iPad Air blows away competitors in Geekbench tests

On October 30, 2013


During the October 22nd Keynote Apple did boast that the new iPad Air was MUCH faster than competing tablets, including the iPad 4, well now Geekbench scores has revealed that the iPad Air is actually an incredible 80% faster than its predecessor, what’s more the iPad Air is more than five times faster than the iPad 2.

When run through Geekbench tests the iPad Air achieved a single-core Geekbench score of 1,465, while the previous generation only achieved a measly 771. In multi-core tests, the iPad Air achieved 2,643 points, while the previous model achieved 1,408.

As you can see in the scores below the  iPad Air’s processor is clocked at 1.4GHz,  this is 100MHz more than the 1.3 GHz A7 chip that Apple installs in the iPhone 5s.

You can see the results below: