Apple A6 (APL0598) 

Released September, 2012
  • 1.3 GHz
  • Dual core

Thought to be the first Apple chip made on Samsung's new 32-nanometer manufacturing process, the A6 is more efficient at processing instructions.
by Steven-Musil (Sep, 2012)
The A6 processor found in Apple's next-generation smartphone has been clocked at 1.3GHz by a new version of iOS benchmarking software Geekbench, faster than the 1.02 GHz previously reported.
by Steven-Musil (Sep, 2012)

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Apple A6 (APL0598)

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A6 (APL0598)
1,286
A10 6800B
6,374
Atom N570
965

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A6 (APL0598)
712
A10 6800B
2,242
Atom N570
396

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A6 (APL0598)
55,300 MB/s
A10 6800B
2,500 MB/s
Atom N570
26,200 MB/s

SunSpider 0.9.1

A6 (APL0598)
908 ms
Atom N570
n.d.
A10 6800B
n.d.

BrowserMark

A6 (APL0598)
191,158
Atom N570
n.d.
A10 6800B
n.d.

GeekBench

A6 (APL0598)
1,570
Atom N570
1,366
A10 6800B
n.d.

GLBenchmark 2.5 Egypt Classic (Offscreen)

A6 (APL0598)
91 fps
Atom N570
n.d.
A10 6800B
n.d.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 1.3 GHz
Cores Dual core

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label PowerVR SGX543MP3
GPU clock speed 266 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Channels Dual Channel

details

Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Architecture ARM

power consumption

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