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Apple A9

Apple A9

Apple A9 – an 2-core chipset that was announced on September 9, 2015, and is manufactured using a 14-nanometer process technology. It has 2 cores Twister at 1850 MHz.

CPU Performance
31
Gaming Performance
21
Battery life
44
NanoReview Score
32

Benchmarks

Performance tests in popular benchmarks

AnTuTu 8

The AnTuTu Benchmark measures CPU, GPU, RAM, and I/O performance in different scenarios
Apple A9
171053
CPU 70699
GPU 36687
Memory 31959
UX 35338
Total score 171053

GeekBench 5

The GeekBench test shows raw single-threaded and multithreaded CPU performance
Single-Core Score
550
Multi-Core Score
1009
Image compression 53.4 Mpixels/s
Face detection 9.04 images/s
Speech recognition 21.9 words/s
Machine learning 26.3 images/s
Camera shooting 12.2 images/s
HTML 5 1.34 Mnodes/s
SQLite 313 Krows/s

Specifications

Detailed specifications of the Apple A9 SoC with PowerVR GT7600 graphics

CPU

Architecture 2x 1.85 GHz – Twister
Cores 2
Frequency 1850 MHz
Instruction set ARMv8-A
L2 cache 3 MB
L3 cache 8 MB
Process 14 nanometers
Transistor count 2 billion
TDP 5 W

Graphics

GPU name PowerVR GT7600
Architecture Rogue
GPU frequency 650 MHz
Execution units 6
Shading units 192
Vulkan version 1.1
OpenCL version 1.2
DirectX version 11

Memory

Memory type LPDDR4
Memory frequency 1333 MHz
Bus 2x 32 Bit
Max bandwidth 14.9 Gbit/s
Max size 4 GB

Multimedia (ISP)

Neural processor (NPU) No
Storage type NVMe
Max display resolution 1920 x 1080
Max camera resolution 1x 32MP, 2x 12MP
Video capture 4K at 30FPS
Video playback 4K at 30FPS
Video codecs H.264, H.265
Audio codecs AAC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, MP4, WAV

Connectivity

Modem Qualcomm MDM9635M
4G support LTE Cat. 6
5G support No
Download speed Up to 450 Mbps
Upload speed Up to 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 4
Bluetooth 4.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Info

Announced September 2015
Class Flagship

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