As we all know, Apple announced its new flagship iPhone model, the iPhone X, at the Apple Event on Tuesday. The device is outfitted with an A11 Bionic chip that has two performance cores (for intensive tasks) and four efficiency cores (for low-power tasks). Of course, the A11 definitely outdoes the old A10 chip in the iPhone 7, but that isn't the only device that it's better than: Geekbench scores show that the iPhone X processor is more powerful than the that of the 10.5" iPad Pro as well as some MacBooks. In fact, it seems that the iPhone X is the highest performance smartphone available, with a single-core score of 4169, and an average multi-core score of 9836. As MacRumors mentioned, though, some individual scores were way higher than that, "with single-core scores topping out at 4274 and multi-core scores at 10438." The publication goes on to say:
However, analyst Dan Matte said in a blog post that he advises everyone to "completely ignore geekbench," calling the improvements "relatively modest":
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