I thought I got it but this is one I can’t wrap my head around.
I think they are the same thing
Yep auto flowering are all females.
So basically when you buy seeds your options are seeds that could turn out to be either male or female (somewhat reduced price). Female seeds and then lastly auto flowering seeds that are also female.
Auto flowering are a good newbie thing as is one less thing to have to contend with. Hence the reason I’m growing ak47 auto flowering for my first grow.