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Apple A13 Bionic

Apple A13 Bionic

The Apple A13 Bionic is a System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that is found in the iPhone 11 series. It was announced late 2019 and offers 6 cores divided in 2 performance cores and four power efficiency cores. Compared to the previous A12 Bionic, the A13 should offer a 20% improved CPU performance at 40% lower power (according to Apple).

With 8.5 billion transistors, the A13 Bionic is a big chip especially compared to the Snapdragon 835 (3 Billion) or a Skylake desktop quad-core Soc (1.75 Billion).

SeriesApple Apple A-Series
CodenameLightning and Thunder
Clock Rate <=2660 MHz
Level 1 Cache832 KB
Level 2 Cache12 MB
Number of Cores / Threads6 / 6
Transistor Count6900 Million
Manufacturing Technology7 nm
FeaturesARMv8 Instruction Set
GPUApple A13 Bionic GPU
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date09/15/2019

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
min: 2898     avg: 3045     median: 3018 (38%)     max: 3219 Points
Geekbench 5 - Geekbench 5 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1343     avg: 1343     median: 1343 (89%)     max: 1344 points
Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 - Geekbench 5.1 / 5.2 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 1336     avg: 1339     median: 1339 (83%)     max: 1342 points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 549.9     avg: 566     median: 571.3 (1%)     max: 572.8 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 48819     avg: 49087     median: 49071 (83%)     max: 49388 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 UX
min: 77118     avg: 77810     median: 78032 (96%)     max: 78279 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 GPU
min: 218738     avg: 219891     median: 218937 (68%)     max: 221998 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 CPU
min: 147281     avg: 149542     median: 148191 (91%)     max: 153154 Points
AnTuTu v7 - AnTuTu v7 Total Score
min: 456891     avg: 459752     median: 459850 (81%)     max: 462516 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 UX
min: 78294     avg: 80621     median: 80620.5 (73%)     max: 82947 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 CPU
min: 152919     avg: 160552     median: 160552 (85%)     max: 168185 Points
AnTuTu v8 - AnTuTu v8 Total Score
min: 489463     avg: 512011     median: 512010 (68%)     max: 534558 Points
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile CPU Tests
min: 650706     avg: 678820     median: 683897 (90%)     max: 701856 Points
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Apple Apple A-Series A13 Bionic processor

Apple iPhone 11 (Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 6.1")
» Apple iPhone 11 Smartphone Review: More than just an affordable Apple smartphone - Review
» Apple iPhone 11 - External Review

Apple iPhone 11 Pro (Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 5.8")
» Apple iPhone 11 Pro Smartphone Review: Triple rear-facing cameras and more power than you could shake a stick at - Review
» Apple iPhone 11 Pro - External Review

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 6.5")
» Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Smartphone Review: A leap forwards or more of the same? - Review
» Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max - External Review

Apple iPhone SE 2020 (Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 4.7")
» Apple iPhone SE 2020 Review - Small phone with a fast-beating heart - Review
» Apple iPhone SE 2 - External Review
» Apples iPhone SE (2020) shines in our review with many small improvements -

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Other CPUs of the series Apple A-Series

» Apple A12Z Bionic
   8x - 2.49 GHz
» Apple A12X Bionic
   8x - 2.49 GHz
» Apple A14 Bionic
   6x
» Apple A13 Bionic
   6x - 2.66 GHz
» Apple A12 Bionic
   6x - 2.49 GHz
» Apple A11 Bionic
   6x - 2.39 GHz
» Apple A10X Fusion
   6x 2.39 GHz
» Apple A10 Fusion
   4x 2.34 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Apple A12Z Bionic
   8x - 2.49 GHz
+ Apple A12X Bionic
   8x - 2.49 GHz
+ Apple A14 Bionic
   6x
» Apple A13 Bionic
   6x - 2.66 GHz
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (Plus)
   8x 2.42 GHz - 3.1 GHz
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
   8x 2.42 GHz - 2.84 GHz
- Apple A12 Bionic
   6x - 2.49 GHz
- HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G
   8x - 2.86 GHz
- HiSilicon Kirin 990
   8x - 2.86 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2019-09-15)