T8027

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The Apple A12X Bionic SoC

The T8027 is the Apple-designed octa-core A12X Bionic and A12Z Bionic SoC's.

The A12X Bionic SoC was announced on 30 October 2018 (2018-10-30) when Apple announced the Fall 2018 iPad Pro, while the A12Z Bionic SoC was announced on 18 March 2020 (2020-03-18) when Apple announced the Spring 2020 iPad Pro.

Apple used a slightly modified A12Z Bionic SoC in the Apple Developer Transition Kit announced on 22 June 2020 (2020-06-22), which was designed to aid developers in the transition to Apple Silicon on the Mac.

Kernel Extensions for this CPU were first found in TigrisAni 15A783601y.

The part number for both variants is APL1083.

Specifications

General

  • Manufacturer: TSMC
  • Clock rate: 2.49GHz
  • Core design: Apple Vortex x 4 and Apple Tempest x 4
  • Instruction set: A64
  • Microarchitecture: ARMv8.3-A

Cache

  • L1: 128KB instruction, 128KB data.
  • L2: 8MB

GPU

  • A12X: Apple-designed septa-core GPU
  • A12Z: Apple-designed octa-core GPU

Memory (RAM)

  • A12X: 4GB LPDDR4X, (6GB LPDDR4X for the 1TB iPad Pro (Fall 2018) Models.)
  • A12Z: 6GB LPDDR4X, (16GB for the Apple DTK (2020).)

Embedded Coprocessor

  • Apple M12 Motion coprocessor

Devices

iPad Pro

A12X

A12Z

Mac

A12Z

Bootrom

Version

Vulnerabilities

  • None

See also

T8020
T8006
Application Processor

External links

Apple A12X on Wikipedia
Apple A12Z on Wikipedia