Beast: Apple’s iPhone 7 A10 processor significantly faster than the iPhone 6s’ A9 in early benchmarks

iClarified reports, “The A10 SoC, which will ship with the iPhone 7, will allegedly be 18% faster than the A9 chip in the iPhone 6s, according to a new report from Techtastic.”

“The site claims that a source has revealed preliminary Geekbench scores for the processor of 3000 points, about the same as the A9X found in the iPad Pro,” iClarified reports. “‘The benchmark app Geekbench 3 A10 able to achieve a single-core of more than 3,000 items, about the same amount as the Apple A9X, which under the hood of the iPad Pro 9.7 and 12.9 can be found. Apple A9 of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus usually scores around 2500 points, which equates to a performance increase of about 18%.'”

iClarified reports, “The report also notes that while preliminary benchmarks of the A9 versus A8 chip showed a similar increase, the final result was much higher at around 43%.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Shhh!

As we wrote last month: “The lower the expectations are set for iPhone 7, the more spectacularly they will exceeded.”

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    1. Times have changed, my liege.

      Steve jobs is dead and his successors have learnt the folly of trusting the judiciary, whose hallowed chambers are not immune from the stench of corruption.

      Escaped vassals and apprentices can make a day’s wages by exercising their traitorous tongues. It is often said that nothing is sacred. That is the abbreviated form of the original saying: nothing is sacred to the self-serving save personal reward.

    2. Anything they don’t know for certain, they simply make up. That’s why there’s always so much fiction surrounding Apple products. It’s rather amazing how these people can make a living from disparaging Apple. I honestly don’t believe they have a working A10 chip for testing benchmarks. How could they possibly acquire something like that? Certainly Apple wouldn’t let them have one for the purpose of benchmarking.

    3. When Steve was alive, Apple was making a few million iPhones per quarter. It was a much smaller target, and there were much fewer people involved with the process of building a new iPhone.

      The massive network of factories and companies dealing with apple today is realistically impossible to completely control. The task was much easier when Steve was alive and Apple was small.

  1. Most of the Geekbench numbers you see floating around on the web are the result of users who are checking the speed of their own device with an online test server. The test sites cannot identify the individual user, but they can ID what processor was being tested. If somebody in lawful possession of a device with an A10 processor decided to use one of those sites to check its Geekbench score, the site would acquire a valid data point for comparison with the A9. No conspiracy theory or press-bashing necessary. The same thing happens when new versions of Safari and other browsers are under development—some of the visited websites see an unannounced browser version in their user statistics.

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