Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 24th Sep 2017 00:09 UTC

The "Bionic" part in the name of Apple's A11 Bionic chip isn't just marketing speak. It's the most powerful processor ever put in a mobile phone. We've put this chip to the test in both synthetic benchmarks and some real-world speed trials, and it obliterates every Android phone we tested.

As far as SoCs go, Apple is incredibly far ahead of Qualcomm and Samsung. These companies have some serious soul-searching to do.

I can't wait for AnandTech to dive into the A11 Bionic, so we can get some more details than just people comparing GeekBench scores.

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RE[3]: Comment by Fergy
by Kochise on Sun 24th Sep 2017 18:18 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Fergy"
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No, that's cool, I really mean it, with that power under the hood, they'll now be able to send mms and do (proper) multitasking. And even display flash animations without lags.

For a device that stays 90% of the time idle and whose purposed usage is phoning (which the 3310 was capable of too), that sure is needed processing power. Could it run a Java version of Excel ?

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