The Apple iPad 4 was refreshed just 7 months after the iPad 3 or the new iPad was launched and the main feature that has seen an upgrade is the processor. The iPad 4 will be going on sale Nov 2nd but it looks like we don’t have to wait to find out how it fairs in when run through stress test we love to run on our gadgets.
The 4th generation iPad packs one gigabyte of RAM and 1.4 GHz CPU, when you put it up against the previous generations it is an expected step forward. What you’ll see above is a GeekBench score of 1757. The iPad 3 scored 747 and the iPad 2 769, so its new A6x processor has more than doubled the previous generation. The iPad 3 scored lower than the iPad 2 because of the higher screen resolution, so it looks like Apple has taken care of that in their newest device.
So it’s a clear choice between the iPad 3 and iPad 2, but will you be going for iPad Mini?