Video speed test compares all Apple iPhone models

Video speed test compares all Apple iPhone models
It seems hard to believe, but next January 9th will be the ten-year anniversary of the unveiling of the Apple iPhone. Think about all of the changes that have taken place in the industry over that decade. There certainly was a lot to look forward to on that day when the late Steve Jobs showed off what would in due time become Apple's most important product.

Soon, the industry would see App Stores, faster processors, front-facing cameras, larger screens, longer-lasting batteries, 3D screens, waterproof units and more. Smartphone saturation has reached ridiculous levels in the U.S. and last quarter, Apple announced the first ever quarterly year-over-year decline in iPhone sales.

One cool way to see how the iPhone has progressed over the years is to click on the video below. It is a speed test comprising every iPhone model released, including the new Apple iPhone SE. The video, made by EverythingApplePro, showed that for the most part, the later models outperformed the older handsets. For example, the iPhone SE booted up first followed by the Apple iPhone 6s Plus and the Apple iPhone 6s. Fourth was the Apple iPhone 6 followed by the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Surprisingly, the OG Apple iPhone was seventh. The Apple iPhone 4s was last.

GeekBench testing revealed that the Apple iPhone SE is the most powerful of the lot with a single-core score of 2550 and a multi-core tally of 4445. Those scores edged out the iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 6s. Every unit from the Apple iPhone 4s on scored a 419 on the HTML5 browser test. From the Apple iPhone 5 and up, the camera app all opened at the same time.

A sound test showed that the iPhone SE had the loudest speakers while the iPhone 4s sported the lowest. The Apple iPhone 6 Plus and Apple iPhone 6 ran the warmest at 107.7 degrees fahrenheit and 107.4 degrees, respectively.

If anything, the test certainly is a great advertisement for the 4-inch Apple iPhone SE. Check out ten years (13 devices) of iPhone handsets by clicking on the video below.

source: EverythingApplePro via RedmondPie



1. crazymonkey05

Posts: 189; Member since: Nov 20, 2012

Its crazy to see the progression through the generations!

11. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Good becomes great. Great becomes best.

15. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Exactly. Note to Note 5.

16. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Bloat to bloated. #Owned

21. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I'll bet it's not only bloated, but really sore from the Note 5 being the best. You should try ointment.

29. 444777

Posts: 399; Member since: May 02, 2016

Running a phone with almost empty features. Yeap empty to nothing.

45. Mxyzptlk unregistered

That was the most pointless thing to say.

63. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Why? Because its true? Today's iPhone only has 2 features that the oldest ones didnt have. Force Touch and a fingerprint reader. everything else as far as features and capabilities are 100% identical. I am talking about usage. I'm not talking about resolutions and CPU speed bumps or RAM bumps or camera MP bumps. I'm just speaking of how the phones works as a whole. HAS NOT CHANGED IN ALMOST 10 YEARS. THAT'S SAD!!!!! Oh and to be fair, Android phones are like that too. But At least with the Galaxy S and Note, the basic functions are the same, but all had a different set of advanced features. The iPhone's have none in all models but the 6 and 6S. Sure the Apple Stock apps have evolved a little. But overall, all the iPhone work exactly the same. Now line up all the Galaxy S and Galaxy Notes and see how much has really changed over the years. Yes at the basic level they are all the same. But each model had unique features sets in hardware or software. You can't say that about the iPhone. They are all 99.9% identical, even down to the icons which only got ruined by a flat design change. I say that because I actually prefer the old iOS UI. The best iPhone is still for me the 3GS (I actually liked seeing the pixels in the icons. It just has a look I like for some weird reason) and of course the 5S which I think most IFans will agree. The iPhone 6's are the worse looking iPhone's EVER. The dual glass design of the 4's are the worse idea any OEM could have copied, no matter how good it looks or feels or how much I like it for those reasons. Still a terrible design idea. Portable electronics are fragile enough. Thanks for the trip down memory-lane!

79. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Can you just get to the point already.

62. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Yep. You can see that all that really changed was...NOTHING!

3. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

the clone war

4. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

nine years after, camera looks better, a little thou.

6. Unordinary unregistered

Nine years later, still faster/smoother than 95% Android devices

8. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

True if referring to low to mid range.

10. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Actually the benchmark numbers confirms what he said.

12. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

I would agree that iPhones are indeed very fast, but aren't you the same idiots who said "benchmarks doesn't matter" in the past?

14. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They were the ones. But they've moved into things like screen resolution and color accuracy and camera quality not mattering.

19. Mxyzptlk unregistered

tedkord needs a reason to keep his shiny Note 5 because it's been outclassed by better phones.

22. tedkord

Posts: 17463; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Never once. Not a device I'd trade it for.

46. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Uh huh

65. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Name one! Name a better phone than the Note. JUST ONE! I DARE YOU TO EVEN TRY!!

80. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Nexus 6P Moto X Pure Edition iPhone 6S Best is subjective

17. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Your point? Android fans love to flock to them like flies on poo so I saw fit to use benchmarks to make a point.

20. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Like the way you hastily act like a fly on poo when someone bashes Apple? Or when you hastily bash Android on any given chance? You are no different from those Android fans really.

25. NewroticSlob

Posts: 182; Member since: May 09, 2013

To give Mxyzptlk credit, he not a bigot toward Android. He bashes Windows and BlackBerry too. :) So, he's an equal opportunity basher. However, he likes optimized OS's that prove their worth in a vacuum. :) Anyway, I like Apple but not their price. I'd have gone with Apple if I didn't have to pay an extra $100 for 64gb of storage over 16gb for $750 (Verizon).

28. 444777

Posts: 399; Member since: May 02, 2016

How ironic by removing half of the features which Android provides can make any Android phone fast. The iphone OS which freezes everything and draws attention on one main thread. Android is not like that. It runs everything. Even a kid can figure that out. Why iphones are smooth. Because the OS is half empty.

47. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Point out where I bashed Android here in this article.

77. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Mostly Samsung this time bruh, you butthurt because someone shoved a Samsung phone in your arse? Your arguments are so 2013.

26. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Not to chime in on this too much but Android's very own spokesman, TechieXPwhatever said this about benchmarks: "I've never been impressed with benchmarks. They mean absolutely nothing. You are NEVER EVER going to push a device/computer to the staggering numbers in benchmarks, that benchmarking apps obtain. The only things people use these numbers for is to try to brag about their device being better than someone else's. Anyone who would use a benchmark for such is an absolute moron, because having higher number on a device that does very little is not better than a device that may have lower marks and does everything."

30. 444777

Posts: 399; Member since: May 02, 2016

Congratulations.. next time I'll remove half of the features from my Nexus5 and make it like the ip6s. Great. Wow amazing. My 5 seater car has one seat.

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