It’s Official: iPhone XS Max Is The World’s Fastest Smartphone

It’s Official: iPhone XS Max Is The World’s Fastest Smartphone
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Performance benchmarks for the Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max are beginning to trickle in. As expected, the new phones provide a substantial processing boost over Apple’s previous iPhone handsets. According to the latest Geekbench 4 results, they also run rings around every Android smartphone on the market. Here are the numbers!

Mark Spoonauer over on Tom’s Guide has been busy running the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max through a series of synthetic benchmarks. Powered by a new 7-nanometer A12 processor – which comprises of a four-core CPU, six-core GPU an eight-core neural engine – both phones are purportedly 15 percent faster than the original iPhone X. But how do they fare when subjected to third-party benchmark software?

Here’s how the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max scored in Geekbench 4’s multicore benchmark compared to other leading phones on the market. (Geekbench 4 scores are calibrated against a baseline score of 4000 – the higher the score, the better.)

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That’s quite a numerical leap. Interestingly, the new phones only provided an 11 per cent improvement over the iPhone X, which isn’t quite the 15 per cent claimed by Apple. Nevertheless, this is a very impressive result and it sets a new benchmark for other manufacturers to try and beat.

The iPhone XS and XS Max trumped every other phone in a variety of other benchmarks, including video editing, app opening times and 3D graphics rendering. You can check out the full results at the link below.


Will you be buying the iPhone XS on launch day? Do you are about phone benchmarks or do you prescribe to the notion that all flagship phones are fast enough? Share you thoughts in the comments section below.

[Via Tom’s Guide]

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