HTC One M9 Rumors Firming Up


With the HTC One M9 launch date officially confirmed for March 1st by HTC themselves, we’re now starting to see a flood of leaks and images emerge. And while the past few weeks have been filled with different rumors, today two key new reports have surfaced that are firming up all the details. The first […]

All New HTC One Leaks Leave Little to the Imagination


The All New HTC One smartphone, set to be announced on March 25th, has leaked again from multiple sources this afternoon leaving little room for consumers to be surprised once HTC confirms the new device. Following a massive 12 minute video leak this weekend which revealed almost the entire device. From hardware, software, and more, […]

Everything You Need to Know About How Fast the iPad Air Is

iPad Air Benchmarks Comparison

The iPad Air is a blazing fast iPad that makes iOS 7 feel smooth as silk compared to the iPad 3 that many users are upgrading from. Thanks to the new Apple A7 64-bit processor and the latest IOS 7 optimizations everything form opening apps to typing and working on the iPad Air feels smoother […]

iPad Air Benchmarks Are Twice as Fast as iPad 4

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Benchmarks of the iPad Air have appeared for the first time, and they confirm Apple’s claims that the new tablet is twice as fast as the previous-generation iPad 4. Primate Labs posted Geekbench 3 benchmarks for the new iPad Air, and it scored a 1465 with single-core performance and 2643 with multi-core performance, doubling the […]

13-inch MacBook Pro Retina vs. 13-inch MacBook Air (2013)

There is no matte option, but when comparing the MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro Retina, the Air may be a better option.

In a quest for performance and long battery life most Apple shoppers will ultimately start to compare the 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina Late 2013 model and the MacBook Air Mid-2013 model which Apple introduced this summer. Both of these new Apple notebooks use the latest Intel 4th Generation Haswell processors which combine with OS X […]

Not Just Samsung: Almost All Companies Inflate Benchmarks


It was recently discovered that Samsung tampered with benchmark results for its new Galaxy Note 3 phablet-style smartphone, and while all the fingers are pointed at Samsung, it turns that almost all phone manufacturers are doing the same thing, according to a report by AnandTech. The report provides evidence that suggests nearly all phone manufacturers, with […]

Processor Doping: Do Smartphone Benchmarks Really Matter?


In the early days of Android, disparity between processors, clock speeds, and the manufacturers of the ARM-based CPUs meant that there was no objective way to compare a phone’s performance. Benchmarking tools helped to solve that by normalizing the curve and comparing processor and graphics performance, applying applicable tasks that can be repeated regardless of […]

Nokia Begins Testing Quad-Core Lumia Smartphone


Current Windows Phone 8 models today are limited to just a dual-core processor, up from the single-core CPU support on Windows Phone 7 models last year, but that is about to change as Nokia is beginning to test quad-core processors on an un-announced Windows Phone 8 model. The test was done using the GFXBench tool, which […]

Intel Makes Galaxy Tab 3 the Fastest Android Tablet


A report from GL Brenchmark suggests that Samsung may be switching from processors based on UK-based ARM Holdings’ designs to Intel’s x86 architecture on its newest tablet. Specs and benchmarks for what is believed to be Samsung’s third generation and un-announced tablet series show the device running on a Clover Trail Atom processor made from Intel. […]

HP Planning High-End SlateBook 10 X2 Android Tablet?

Windows 8-powered HP Envy X2 tablet with keyboard dock

After having recently introduced a more budget oriented Slate 7 Android tablet, it looks like PC-maker HP will try its hand at the more premium segment with a high-end SlateBook 10 X2 tablet. According to benchmarks that were captured from AnTuTu and reported by German site TabTech, the SlateBook 10 X2 will have a 10-inch display, quad-core […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Declared Fastest Smartphone Yet


Benchmark tests of the Galaxy S4 from Android Authority show the phone Samsung launched last week as the fastest smartphone yet. Primate Labs, makers of GeekBench, compared the Galaxy S4 result from Android Authority to other smartphones. The S4 topped the charts with a score of 3163. The closest competitor to the Galaxy S4 is the new HTC […]

NVIDIA Tegra 4 Benchmarks Show Incredible Speed

NVIDIA Tegra 4 and Tegra 4i

A set of new benchmarks of the upcoming NVIDIA Tegra 4 show the chip is a big improvement over the previous iteration the Tegra 3. Engadget recorded the benchmarks at Mobile World Congress from a reference Tegra 4 tablet NVIDIA had on display at the show. The publication then compared those numbers to similar benchmarks […]

Benchmarks Confirm $149 Galaxy Tab 3’s Specs


Leaked benchmarks from GLBenchmark may have confirmed some of the specs behind Samsung’s rumored and anticipated Galaxy Tab 3 Android tablets that are headed for a Mobile World Congress debut. The Galaxy Tab 3 is expected to launch with both a 10.1-inch display size as well as a 7-inch screen size, though the smaller screen size […]

Benchmarks Reveal Midrange Verizon-Bound Samsung Godiva Android Phone


Benchmarking site GLBenchmark may have revealed an unannounced Samsung phone with the model number SGH-I425 that’s headed to U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network. The smartphone has a codename of Godiva and appears to be a mid-range model with some commendable specs that are similar to those found on the U.S. release of the flagship […]

Did the Entry-Level Samsung Galaxy Grand Phablet Just Get Benchmarked?

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With the success of larger screen devices such as the Galaxy Note and the Galaxy Note II, Samsung may be pushing into the entry-level space with the same phablet form factor. It looks like the leaked Samsung Galaxy Grand phablet, an entry-level device with specs such as a lower resolution WVGA display spread out over […]

iPad Fourth-Gen Benchmarks Say It’s Faster Than iPhone 5

iPad fourth generation benchmarks

Apple’s new iPad is much faster than the iPad third generation, and even faster than the iPhone 5 in early GeekBench benchmarks according to SlashGear. The early benchmarks likely come from a journalist who has the iPad fourth generation for review. A similar thing happened with the iPhone 5. These new benchmarks give the iPad […]

Benchmark Confirms Dual-Core Exynos 5 CPU on Nexus 10 Tablet


It’s been rumored that the Nexus 10 tablet will be coming alongside the debut of Android 4.2 Key Lime Pie and the LG Nexus 4 smartphone, and now we know that the Samsung-made Nexus 10 will debut with a new dual-core Exynos 5 CPU. The tablet along with LG’s smartphone and Google’s Android 4.2 OS […]

Next-Gen Exynos 5 CPU Seen on Samsung TE4 Benchmarks


A device with a codename of Samsung TE4 was recently spotted using Rightware benchmarking technology with some new hardware under the hood. In particular, the device was shown running a dual-core ARM Cortex A15 processor clocked at 1.7 GHz with a new Malu T604 GPU. Android and Me is reporting that one potential for Samsung […]

iPhone 5 Benchmarks Say It’s Twice as Fast as iPad

iPhone 5 GeekBench test

The iPhone 5 uses Apple’s brand new A6 chip which the company claims is twice as fast as the iPhone 4S, but it won’t give out exact numbers. Today we have some benchmarks from the new iPhone that shows just how fast it is. According to 9To5Mac someone with access to an iPhone 5 ran […]

13-inch Retina MacBook Pro Shows up in New Benchmarks

13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display geekbench benchmarks

At WWDC Apple announced its new next generation MacBook Pro, the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The company has plans to bring the high-resolution screen to the smaller MacBook Pro as well, it seems. According to MacRumors, new benchmarks at Geekbench point to a 13-inch MacBook Pro with a Retina Display. The new benchmarks […]