iPhone XR benchmarks confirm essentially identical performance to the iPhone XS

With the iPhone XR containing the same A12 Bionic chip as the iPhone XS, we expected it to offer identical performance, and this has now been confirmed. Macworld reported on the results it found from iPhone XR benchmarks … more… The post iPhone XR benchmarks confirm essentially identical performance to the iPhone XS appeared first on […]

Apple’s A12 Bionic comes close to desktop CPU performance in benchmarks

Performance improvements in the A12 Bionic chip used in the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max has put Apple’s in-house CPU designs on a par with processors used in notebooks and computers, one extensive deep dive declares, with the latest processor bringing the mobile chip line within striking distance of "the best desktop CPUs." […]

Benchmarks Show iPhone Performance Difference When iOS 9’s Low Power Mode is Activated

With iOS 9, Apple introduced a Low Power mode, designed to extend battery life when an iPhone’s power is running low. According to the feature’s description, Low Power mode works by reducing an iPhone’s performance and cutting down on background activity. Geekbench 3 has just been updated to work with iOS 9, letting us get […]

First 12? MacBook 1.3GHz benchmarks: top model rivals 1.4GHz iMac, 2014 MacBook Air

Following Apple’s shipments of the first 1.3GHz versions of the 12″ MacBook this week, benchmarks have started to appear online for the new Intel Core M-5Y71 machine. Geekbench 3 shows the following results for each model, which vary based on the testing mode (32/64-bit) and number of processor cores used (single or multiple cores). MacBook 1.1GHz 32-Bit: […]

Benchmarks Confirm New MacBook Air Brings Decent Speed Improvements, MacBook Pro Less So

Earlier this week, we shared some Geekbench benchmarks for the Broadwell processors in the new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro and the new 13-inch MacBook Air, which pointed towards speeds that were comparable to mid-2014 models. At the time, we noted the results might shift once more data came in and the machines got past their […]