Apple’s new iPad Air 2 goes on sale this week, the new tablet comes with an Apple A8X processor, and now we have some benchmarks on the iPad Air 2.
The iPad Air 2 has appeared on Geekbench, and the results are impressive, the benchmarks also revealed that the Apple A8x processor is a triple core 1.5GHz processor and the tablet comes with 2GB of RAM.
As you can see from the benchmarks below, in the Geekbench 3 Multi-Core, the new iPad Air scored 4477, this compares to score of 2879 for the new iPhone 6 and 2854 for the new iPhone 6 Plus.
Last years iPad Air managed to score 2664, so this new score of 4477 for the iPad Air 2 is a significant performance improvement over the previous iPad Air tablet.
In the single core performance the new iPad Air score 1812, the iPhone 6 1609, the iPhone 6 Plus 1596, and the original iPad Air scored 1472.
The new iPad Air 2 is around 55 percent faster than the iPhone 6 and the device is around 68 percent faster than the first generation iPad Air.
Apple will start selling their new iPad Air this week along with the new iPad Mini 3 with Retina display. The company recently announced their financial results, and iPad sales were down from last year, we suspect the new iPad Air could help Apple increase their tablet sales.
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