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Apple M1 vs Apple A12Z Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Apple M1 vs Apple A12Z Bionic

Comparisons   14-05-2021
   Comprehensive compare data of Apple M1 vs Apple A12Z Bionic, testing of graphics chips (GPU). A thorough review of all the specifications, to make it easier to understand, is made by the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of parallel examination in software tests such as GFXBench, PCMark, AnTuTu, Neocore, Geekbench, Vellamo, Quadrant, PassMark, 3DMark, even the gaming performance of chipsets in Asphalt 9, Madout2, GTA, Minecraft, Call of Duty, PUBG, Fortnite etc.
   After reading the results of parallel tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which processors is better to buy M1 or A12Z Bionic.

 
Apple M1
Apple A12Z 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% A12Z Bionic99%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
M199% A12Z Bionic99%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
M199% A12Z Bionic95%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
M1 A12Z Bionic
Total score1204017729707
CPU179367179367
GPU371998371998
MEM9524295242
UX7521775217

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
M1 A12Z Bionic
Single-Core18071332
Multi-Core76914661

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
M1 A12Z 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 A12Z 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 A12Z Bionic
GPU Frequency3200 MHz2500 MHz
GFloPS26001486
# of Cores88
# 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 Mobile28.8
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)86.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra52.4
Call of Duty: Mobile48.4
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)74.9
Minecraft: Pocket Edition107.7
Real Racing 3104.8
Sniper 3D115.3
Need for Speed No Limits62.9
Mortal Kombat X83.8
CSR Racing 268.1
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, BeidouBeidou, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple M1 is better: 18
The number of parameters for which Apple A12Z Bionic is better: 12
   You need to understand that you should not blindly trust the automatic comparison of the table. You can watch video from beginning to end of parallel testing and listen to what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both CPUs think, and also read the test results on the links under the article.
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