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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
ArchitectureARM
Announcement Date09/15/2019

Benchmarks

Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 545     avg: 562     median: 571 (1%)     max: 573 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 47288     avg: 48727     median: 48991 (43%)     max: 49388 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
PassMark PerformanceTest Mobile V1 - PerformanceTest Mobile V1 CPU Tests
min: 650706     avg: 678820     median: 683897 (90%)     max: 701856 Points
Power Consumption - Idle Power Consumption 150cd 1min *
2.9 Watt (3%)
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the Apple A13 Bionic processor

2021 Apple iPad 10.2 (9th Gen) review: Subtle improvements for the most affordable Apple tablet

2021 Apple iPad 10.2 (9th Gen) review: Subtle improvements for the most affordable Apple tablet

The Apple iPad 2021 only offers a minor upgrade this year, which mainly focuses on the processor, storage, and the front-facing camera. Read on to find out what...
Apple A13 Bionic | Apple A13 Bionic GPU | 10.20" | 487 g
Apple iPhone SE 2020 Review - Small phone with a fast-beating heart

Apple iPhone SE 2020 Review - Small phone with a fast-beating heart

With the second generation of the iPhone SE, Apple has visually recreated the iPhone 8. While this has resulted in a - for current standards - relatively compac...
Apple A13 Bionic | Apple A13 Bionic GPU | 4.70" | 148 g
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Smartphone Review: Triple rear-facing cameras and more power than you could shake a stick at

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Smartphone Review: Triple rear-facing cameras and more power than you could shake a stick at

The smaller of the two iPhone Pros is also probably the most compact flagship smartphone on the market. Apple equips the 5.8-inch device with triple rear-facing...
Apple A13 Bionic | Apple A13 Bionic GPU | 5.80" | 188 g
Apple iPhone 11 Smartphone Review: More than just an affordable Apple smartphone

Apple iPhone 11 Smartphone Review: More than just an affordable Apple smartphone

New colours, dual rear-facing cameras, Wi-Fi 6 and a bigger battery; those are the improvements that the iPhone 11 has over the iPhone XR in a nutshell. Read in...
Apple A13 Bionic | Apple A13 Bionic GPU | 6.10" | 194 g
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max Smartphone Review: A leap forwards or more of the same?

Apple returns with three new iPhones, just as it did last year. The biggest and heaviest among them is the iPhone 11 Pro Max, which aims to convince those who l...
Apple A13 Bionic | Apple A13 Bionic GPU | 6.50" | 226 g

Apple iPad 2021: Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 10.20", 0.5 kg
  External Review » Apple iPad 10.2 2021

Apple iPhone SE 2020: Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 4.70", 0.1 kg
  External Review » Apple iPhone SE 2

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max: Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 6.50", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

Apple iPhone 11 Pro: Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 5.80", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Apple iPhone 11 Pro

Apple iPhone 11: Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 6.10", 0.2 kg
  External Review » Apple iPhone 11

Apple iPad 2021: Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 10.20", 0.5 kg
   » Apple iPad (2021) buying tips: The powerful tablet can quickly become expensive, but it doesn't have to be like that

Apple iPhone SE 2020: Apple A13 Bionic GPU, 4.70", 0.1 kg
   » 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 A17 Pro
   6x 2.11 GHz - 3.78 GHz
» Apple A16 Bionic
   6x 2.02 GHz - 3.46 GHz
» Apple A15 Bionic
   6x 2.02 GHz - 3.23 GHz
» Apple A12Z Bionic
   8x - 2.49 GHz
» Apple A12X Bionic
   8x - 2.49 GHz
» Apple A14 Bionic
   6x 1.8 GHz - 3.1 GHz
» 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

+ Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x Gen 1
   8x 1.8 GHz - 3 GHz
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G
   8x 1.8 GHz - 3 GHz
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2.84 GHz
+ Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 4G
   8x 1.8 GHz - 2.84 GHz
+ Samsung Exynos 2200
   8x 1.82 GHz - 2.8 GHz
» Apple A13 Bionic
   6x - 2.66 GHz
- HiSilicon Kirin 9010
   12x 1.55 GHz - 2.3 GHz
- MediaTek Dimensity 8300-Ultra
   8x 2.2 GHz - 3.35 GHz
- HiSilicon Kirin 9000
   8x 2.05 GHz - 3.13 GHz
- HiSilicon Kirin 9000E
   8x 2.05 GHz - 3.13 GHz
- Samsung Exynos 2100 5G
   8x 2.2 GHz - 2.9 GHz