Given that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are the latest smartphones from the Cupertino company, many would have expected that Apple would include the latest and greatest hardware in their new flagship smartphones, right? Granted there have been many jokes about its “old” specs like the dual-core processors, 1GB of RAM, and etc., we’re sure some would have thought that its performance would silence some of the critics.
Unfortunately that does not seem to be the case, thanks to the benchmark charts over at Rightware which seems to have revealed that the iPhone 6 has ranked number 17 in terms of GPU benchmarks. In fact Apple’s ranking puts them behind not only devices released in 2014, like the Samsung Galaxy S5, but also older devices from 2013 like the Sony Xperia Z1, the Xperia Z Ultra, and the Nokia Lumia 1520 (which is currently sitting in the number one position).
Google’s very own Nexus 5 also managed to edge out the iPhone 6 and despite it being newer, the iPhone 6 did not exactly blow past the iPhone 5s in terms of benchmarking results either. We suppose on paper this does not look good for the iPhone 6 and is probably disappointing for fans and users who are all about the numbers.
However we should note that apps and features on iOS have usually been optimized for Apple’s hardware, meaning that despite the dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM, apps will still be able to run smoothly and incompatibility, at least for newer iPhones, shouldn’t be an issue, but what do you guys think? Are you a tad disappointed by these results, or do you not care as long as your experience is good?