While high-end Android smartphone processors are powerful, they pale in comparison to Apple chips in certain benchmarks.
The Apple A10 Fusion chipset in the iPhone 7 is a powerful processor optimised for use with iOS – which shows in performance tests.
We compiled benchmark data for processors found in modern iOS and Android devices to determine the performance difference between the hardware groups.
User-submitted data from the Geekbench Browser, which provides Geekbench 4 benchmark results for both multi-core and single-core performance, was used.
While the hardware inside the high-end Xiaomi and Huawei devices showed a slight edge over the iPhone 7 in multi-core performance, Apple’s hardware defeats its competition in single-thread processing power.
Apple’s A10 Fusion processor also boasts almost double the single-core performance of the hardware inside Samsung’s Galaxy S8+, as shown in the tables below.
|Apple A10 Fusion @ 2.3GHz||iPhone 7 Plus||3,333||5,533|
|Apple A10 Fusion @ 2.3GHz||iPhone 7||3,325||5,516|
|Apple A9X @ 2.3GHz||iPad Pro 12.9-inch||3,029||4,961|
|Apple A9X @ 2.3 GHz||iPad Pro 9.7-inch||2,956||4,855|
|Apple A9 @ 1.8GHz||iPhone SE||2,400||4,072|
|Apple A9 @ 1.8GHz||iPhone 6s Plus||2,396||4,054|
|Apple A9 @ 1.8GHz||iPhone 6s||2,314||3,922|
|Apple A8X @ 1.5GHz||iPad Air 2||1,792||4,095|
|Snapdragon 835 @ 1.9GHz||Xiaomi Mi 6||1,904||6,006|
|HiSilicon Kirin 960 @ 1.8GHz||Huawei P10 Plus||1,892||5,804|
|HiSilicon Kirin 960 @ 1.8GHz||Huawei Mate 9||1,887||5,989|
|HiSilicon Kirin 950 @ 1.8GHz||Huawei Honor V8||1,827||5,425|
|Samsung Exynos 8890 @ 1.6GHz||Samsung Galaxy S7||1,800||5,269|
|Snapdragon 821 @ 2.2GHz||Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus||1,797||4,122|
|HiSilicon Kirin 955 @ 1.8GHz||Huawei P9 Plus||1,795||5,153|
|Samsung Exynos 8895 @ 1.6GHz||Samsung Galaxy S8+||1,792||5,500|