Apple’s latest smartphone, iPhone 13, continues to maintain its lead over Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones. This time, the victim is Galaxy S22, which ships in two processor variants: Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, and Exynos 2200. Despite two types of chips, Galaxy S22 still lags behind the A15 Bionic chip in iPhone 13.
As per benchmarks from PCMag’s comparison between Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Pixel 6, and iPhone 13 Pro Max, Apple’s smartphone beats the competition in most of the tests.
iPhone 13 Pro Max vs Galaxy S22
The benchmark tests included Geekbench 5, GFXBench 5, Basemark Web, and put the CPU, graphics, and machine learning performance to test. Apple’s A15 chip was able to outperform the competition in all but one benchmark.
The Galaxy S22 Ultra with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 scored 3,433 in Geekbench 5 multi-core test, while iPhone 13 Pro Max easily outperformed it by scoring 4,647. In single-core performance, iPhone 13 Pro Max maintained a massive lead and scored 1735, compared to 1232 by Galaxy S22 Ultra, which is the highest score by any of the Android smartphones in the tests.
In terms of machine learning performance, iPhone 13 Pro Max again destroyed the competition by scoring 948. This was double the score of other smartphones in the test, while Google Pixel 6 lagged behind with just 309, despite its Tensor chip which was claimed to be a “milestone” in machine learning.
In GFXBench 5, iPhone 13 Pro Max performed the best when it came to Aztec Ruins Offscreen, with a score of 36. In Aztec Ruins Onscreen tests, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra leaped ahead when they were configured with FHD resolutions, and scored 60 and 59 respectively, compared to 54 by the iPhone 13 Pro Max.
In Basemark Web, iPhone 13 Pro Max scored 1139, which was almost double the score of the second smartphone, which was Galaxy S22+ at 578.
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