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Apple iPhone 5 beats the Samsung Galaxy S III and others on Geekbench benchmark test

0. phoneArena posted on 16 Sep 2012, 22:17

With the understanding that the Apple iPhone has yet to be released, and that the Samsung Galaxy S III has not yet been upgraded to Android 4.1, a Geekbench benchmark test has found that the new iPhone beats the competition...

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posted on 17 Sep 2012, 01:37

54. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)

The point is that this concept of the iPhone outperforming its competition will probably last a lot longer than its actual reign.

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 01:25

52. Dejavu_LT (Posts: 47; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)

It's so funny to see android fanboys trying to see reasons "what happens, why it happens" :)) Don't worry guys, samsung still have quad core and more ram's :))

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 02:23 1

56. rudlie (Posts: 205; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)

you just kidding me. how come dual core 1Ghz can defeat quad core 1.5Ghz? that's the fact, wake up, guys. a junk os is an os which has performance issue, slow and need big processor speed. same like iphone 5, win phone 8 does not need quadcore processor yet. only android need quad core processors to match iphone 5 and wp8 with dual core. now, android deviceS need octacore to beat processor A6

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 02:28

59. Kronic (banned) (Posts: 321; Member since: 11 Sep 2012)

I am now 100% sure of buying it and replacing my galaxy s3.

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 02:38

62. ilbulgaro89 (Posts: 1; Member since: 17 Sep 2012)

ehmmmm i've tested geekbench also on my SGS3 with stock ICS and the results is 1800...so?

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 03:38

64. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)

Nobody uses this test on android
It is full of bugs
Only 1000 download from the android store
And you must pay for it

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 06:38

67. rickywinataa (Posts: 262; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)

we don't need to talk too much about specs & benchmarks, what consumers need is the usability & real life performance. personally for me, android gives me much more freedom than iOS & WP.

we are talking about ARMv7 here, what about the quad core krait ? hardware nowadays grow very quickly & in 3 to 6 months, iPhone 5 & s3's hardware will probably considered as normal.

yes, i know samsung uses plastic for their products. but let's think this way, you drop your s3, the plastic back shattered, pop it out, change into a new one & there you go. iphone 5 or even ipad on the other hand, drop it & you might regret it until you change into a new one

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 06:45

69. ajac09 (Posts: 1482; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)

and this matters because... its like comparing a windows pc vs a linux pc to many different variables to make it fair. and a benchmark dont mean s**t anyway. Benchmarks are easily manipulated... anyone that is a pc gamer remmebers the time when nvidia used to optimize there drivers so they gave off false readings back in the day.....

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 08:05

72. app_droid_soft (Posts: 42; Member since: 09 Sep 2012)

apple's dual core processor giving the quad cores a run for its money...It does take a genius!!!

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 12:19

75. Aeires (unregistered)

They say Apple doesn't rely on specs, just the user experience. Reading the iPhone5 articles, you'd never come to that conclusion. I think there's too many people who just can't come to grips that no matter what you buy, there's always going to be something better in one aspect or another. Get over it, let it go, and move one, there's more to life. Technology is in a constant state of improvement, until that changes, one phone will always be better than another, until the new one comes out.

posted on 17 Sep 2012, 13:35

76. Retroglide (Posts: 1; Member since: 17 Sep 2012)

My S3 came out pretty good?


posted on 18 Sep 2012, 14:42

88. zekes (Posts: 229; Member since: 14 Aug 2012)

go apple

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 14:52

89. flamencoguy (Posts: 107; Member since: 04 Aug 2012)

Same test different headline:


Different emphasis.

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