“DroidModderX ROOT Master” has posted a real-life speed test between Apple’s dual-core A8-powered iPhone 6 running iOS 8 vs. Samsung’s new Galaxy Note 5 which offers an octa-core Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 running Android 5.1.1.
Apple’s iPhone 6 which is a device utilizing Apple’s A8 and Apple’s iOS 8 which are harmoniously tuned for maximum performance and power efficiency.
Samsung’s Note 5 is a device utilizing an off-the-shelf operating system from a search engine company loaded into a Korean device with an off-the-rack processor.
Apple’s iPhone 6 finished the test in 1:08:09. Samsung’s finally finished in 1:25:19 or over 25% slower!
In this case, two is better than eight by a country mile.
MacDailyNews Take: Watch those styluses now.
If it’s not an iPhone, it’s not an iPhone.
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