Wow, the iP6 isn't much faster than the 5s

Daniel3102

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nnacrumors

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****storm incoming


Prepare for the people who ordered one to tear you apart for even suggesting the iPhone 6 isn't the most awesome amazing supreme phone ever.
 

Noble Actual

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DAMN IT...

I guess I should just stay with my iPhone 4.

But seriously. I don't give a **** especially about benchmarks.
 
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mark824

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From TechRadar:

The iPhone 6 seemed to be the slicker of the two new iHandsets when it comes to chugging away under the finger, although when looking at the Geekbench 3 scores, we can see it's almost identical to the iPhone 6 Plus (average score of 2905 vs 2911 for the 6 Plus)

To tell you the truth, the iPhone 6+ is just a fatter heavier iPhone 6, i say sarcastically.

They are both good phones. Live with what you bought and let others be happy with what they bought.
 

Daniel3102

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Prepare for the people who ordered one to tear you apart for even suggesting the iPhone 6 isn't the most awesome amazing supreme phone ever.
Haha I'm ready!! Lol Jk!

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I respect the people that bought the iP6 and 6+, but I them so!! I KNEW the iP6 wouldn't be that much faster! I got attacked for saying that it wasn't going to be a big upgrade with the CPU!!!!! To all the people that got mad at me, :p :p :p
 

jmantn

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iPhone 5s
single core: 1409
multi core: 2549


iPhone 6
single core:1517
multi core:2586


iPhone 6+
single core:1610
multi core:2877

To tell ya the truth, the iP6 is just a 5s with a bigger screen! You CANNOT tell me that just 400 points (at the most) more means much in real world use!! What do you guys think?

this is my source: http://www.macworld.com/article/2684242/iphone-6-and-iphone-6-plus-review-bigger-is-in-fact-better-in-the-right-hands.html#tk.twt_mw
Not sure what u do on ur iPhone but I do tons of photography and some gaming and I never ever experienced a slow down. Faster specs don't mean much when you're not even able to notice a slow down currently.

On a different note looking forward to AC Wifi to go with my Asus AC RT-87U router :)
 

MassiveAttack

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So annoying seeing benchmarks being posted left and right. The average person even advanced users like me can give two craps about benchmarks.
 

Daniel3102

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So annoying seeing benchmarks being posted left and right. The average person even advanced users like me can give two craps about benchmarks.
Thats my point. A few hundred points on a synthetic benchmark means close to NOTHING in the real world.

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Guys, lets look at it this way, the 5s was 2X faster than the iP5! The 6 doesn't come close to that! The 5 to 5s was a better upgrade!
 

mtneer

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It's the tick tock model employed by many industries. The full integers get new hardware design paradigms while the S generation upgrades get beefed up internals for the same hardware design. It has been so for a while now. Why is this even "news"?
 

iPhone7ate9

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iPhone 5s
single core: 1409
multi core: 2549


iPhone 6
single core:1517
multi core:2586


iPhone 6+
single core:1610
multi core:2877

To tell ya the truth, the iP6 is just a 5s with a bigger screen! You CANNOT tell me that just 400 points (at the most) more means much in real world use!! What do you guys think?

this is my source: http://www.macworld.com/article/2684242/iphone-6-and-iphone-6-plus-review-bigger-is-in-fact-better-in-the-right-hands.html#tk.twt_mw

When the 5S came out it was the new super super fast phone and still beats lots of other phones in benchmarks, so really is the 6 not being that much faster a bad thing?
 

Retired Cat

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This is no surprise. The A8 is a tweaked A7. The 'S' models always get the big CPU upgrade. The iPhone 5 A6 is the exception…
 

zbarvian

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The chips are the same, guys. There's always slight discrepancies with Geekbench scores. Other results show iPhone 6 ahead. And they only promised UP TO 25% boost in CPU, which is about right with these scores.
 

bdb23

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I agree. However, it is much faster than my current phone - iPhone 5.

So, really, in getting a new phone from an iPhone 5... I'll chose the 6 over the 5s. If I had a 5s, probably wouldn't really need to do an upgrade... but since I'm upgrading, why settle for a 5s?

Most people are in this boat, I know some people, especially on this forum get every new phone, but most consumers do not. 2 year contracts, so most people are going from 5 to 6.

So, while you have a point, it is irrelevant to most users going from 5 to 6...
 

MegLuvsMacs

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I may be wrong but I don't think Apple was going for a speedier chip this go around, I think they just wanted to switch to the 20 nm process. Which in turn saved battery life and didn't really improve performance. *shrugs* I may be wrong though
 

t0mat0

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And the 5s didn't do so great on some graphics tests when it came out as per Anandtech's review.

I'd prefer improvements in the OS, and apps, over a benchmark per se. We'll see - anandtech's review last year was out before launch day, so we'll have some finer information and decent benchmarking on all fronts in a day or so.
 

chupachup

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iPhone 5s
single core: 1409
multi core: 2549


iPhone 6
single core:1517
multi core:2586


iPhone 6+
single core:1610
multi core:2877

To tell ya the truth, the iP6 is just a 5s with a bigger screen! You CANNOT tell me that just 400 points (at the most) more means much in real world use!! What do you guys think?

this is my source: http://www.macworld.com/article/2684242/iphone-6-and-iphone-6-plus-review-bigger-is-in-fact-better-in-the-right-hands.html#tk.twt_mw
Benchmarks don't mean anything. When it comes out go to the store and try it out.