On Apple The A14 Bionic is the first commercially available 5nm SoC and not only powers the new one iPhone 12, but also iPad Air 4.
Apple claims that the chip’s processor and graphics processor are about 50 percent faster than competing SoCs for smartphones. It is even said that the new chipset is good enough to challenge the performance of laptops.
Apple has apparently limited the performance of the A1
4 Bionic to the iPhone 12
Results from AnTuTu on iPad Air 4
The iPad Air 4 achieved an overall result that is nearly 17 percent higher than that of the iPhone 12. The tablet’s processor is 9.5 percent faster than the iPhone and offers 30 percent faster graphics performance.
The results of AnTuTu on the iPhone 12
The benchmarking website believes that the performance of the A14 is limited to the iPhone 12 due to its relatively smaller battery capacity to prevent overheating. The same can be said for the iPhone 12 Pro, considering its supposed results.
The A13 Bionic is already quite a capable chip, and the latest comparison makes us wonder if the A14 Bionic on the new iPhones is doing something innovative for the average consumer, in addition to giving them praise rights.