Apple A9 Passmark Score: Performance Benchmark Details

The Apple A9 processor scores 1983 points in the Passmark benchmark, featuring Two 1.85GHz Twister cores. This performance is comparable to the Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 990 and Samsung Exynos 7420.

Benchmark Scores Comparison: Passmark Results for Similar Chips

CPU Passmark Score
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 2085
Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 990 1987
Apple A9 1983
Samsung Exynos 7420 1976
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 1953

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Apple A9: Benchmark Performance

Benchmark Apple A9 Score
AnTuTu 173833
Geekbench (Multi Core) 1022
Geekbench (Single Core) 556
Passmark 1983

Apple A9 Specification

Apple A9 Specification Details
Designed by Apple
Model A9
Manufacturer TSMC
Launch date September 2015
Architecture ARMv8-A
Bit width 64-bit support
Architecture Dual-core: 2x 1.85GHz Twister
Number of Cores / Threads 2
Clock Speed up to 1.85 GHz
Big Two 1.85GHz Twister
Level 1 Cache 64 KB
Level 2 Cache 3 MB
Level 3 Cache 4 MB
Transistor Count 2 Million
Integrated GPU Apple 3 Cores
GPU Cores 6
GPU frequency 650 MHz
Shading units 32
Total shaders 192
Vulkan 1.1
OpenCL 1.2
AI processor (machine learning) Apple M9
Max display resolution 2048 x 1536
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
Max Memory 4GB
Maximum bandwidth 14.9 Gbps
Bus 2x 16 Bit
Storage NVMe
Technology Process 16 nm
Wattage (peak TDP) 5W
Features Apple modem up to 150 Mbps
4G Modes LTE Cat. 6
5G support No
Wi-Fi version 5
Bluetooth version 4.2
Navigation GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo