Cheapest iPhone Has More Processor Power Than Most Expensive Android

Android Central says “The cheapest iPhone has a more powerful processor than the most expensive Android phone”. Yup… the $399 iPhone SE kicks the ass of every Android phone by a mile, and then some. Including Samsung’s top of their line, Galaxy S20 Ultra starting at a whopping $1,399 !!! And shockingly, that’s not a typo. A Samsung phone that costs $1,000 more, gets creamed by Apple’s cheapest iPhone.

Embarrassing… Almost makes me wanna cry for Android.

…Nah, not really.

Apple’s A13 processor in the iPhone SE absolutely destroys the best processor that Android phones can offer, the Snapdragon 865 from Qualcomm. And, BTW, so does Apple’s web design.

From Android Central’s article The cheapest iPhone has a more powerful processor than the most expensive Android phone:

…the A13 is a stronger chip than the Snapdragon 865 for daily use in every category…

Android Central

It’s really really f-ugly for Android. Apple’s silicon is years ahead of everyone. It’s stunningly embarrassing for everyone else.

John Gruber brings it home with this:

Geekbench benchmarks peg the A13 single-threaded performance at a little more than 1.5x that of the Snapdragon 865, and about 1.8x that of the Snapdragon 855 — the chip that powers most flagship Android phones still on the market, including Google’s Pixel 4.

John Gruber, Daring Fireball

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