iPhone 5 faster than a 4s?

Prozium12

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Is the iPhone 5 just an iPhone 4S made thinner and taller, I've got my new iPhone 5 still have my 4s but I've watched some side by side comparisons and the 4s is as fast if not faster than the 5 surely Apple have made the 5 faster at everything or they should have,please tell me Apple..is the a6 processor better, is it quad core?


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The A6 is not a quad core but it appears to be faster and smoother to me...
 

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Is the iPhone 5 just an iPhone 4S made thinner and taller, I've got my new iPhone 5 still have my 4s but I've watched some side by side comparisons and the 4s is as fast if not faster than the 5 surely Apple have made the 5 faster at everything or they should have,please tell me Apple..is the a6 processor better, is it quad core?


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It is quite a bit faster... it runs at 1.06GHz versus 800MHz for the 4S
Also features 1MB RAM instead of 512MB which makes things go much faster

Here are more numbers that show the 5 is much faster than a 4S:

http://www.macrumors.com/2012/09/16...r-in-geekbench-showing-dual-core-1ghz-a6-cpu/
 

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Is the iPhone 5 just an iPhone 4S made thinner and taller, I've got my new iPhone 5 still have my 4s but I've watched some side by side comparisons and the 4s is as fast if not faster than the 5 surely Apple have made the 5 faster at everything or they should have,please tell me Apple..is the a6 processor better, is it quad core?


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Here's some more interesting reading for ya:

http://www.macrumors.com/2012/09/21/Apples-a6-chip-confirmed-to-carry-triple-core-graphics/
 

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My 4S is faster than my 5 but that's because I have FakeClockUp installed ;)
 
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Is the iPhone 5 just an iPhone 4S made thinner and taller, I've got my new iPhone 5 still have my 4s but I've watched some side by side comparisons and the 4s is as fast if not faster than the 5 surely Apple have made the 5 faster at everything or they should have,please tell me Apple..is the a6 processor better, is it quad core?


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The iPhone 5 is faster than the 4S actually many says that iPhone 5 is the current fastest smartphone in land base on the comparison made by several tech blog and sites.
 
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its due to faster A6 chip in iPhone 5 that makes it work like magic wand
 

RyansTitan05

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No comparison for me! iPhone 5 is blazing fast!
 

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My iPhone 5 is MUCH more faster than 4S. I've been doing speed test all weekend with it against my iPad, a 4S, and Wifi.