We all know that the latest Apple devices are great (so far) when it comes to entertainment and particularly, the gaming experience, but recent benchmarks focussed on this matter deliver precise figures – to evaluate the gap between iOS devices and its rivals.
The teams at spaceport.io came out with a benchmark system, PerfMark, aimed to evaluate the performance of HTML 5 games and apps, across various operating systems, browsers, and devices.
One of the key tests designed to measure the device’s capability is animating an image movements. Their tests were focussed on iOS versions 4 and 5, Android from 2.0 to the latest, including the Android Kindle Fire.
After thorough investigations, iPad 2 confirmed its position in the top of the pecking order, with the highest score – 327 points. Next in line was Apple’s latest handset, iPhone 4S with 252 points.
The Android army of devices, even the tablet and handsets, with better features than the named Apple tablet and smartphone, were left far behind.
As an example, the star of the Android range Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone scored 147 points, where the highly popular Kindle Fire reached a modest score of 25 points.Leave a comment on this article