
Core configuration4x3.2 GHz Firestorm
4x2.0 GHz Icestorm
4x2.49GHz Vortex
4x1.6 GHz Tempest
Power consumption (TDP)5 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
Max. Memory32 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency26662133
Memory bandwidth6442
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache48 KB48 KB
L2 cache4 MB4 MB
L3 cache12 MB8 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.4-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here M1 is 22% better than A12X Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple M1Apple A12X Bionic
GPU Frequency3200 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS26001360
# of Cores87
# of Shader Units128
Display2732 x 2048 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 Mobile26.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)79.8
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra48.9
Call of Duty: Mobile44.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)68.1
Minecraft: Pocket Edition99.3
Real Racing 385.6
Sniper 3D63.6
Need for Speed No Limits78.2
Mortal Kombat X56.2
CSR Racing 263.6
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 resolution24 MP12 MP
Dual Camera resolution24 MP12 MP
Image Signal Processor (ISP)Apple ISPApple ISP
Video Encoding FPS960960
Video Encoding resolution4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD4K (Ultra HD), 2K, FullHD
Codec supportDolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9Dolby Vision, H.265 (HEVC), HDR10+, HLG, HDR10, H.264 (AVC), VP8, VP9


Networks and Navigation
ModemSnapdragon X80 5GIntel XMM 7560 LTE
Download speed9500 MBit/s.1000 MBit/s.
Upload speed6000 MBit/s.350 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, GLONASS, GPS, BeidouGalileo, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple M1 is better: 21
The number of parameters for which Apple A12X Bionic is better: 14
   You need to understand that you should not sightlessly trust the software comparison of the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel comparison and hear what people think who really appreciated the capabilities of both chipsets, as well as read the test results at the links below.
• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile


CPU Versus Battle
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• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 Vs Apple M1
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus Vs Apple M1
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Vs Apple M1
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Vs Apple M1
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 Vs Apple M1
• Samsung Exynos 2200 Vs Apple M1
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 895 Vs Apple M1
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro Vs Apple M1
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Apple M1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875

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


CPU Versus Battle
• Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Samsung Exynos 2200 Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 895 Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Snapdragon 875 Vs A12X Bionic
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