Note: The information shown below is based on a pre-sample. Technical details or benchmark results may be different in the final version of this processor.

Apple A15 Bionic - Benchmark, Test and Specs

Apple A15 Bionic

CPU generation and familyCPU generation and family

Name: Apple A15 Bionic Segment: Mobile
Family: Apple A series Generation: 15
CPU group: Apple A15
Predecessor: Apple A14 Bionic Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

Frequency: 3.20 GHz CPU Cores: 6
Turbo (1 Core): No turbo CPU Threads: 6
Turbo (6 Cores): No turbo
Hyperthreading: No Overclocking: No
Core architecture: hybrid (big.LITTLE)
A core: 2x Avalanche B core: 4x Blizzard
C core: --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

GPU name: Apple A15 (5 GPU Cores)
GPU frequency: 1.80 GHz GPU (Turbo): 3.20 GHz
Execution units: 5 Shader: 0
Max. GPU Memory: 8 GB Max. displays: 3
Generation: 12 DirectX Version:
Technology: 5 nm Release date: Q3/2021

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode
AVC: Decode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

Memory type: LPDDR4X-4266 Max. Memory: 8 GB
ECC: No Memory channels: 2
PCIe version: PCIe lanes:

EncryptionEncryption

AES-NI: No

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

TDP (PL1): 8.5 W TDP up: --
TDP (PL2): -- TDP down: --
Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit) Virtualization: None
ISA extensions:
L2-Cache: 8.00 MB L3-Cache: --
Architecture: A15 Technology: 5 nm
Socket: N/A Release date: Q3/2021
Part Number: --

Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Used in: Apple iPad mini (6. Gen)
Apple iPhone 13 mini
Apple iPhone 13
Apple iPhone 13 Pro
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Apple M1X Apple M1X
12x 3.35 GHz
1811
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Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
1794
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Intel Core i7-11700KF Intel Core i7-11700KF
8x 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
1794
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Apple A15 Bionic Apple A15 Bionic
6x 3.20 GHz
1742
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Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6x 3.90 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1721
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Intel Core i7-11700F Intel Core i7-11700F
8x 2.50 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1721
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Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6x 3.90 GHz (4.90 GHz) HT
1721
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4
10x 2.40 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
4669
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Apple A12X Bionic Apple A12X Bionic
8x 1.59 GHz (2.49 GHz)
4657
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Apple A12Z Bionic Apple A12Z Bionic
8x 1.59 GHz (2.49 GHz)
4657
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Apple A15 Bionic Apple A15 Bionic
6x 3.20 GHz
4645
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Intel Core i7-8850H Intel Core i7-8850H
6x 2.60 GHz (4.30 GHz) HT
4644
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Intel Xeon W-2125 Intel Xeon W-2125
4x 4.00 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
4636
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Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
6x 2.20 GHz (4.10 GHz) HT
4635
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

AMD Ryzen 5 3500C AMD Ryzen 5 3500C
AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics @ 1.20 GHz
1229
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AMD Ryzen 5 3500U AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics @ 1.20 GHz
1229
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AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U
AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics @ 1.20 GHz
1229
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Apple A15 Bionic Apple A15 Bionic
Apple A15 (5 GPU Cores) @ 3.20 GHz
1224
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Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1545M v5
Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580 @ 1.05 GHz
1210
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Intel Core i7-6970HQ Intel Core i7-6970HQ
Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580 @ 1.05 GHz
1210
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Intel Core i7-10810U Intel Core i7-10810U
Intel UHD Graphics (Ice Lake G1) @ 1.15 GHz
1178
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