Notification Center

This is our new notification center. Inside, you will find updates on the most important things happening right now.

Notifications

Hmm, push notifications seem to be disabled in your browser. You can enable them from the 'Settings' icon in the URL bar of your browser.

www.phonearena.com

iPhone X beats Macbook Pro in benchmarks

68

The Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus all come with a brand new system chip: the Apple A11 Bionic, and Apple was not shy about saying that it is the best chip ever put on a smartphone.

What it did not mention is that it might actually beat an Intel Core i series chip on the MacBook Pro in benchmarks as well.

The new iPhone X with the A11 has popped up on popular cross-platform benchmark app GeekBench and its score is actually higher than that of a 2017 MacBook Air and a 2017 Core i5 MacBook Pro. It's also higher than that of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro.

It truly is a beast of a chip.

Here are the actual scores of all three devices:


  • iPad Pro 10.5-inch: 3558 single, 9133 multi
  • MacBook Air (2017): 3126 single, 5935 multi
  • MacBook Pro 13-inch (2017 Core i5): 4342 single, 9194 multi
  • iPhone X: 4061 single, 9959 multi

As you can see, the single-core performance of the iPhone X is still below that of the MacBook Pro (and that's arguably the more important parameter), but the multi-core result is indeed higher.

The Apple A11 system chip has 4.3 billion transistors, includes a brand new Neural Engine that will be used for Portrait Lighting and other computational photography effects, and it rocks a brand new Apple-designed GPU that delivers up to 30% better performance than the A10.

source: @KidPool

New reasons to get excited every week

Get the most important news, reviews and deals in mobile tech delivered straight to your inbox

FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless