What's it like using the world's fastest smartphone?

​Apple A11 Bionic processor

Apple A11 Bionic processor

I should be awed by the fact that I own the world’s fastest smartphone, but to be honest it’s all a bit underwhelming.

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According to Geekbench benchmarks, the A11 Bionic processor that powers the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the eagerly awaited iPhone X, is so fast it crushes the Snapdragon chip found in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

“At this point, you’ve got desktop-class performance in a handset. There’s no way of looking at it any other way,” John Poole, founder of Primate Labs, told Tom’s Guide. “I wouldn’t have thought to use my first-generation iPhone to edit video. I would’ve thought you were crazy.”

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