The iPhone 15 Pro in numbers will be faster thanks to the 3-nanometer A17 Pro chip. How much of a difference is there compared to the A16 Bionic chip?
The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro were presented on Tuesday at an Apple Event from the Steve Jobs Theater for media and streaming around the world. The announcement of the new chip for these devices was surprising, it is the A17 Pro chip. Is the first to be manufactured in a 3 nanometer process. According to those from Cupertino, it is 20% faster than the A16 Bionic chip of the iPhone 14 Pro. Is it really faster? The first Geekbench scores in this regard have already come out.
The A17 Pro of the iPhone 15 Pro is slightly superior compared to the A16
In accordance with MySmartPrice, The A17 Pro managed to achieve 2914 points in single-core and 7199 points in multi-core (in other tests it reached up to 7238 in multicore). It means 13% more multicore than the A16 Bionic. Geekbench is the platform that tests CPU performance and compares these results across a wide variety of devices.
These results are probably not very surprising compared to his predecessor, but looking at the numbers head to head for example, against the A15 Bionic of the iPhone 13 it is 40% faster. A key fact that might surprise you is that The multi-core of the A17 Pro is very close to Apple’s M1 chip (7960 multicore points on the M1).
It has also been found that The iPhone 15 Pro includes 8 GB of RAM. It exceeds what was seen last year while the normal iPhone 15 stays at 6 GB.
The A17 Pro chip architecture is the best in a long time
If Apple already boasted of manufacturing the best chip in the iPhone 14 Pro, this year they were not far behind since 3-nanometer A17 Pro chip will reduce power consumption. Improvements that translate into better battery life on the iPhone. We will also notice an improvement in 3D graphics processing and direct hardware decoding in the AV1 codec.
USB 3 support thanks to USB-C will have the highest transfer speed on the iPhone 15 Pro using the right cable. This is also possible due to the new Cupertino chip.
As the days go by, many analysts, experts and users will already be rubbing their hands to test the new devices. One of the points to evaluate the chip’s performance is the ability to run complete console video games, as Apple indicated in the presentation. Is it the best device in terms of performance? We do not doubt that we are facing the best iPhone of recent years. Apple chips have not disappointed at all in terms of performance.
This Friday, iPhone 15 pre-sales open and September 22 is the launch and delivery date for lucky buyers. You have time to analyze which iPhone to choose, the iPhone 15 or iPhone 15 Pro.
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