iPhone 14 Pro booster shot! Apple A16 Bionic chipset shows mind-blowing performance

Apple’s new A16 Bionic Chipset gets +17% more powerful CPU and +28% GPU score on Antutu.

| Updated on: Sep 14 2022, 00:03 IST
iPhone 14 in photos: A quick glance at Apple’s fascinating new flagship
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1/5 The iPhone 14 features a 6.1-inch Super XDR OLED display with Ceramic Shield Protection. The iPhone 14 gets the same but smaller notch design and form factor as last year’s iPhone 13. (Apple)
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2/5 The iPhone 14 is powered by Apple’s A15 Bionic chipset which powered last year’s iPhone 13. Although Apple has claimed that this year’s A15 Bionic is an improved version of last year’s chipset. The A15 Bionic, although an year old, is still the fastest chipset in the market yet, making iPhone 14 still an amazing smartphone. It houses a 5 core GPU and a 6 core CPU. (Apple)
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3/5 Phone 14 gets the same 12MP main camera with a larger sensor with f/1.5 aperture lens and sensor shift stability. Apple claims an improvement of 49 percent in low light photography. and the 12MP ultra-wide camera. The front camera also uses the 12MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture. (Apple)
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4/5 iPhone 14 also has a new gyroscope sensor that can detect impacts of up to 256G. Apple also brings support for satellite connectivity on the iPhone 14, called Emergency SOS via satellite. Users can now use the Find My app to share their location with contacts. The service will be available from November 2022 and will be free for use for two years. (Apple)
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5/5 The price of the iPhone 14 starts at $799 for the 128GB variant. There is a 256GB variant which is priced at $899. If you want to go even bigger, the iPhone 14 also has a 512GB variant which is priced at $999. It is available in 5 colours - Midnight, Starlight, Blue, Purple, and Product Red. (Apple)
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A16 Bionic Chipset to come with +28% GPU and up to +17% CPU performance improvements! (Bloomberg)

Apple's newest A16 Bionic chipset has reportedly shown a huge boost in performance. The iPhone 14 Pro models get the A16 Bionic chipset whereas non-Pro models have retained an year-old A15 chipset. Though these handsets are yet to go on sale, an early Geekbench result has showed the performance of the new Apple A16 chipset. As shared by the AnTuTu team, the iPhone 14 Pro has shown a total score of 978,147, the Pro Max managed 972,936 which is around 19% better than last year's iPhone 13 Pro models. The new chipset has shown 17% better CPU performance, while the memory score is up by 10% but what's really impressive is the GPU performance with upto a 28% jump over the previous generation.

Early AnTuTu results for the iPhone 13 Pros last year showed a 17% increase in CPU score and 19% in the GPU over its predecessor iPhone 12 Pro generation. Last year, the memory score wowed everyone with a 44% jump.

Apart from this, the iPhone 14 pro handsets have arrived with several upgraded features like Crash Detection, Dynamic Island, always on display, and major camera upgrade. That's not all the iPhone 14 line up has also arrived with an "all-day" battery life. Among all the models, the iPhone 14 Plus got the best battery life that was previously available in the iPhone Pro Max models only.

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As shared by Apple, the iPhone 14 will offer up to 20 hours of video playback, up to 16 hours of streamed video playback and up to 80 hours of audio playback in compared to the iPhone 13 includes up to 19 hours of video playback, up to 15 hours of streamed video playback and up to 75 hours of audio playback. Meanwhile, the iPhone 14 base model as well as Pro models will be available in stores from September 16, and iPhone 14 Plus beginning October 7 in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, the US and other countries.

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First Published Date: 14 Sep, 00:03 IST