There has been a somewhat sad irony in the smartphone market over the past few years. Android device vendors initially had some trouble competing with Apple’s iPhone, so one tactic they tried was to focus on specs and perceived power. Apple’s iPhone lineup has always appeared to be behind the times on paper, so it was an easy target in this regard; even now, the iPhone doesn’t pack an octa-core processor or eye-popping processor clock speeds like many Android phones.
Of course, Apple is all about efficiency and savvy smartphone users all know that the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are the fastest and most powerful smartphones in the world despite appearing somewhat modest on paper. Interestingly, however, that title could be stripped from Apple’s new iPhones sooner than anyone expected. More →