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Apple M1 vs Apple A13 Bionic benchmark which processor is better

Apple M1 vs Apple A13 Bionic

Comparisons   14-05-2021
   Full testing data of Apple M1 vs Apple A13 Bionic, compare of graphics processors (GPU). A step-by-step analysis of all the technical characteristics of the chipsets, to make it easier to read, is made by the table. From the comparison video, you can get the results of joint testing in special test applications such as Vellamo, AnTuTu, 3DMark, Quadrant, PassMark, GFXBench, Neocore, Geekbench, PCMark, and how good the SoCs are in games Asphalt 9, Call of Duty, PUBG, Minecraft, GTA, Madout2, Fortnite etc.
   After reading the results of joint tests and videos, you can already make an informed decision about which SoCs is better to buy M1 or A13 Bionic.


 
Apple M1
Apple A13 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
M1100% A13 Bionic93%

Battery life test
Power Consumption efficiency (how quickly the processor reduces the battery charge)
M1100% A13 Bionic79%

Gaming performance
Which CPU is better for gaming
M1100% A13 Bionic86%

Antutu 8

Antutu benchmark separately tests the performance of the CPU, GPU, and memory speed
M1 A13 Bionic
Total score1204017521807
CPU337129146108
GPU457523198279
MEM19263883491
UX21673193922

GeekBench 5.2

This benchmark shows Multi-threaded and Single-threaded processor performance
M1 A13 Bionic
Single-Core18071111
Multi-Core76913444

Comparison of specifications
CPU and Memory
M1 A13 Bionic
Frequency3200 MHz2660 MHz
Cores86
Bit6464
Lithography5 nm7 nm
Transistors count16000 millions8500 millions
Core configuration4x3.2 GHz Firestorm
4x2.0 GHz Icestorm
2x2.66 GHz Icestorm
4x1.6 GHz Firestorm
Power consumption (TDP)5 W6 W
Memory typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
Max. Memory32 Gb16 Gb
Memory Frequency26664266
Memory bandwidth64
Neural Processor (NPU)YesYes
L1 cache48 KB48 KB
L2 cache4 MB4 MB
L3 cache12 MB
Instruction set architecture (ISA)ARMv8.4-AARMv8.3-A
In this comparison block, you should pay attention to the differences in clock speed and the number of cores. Here M1 is 16% better than A13 Bionic in terms of CPU frequency. Another difference is that M1 has -2 more core than A13 Bionic. Also keep in mind that high CPU frequency affects battery life through power consumption.

GPU and Media
GPUApple M1Apple A13 Bionic
GPU Frequency3200 MHz2600 MHz
GFloPS2600786
# of Cores84
# of Shader Units128
Display2732 x 2048 pixels2688 x 1242 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 Mobile46.162.6
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG Mobile)142.756.5
Garena Free Fire - The Cobra85.762.9
Call of Duty: Mobile78.762.1
Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5 Mobile)122.150.7
Minecraft: Pocket Edition176.276.4
Real Racing 3171.6125.8
Sniper 3D188.1138.4
Need for Speed No Limits119.388.1
Mortal Kombat X123.4100.6
CSR Racing 2102.781.8
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 7660 LTE
Download speed9500 MBit/s.1600 MBit/s.
Upload speed6000 MBit/s.225 MBit/s.
NavigationGalileo, GLONASS, GPS, BeidouGPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou
NFC supportYesYes
5G supportYesNo


Result:
The number of parameters for which Apple M1 is better: 37
The number of parameters for which Apple A13 Bionic is better: 2
   Please note that you do not need to blindly trust the software comparison of the table. It is better to just watch the full video of parallel comparison and hear what those who really appreciated the capabilities of both SoCs think, as well as read the test results at the links below.
M1 SoC - all data

• Devices lists
• Benchmarks
• PUBG mobile
• Fortnite Mobile
• Antutu 8
• 3DMark
• GeekBench 5 mobile
A13 Bionic SoC - all data

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


M1 SoC Comparisons
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 875
• Vs Apple A12Z Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
• Vs Samsung Exynos 1080
• Vs Apple A12X Bionic
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
• Vs Apple A14 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
• Vs Samsung Exynos 990
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 1200 Max
• 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 G3x Gen 1
• 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
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Apple M1 Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G


A13 Bionic SoC Comparisons
• Vs Snapdragon 875
• Vs Snapdragon 750G
• Vs Dimensity 1000L
• Vs A14 Bionic
• Vs Snapdragon 865
• Vs Snapdragon 865 Plus
• Vs Exynos 2100
• Vs A12X Bionic
• Vs Exynos 1080
• Vs Kirin 9000E
• Vs Kirin 9000
• Vs Snapdragon 888
• Vs A12Z Bionic
• Vs Exynos 990
• Vs Dimensity 1000 Plus
• Vs Kirin 990 5G
• Vs Kirin 990E
• Vs Dimensity 1000C
• Vs Kirin 985
• Vs A12 Bionic
• Vs Dimensity 820
• Vs Exynos 9 9820
• Vs Kirin 820 5G
• Vs Exynos 9825
• Vs Kirin 980
• Vs Snapdragon 768G
• Vs Dimensity 800
• Vs Snapdragon 690 5G
• Vs Snapdragon 855 Plus
• Vs Dimensity 800U
• Vs Dimensity 720 5G
• Vs Helio G95
• Vs Snapdragon 765G
• Vs Snapdragon 855
• Vs Snapdragon 732G
• Vs Helio G90
• Vs Snapdragon 845 SDM845
• Vs Helio G90T
• Vs Tiger T710
• Vs Kirin 810
• Vs Tiger T7510
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
• Vs Samsung Exynos 2000
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1100
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1200
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 700
• Vs HiSilicon KIRIN 820E 5G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 775G
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 900
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Pro
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 898
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8c
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 860
• Vs Unisoc T770 Tanggula
• Vs Mediatek Dimensity 810
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 895
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
• 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 Samsung Exynos 1280
• Vs HiSilicon Kirin 9000L
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1050
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 930
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Max
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 800T
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 1380
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 820
• Vs MediaTek Kompanio 828
• Vs MediaTek Helio G99
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8000-Max
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1
• Vs Google Tensor G2
• Vs Apple A15 Bionic
• Vs Apple A16 Bionic
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 8100-Ultra
• Vs Apple M2
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 1080
• Vs MediaTek Dimensity 9200
• Vs Qualcomm Snapdargon 782G
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