Benchmarks: Apple A4 vs. Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 vs. ARM Cortex A8 - Applications Performance, Javascript

Wondering how iPad's 1 Ghz Apple A4 processor measures up against iPhone 3GS' 600 Mhz ARM Cortex A8 chip and Google Nexus One's 1 Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 CPU in terms of webpage loading speed?



Anand Lal Shimpi of AnandTech pitted his freshly delivered iPad against the iPhone 3GS and Nexus One using a number of website loads as the primary benchmark test for each device's CPU and found out that the iPad's Apple A4 processor is 10 to 30 percent faster than both ARM Cortex A8 of iPhone and Qualcomm Snapdragon of Nexus One. Here's his complete benchmarks results chart:


Applications Processor Performance

 

Apple iPad (Apple A4)

Apple iPhone 3GS (ARM Cortex A8)

Google Nexus One (Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250)

% A4 Faster than Snapdragon

Load www.anandtech.com

6.2 seconds

9.3 seconds

8.8 seconds

41%

Load www.digg.com

10.6 seconds

18.0 seconds

11.5 seconds

8.7%

Load www.tomshardware.com

7.9 seconds

13.9 seconds

8.6 seconds

8.7%

Load www.arstechnica.com

7.8 seconds

13.8 seconds

11.0 seconds

39.9%

Load www.legitreviews.com

6.8 seconds

12.3 seconds

8.6 seconds

26%

Load www.techreport.com

3.7 seconds

7.4 seconds

4.2 seconds

11.6%

Load www.engadget.com

13.8 seconds

22.8 seconds

22.0 seconds

59.4%

Load www.gizmodo.com

14.1 seconds

21.4 seconds

16.7 seconds

18.5%

Load m.cnn.com

3.0 seconds

6.0 seconds

2.6 seconds

-11.8%

Off hand, it looks like Apple A4 is giving both ARM Cortex A8 a serious performance beating.

Anand also found out that Apple A4 has 37.6% performance advantage over the Qualcomm QSD8250 in rendering Javascipt, which includes generating a tagcloud from JSON input, a 3D raytracer, cryptography tests, code decompression, and many more. Read more about AnandTech's Apple A8 vs. Qualcomm vs. ARM Cortex A4 benchmarks test results HERE.



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2 comments:

  1. AnandTech is owned by Apple so the results will be biased; unless independent results come out using standard benchmarking testing conditions, ....dubious

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  2. Wow, the comparison is like saying meat is better than grass because cheetah is faster than horse when u try to race them on the same road.

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