Apples The A14 Bionic is the first commercially available 5nm SoC, and it doesn’t just power the new IPhone 12 range, but also iPad Air 4.
Apple claims that the chip’s CPU and GPU are about 50% faster than competing smartphone SoCs. It also says the new chipset is good enough to challenge the performance of laptops.
Apple has apparently limited A1
4 Bionic performance on the iPhone 12
The AnTuTu scores of iPad Air 4
iPad Air 4 achieved an overall score that is nearly 17 percent higher than the iPhone 12. The tablet’s CPU is 9.5 percent faster than the iPhone and offers 30 faster graphics performance. %.
The AnTuTu scores of iPhone 12
The benchmarking website believes that the A14’s performance was limited on the iPhone 12 due to its relatively smaller battery capacity to avoid overheating issues. The same could be said for the iPhone 12 Pro, looking at its purported scores.
The A13 Bionic is already a pretty capable chip, and the latest comparison makes us wonder if the A14 Bionic on the new iPhones is doing something revolutionary for the average user, as well as giving them bragging rights.