The iPhone 15’s A16 Bionic chip is more powerful than 80,000 Apollo 11 computers

22nd January 2024

The computer on board Apollo 11 ran at 43 Kilohertz or 0.043 MHz. The iPhone 15 has the Apple A16 Bionic chip with a max CPU clock rate of 3.46 GHz. This equals more than 80,000 times more power than the computer used to get the Apollo 11 astronauts to the moon and back.

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