iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro with A14 Bionic crush Android phones with SD865 in sythetic benchmarks and speed tests

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro outperformance Android phones.


Apple has recently launched its latest lineup of iPhone 12 series, and the reviews of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are already out. Conclusion of most of the reviews are not surprising and both the phones are the best iPhones so far. Both the handsets are identical in terms of specifications and design, including the A14 Bionic chipset based on 5nm processor. It’s also world’s first chipset to build on 5nm processor and significantly faster than the predecessor A13 Bionic chipset.

According to a new report from Tom’s Guide the newly launched iPhone is faster than the flagship Android device in terms of speed and performance. Here’s a closer look at the performance of the newly launched iPhone 12.

Folks at Tom’s Guide ran some speed tests on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro and compared it with iPhone 11 and Android smartphones. As we all already know, the iPhone 11 is a faster phone than every single flagship Android phone of 2020. At the launch of iPhone 12, the company claimed that the A14 Bionic is the fastest chipset ever in a smartphone.

Apple iPhone 12 Geekbench 5 results

Phone Processor Geekbench 5 single-core result Geekbench 5 multicore result 3DMark Wild Life frames per second
iPhone 12 A14 Bionic 1,593 3,859 39
iPhone 12 Pro A14 Bionic 1,585 3,669 39
iPhone 11 Pro Max A13 Bionic 1,334 3,517 42
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Snapdragon 865 Plus 985 3,294 25
Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus Snapdragon 865 811 3,076 23
OnePlus 8T Snapdragon 865 887 3,203 23
ROG Phone 3 Snapdragon 865 Plus 974 3,393
Google Pixel 5 Snapdragon 765G 596 1,617 7

Tom’s Guide has also run the latest Geekbench 5 benchmark test on both the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro. The Geekbench 5 test result shows that the A14 processor is faster than the A13 in single and multi-core tests. According to the report, there is a 19 percent and 10 percent speed increase, respectively.

The report also suggests that the Pixel 5 and its mid-range processor scored over 2.5x lower in single-core tests. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and ROG Phone 3 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC manages to come close to the iPhone 11 scores in the single-core test.

A 3DMark Wild Life test was also run by the folks at Tom’s Guide, where they found that the iPhone 12 smartphones outperform the older iPhone 11. In the race for the performance title, all these iPhone leave Android phones far behind.