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SHOOTOUT: 2018 iPhone XS Max versus 13-inch MacBook Pros

Posted September 11th, 2018 by rob-ART morgan, mad scientist
September 21st added
iPhone XS Max

Still waiting for the 2018 iPad Pro (3rd Generation), but here is how the new iPhone XS Max and current iPad Pro compare to four 13-inch MacBook Pros.

GRAPH LEGEND
2018 MacBook Pro 2.7GHz 4-core = 2018 MacBook Pro 13-inch, 2.7GHz Quad-core i7, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 GPU, 16G of 2133 MHz LPDDR3 memory, 512GB PCIe based flash storage
2018 iPhone XS Max = 2018 iPhone XS Max, A12 6-core processor, 4G of memory
2017 MacBook Pro 3.5GHz 2-core = 2017 MacBook Retina 13-inch, 3.5GHz Dual-Core i7 processor, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650 GPU, 16G of 2133 MHz LPDDR3 memory, 1TB PCIe based flash storage
2016 MacBook Pro 3.3GHz 2-core = 2016 MacBook Retina 13-inch, 3.3GHz Dual-Core i7 processor, Intel Iris Graphics 550 GPU, 16G of 2133 MHz LPDDR3 memory, 1TB PCIe based flash storage
2017 iPad Pro 2.3GHz 3-core = 2017 iPad Pro 12.9 inch (iPad7,2 - 2nd Generation), 2.39GHz A10X processor, 4G of memory, 512GB flash storage
2017 MacBook Pro 2.3GHz 2-core = 2017 MacBook Retina 13-inch, 2.3GHz Dual-Core i5 processor, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 GPU, 8G of 2133 MHz LPDDR3 memory, 256G PCIe based flash storage

Geekbench 4 CPU
The OVERALL score is a combination of integer, floating-point, and memory performance. (HIGHEST Score = FASTEST)

Geekbench 4 GPU Compute (Metal)
The GPU various tests range from image processing to computer vision to number crunching. (HIGHEST Score = FASTEST)

GFXBench Metal
It is a cross-platform intensive graphics performance analysis with game-like content.. All the game simulations were run in 1080p Offscreen mode to make it a fair fight.
(HIGHEST number in Frames per Second = FASTEST)

ANALYSIS
We don't have a new iPad Pro Gen 3 yet, but the iPhone XS Max with A12 processor hints at the performance we can expect.

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