Before the iPhone 5 has even hit store shelves, the benchmark results are in and they’re just as impressive as you might expect.
According to Geekbench, the iPhone 5 had a total score of 1,601. The benchmark takes into account a variety of factors to arrive at that score, including processor speed, memory performance, screen and graphics performance, and others. That score by itself doesn’t tell you much. So let’s put it in perspective.
The only phone on the planet right now with a [slightly] higher score is the Samsung Galaxy S III, coming in at 1,688, likely thanks to the extra gig of RAM it has over the iPhone 5. Here are the scores of a few other notable Android devices you’re likely familiar with:
- HTC One S: 1,339
- Samsung Galaxy Note: 1,246
- HTC One X: 1,224
- Samsung Galaxy Nexus: 1,057
- Motorola Droid RAZR: 928
How does the iPhone 5 compare against other Apple devices?
- iPhone 4S: 634
- iPhone 4: 380
- iPad 2: 761
- iPad 3: 801
Comparing the iPhone 4S to the iPhone 5: it’s exactly 2.52 times faster, overall. Comparing the iPhone 4 to the iPhone 5: it’s 4.2 times faster. That’ll make for a nice upgrade for those iPhone 4 customers finishing out their original 2 year contracts from the iPhone 4 release in 2010. It’s also interesting to note: the iPhone 5 is also twice as fast as the new iPad, which is no slouch.
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[Via Geekbench Browser]