“Early benchmarks for the Pixel and Pixel XL phones in Geekbench 4 have come in at around 4100 for multiple core performance, and 1580 for single core,” Wuerthele reports. “In contrast, the Apple iPhone 7 multiple core score is around 5600 regardless of model, with a single core score of around 3430.”
“For comparison, the iPhone 6s Plus has a multiple core benchmark of 4106, and a single core rating of 2508,” Wuerthele reports. “Both models of the Google Pixel revealed on Tuesday use a Snapdragon 821 CPU with two cores running at 2.15GHz, and two running at 1.6 GHz. The phone has 4 gigabytes of application RAM. The Apple iPhone 7 series utilizes the A10 Fusion processor, with two high-performance cores, and two high-efficiency cores. The two high-performance cores run at 2.34GHz.”
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