“An alleged Apple iPhone 6s prototype has been spotted on the GeekBench database by Chinese website MyDrivers,” Babu Mohan reports for VR-ZONE.
“Featuring a tri-core Apple A9 chipset and 2GB of RAM, the device managed to post scores higher than almost all flagship smartphones in the market currently,” Mohan reports. “While the iPhone 6 Plus manages to score around 3,000 in [the multi-core test], the iPhone 6s prototype managed to score a very impressive 4,577.”
Mohan reports, “This score is also higher than most Android flagship smartphones out there, with the exception of the Exynos 7420 powered Samsung flagship devices.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: For reference, the top Geekbench score for an Android phone is currently 4378 by the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge which is powered by the 8-core Samsung Exynos 7420 1500 MHz. The just-unveiled Galaxy Note5 scores 4,399 and the Galaxy S6 Edge+ scores 4,947 in Geekbench’s multi-core test.
As always, these benchmarks measure very specific things. What matter most is real-life usage where we fully expect A9-powered iPhone to excel smashingly, easily outperforming all others, as per usual with Apple A-series iPhones because only Apple designs the hardware and the operating system, both of which are world-class:
Apple’s ‘A9’ processor for next-gen iPhones and iPads will offer performance ‘to kill for’ – August 7, 2015