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Old 09-19-2012, 01:44 PM   #10
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Ars Technica:
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Apple's iPhone 5 is the fastest smartphone ever tested using the WebKit team's SunSpider JavaScript benchmark, apparently due to the custom core design of the A6 processor. The benchmark performs over twice as fast on the A6 as it does on the A5 processor in the iPhone 4S, and even bests smartphones running Intel's x86-based Atom processors, according to AnandTech.
How'd they manage that? Anandtech:
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The A6 is the first Apple SoC to use its own ARMv7 based processor design. The CPU core(s) aren't based on a vanilla A9 or A15 design from ARM IP, but instead are something of Apple's own creation.
I believe it was Dave_S who declared that any performance increases in this iPhone were Qualcomm's work, since Apple doesn't innovate. Can't be right every time, I guess.

Geekbench scores are out too:


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