Primate Labs' recently released a online charts for its Geekbench Browser for iOS and Android devices. The charts presents comparisons of processor and memory benchmark tests submitted by Geekbench app users.
The Geekbench Browser data is a composite based on results from real-world, user tests with Geekbench. However, the test isn't comprehensive; for example, they don't look at video or local storage performance.
The current winner in the iOS benchmarks is an iPad 2 (GSM) with a score of 753, beating a third-generation iPad by 3 points.
The current winner on the Android page is the ASUS Transformer Prime TF201, running a 4-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 (1,300-MHz). Its score is 1,483, almost twice that of the iPad.
However, processor and memory performance — in fact, all hardware performance — are only one part of a computing solution and the user value. The iOS solution is still the strongest on the market.
That fact continues to be evident in the continuing strong sales of the iPad and iPhone. According to market stats released Monday from ABI Research, Apple shipped 11.8 million iPads in the first quarter of this year.
Apple continued to lead the market with nearly 65% of worldwide units and surpassed 67 million cumulative shipments in its first eight quarters of availability. iPad can’t claim the highest mobile broadband (3G/4G) attach rate for media tablets, though Apple retains its title of shipping the most 3G-enabled tablets by outpacing the number two competitor by a factor of eight. “The majority of iPad buyers continue to be satisfied with Wi-Fi wireless coverage,” adds Orr. The leading model shipments and the ongoing challenges mobile operators face in convincing iPad owners to even try the mobile broadband connectivity once are expected to continue for the foreseeable future.