In mid-September Apple introduced not solely a new pill, the iPad Air 4, but additionally the primary gadget with the new A14 chip. The first benchmark outcomes now permit a take a look at its efficiency.
In the previous few days, the web site of the favored benchmark software Geekbench has proven the primary alleged outcomes of the nonetheless unavailable iPad Air Four and the Apple A14 constructed into it. Leaker “Ice Universe” revealed the discovered outcomes on Twitter.
A14’s first Geekbench 5 outcomes appeared, single-core 1583, multi-core 4198, nonetheless the king. pic.twitter.com/HXMgEfjSuW
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce)
October 3, 2020
It didn’t take lengthy till the precise web page of the benchmark outcomes was discovered. The values apparently come from the mobile model of the new iPad Air 4. The corresponding pill is purported to have the designation J308AP; the Wi-Fi model has the mannequin quantity J307AP.
According to the benchmark, Apple’s new six-core chip has a base frequency of two.99 GHz. The chip has 3.66 GB RAM at its facet. This is allegedly sufficient for a single-core rating of 1,583 factors and 4,198 factors within the multi-core take a look at.
With these outcomes, the A14 is forward of the A13 in each classes, which is used within the iPhone 11. The A13 within the iPhone 11 Pro is listed at Geekbench with 1,327 and three,286 factors respectively. These numbers now permit a greater comparability with the direct predecessors and provides a primary preview of the anticipated efficiency of the iPhone 12 – despite the fact that some variations of the Apple smartphone will almost definitely have extra RAM.
The A12Z from the present iPad Pro is listed with 1.118 and 4.565 factors, which means the new A14 chip is considerably slower within the multi-core checks. However, when trying on the particulars in Geekbench, it turns into clear that the A12Z has eight cores as an alternative of solely six. So there is likely to be some room for a future A14X or A14Z.
iPad Air 4: Geekbench outcomes of the GPU
In addition to the pure CPU benchmark, nevertheless, the so-called Compute outcomes have additionally appeared on Geekbench since then. The alleged steel rating of the iPad Air 4 is listed with 12,571 factors. For comparability: The A12Z achieves 11,669 factors right here, whereas the A13 Bionic within the iPhone 11 achieves solely 7,309 factors with the A13 Bionic.
The new iPad Air 4 is scheduled to go on sale in October. The newest studies give motive to hope for a immediate date. According to Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman, the primary Apple shops are mentioned to have received the mandatory advertising info.