Apple A12 Bionic vs Apple A9: Benchmarks

Performance comparison between the two processors, with the Apple A12 Bionic and the Apple A9. The first has a turbo frequency of 2,5 GHz, with 6 cores, and the second has a maximum frequency of 1,9 GHz, with a total of 2 cores.

Geekbench 4:

Processeur Geekbench 4 – Score multi-core & single-core – iOS 64-bit &
Apple A12 Bionic  4,695
Apple A9  1,938

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, image encryption, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML rendering, PDF rendering, Matrix calculation, Fast Fourier Transformation, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these two chips. For each result, we took an average of the last 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

On the single-core side, the difference is 142%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 226%.


Processeur AnTuTu – Score
Apple A12 Bionic  368,880
Apple A9  133,600

AnTuTu is one of the most popular benchmarking application to test mobile devices. It calculates the CPU integer, the CPU float-point, the runtime, the multitask, RAM operation, RAM speed, 2D and 3D graphics, the storage I/O, database I/O, etc.

On this application, there is a difference of 176%.


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