iPad Air 2 with 2GB RAM is 55% Faster Than iPhone 6 / 6 Plus, 68% Than iPad Air



Despite the announcement of the iPad Air 2 last Thursday not all Apple tablet details were unveiled, being in the air one of the most rumors had created before its release: the available RAM. Weeks before the Apple event in Cupertino rumored to finally might have decided to increase the RAM on your iPad up to 2GB, and although very few mortals may already have an iPad Air 2 for testing, the first made upon it benchmarks confirm this: the Air iPad 2 has 2GB of RAM, but also the A8X processor is not dual core, but it has three cores as the same tests.


The test was performed with the known Geekbench in version 3.2.2, and the details offered are that you see in the picture above. The processor A8X Air iPad 2, a variation of A8 iPhone 6 and 6 Plus has three cores and runs at 1.50 GHz in addition, a higher rate than the A8 has only two cores and runs at 1.40 GHz . Additionally you can see 2GB of RAM versus 1GB with iPhones 6 and 6 Plus. The total test score Air iPad 2 is 1812, higher than the 1609 for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with 1596 If you look at the result in the Multi-Core tests, the differences are much higher, with 4477 points iPad vs. Air 2 2879 2854 iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Apple never usually give complete specifications of their devices, even though just a few days after launch we know all the details within them. The RAM has always been one of the most criticized aspects of the Apple devices, especially when compared to other Android devices incorporating a lot more RAM. However the performance testing as winners always get Apple devices, showing that all is not hardware, but software optimization is equally important.

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