iOS 5 vs iOS 6: Performance Differences

We’ve heard a lot about the 200-plus new features in iOS 6, but how will this upgrade affect performance? To find out, the guys at MacWorld grabbed a stack of iOS devices from the Macworld Lab and did some before-and-after testing to see whether iOS 6 performance was faster, slower, or the same as under iOS 5.1.1.

Jump over the break to check out how both iOS’ perform on various devices…

iOS 6 benchmarks: Geekbench


iOS 6 benchmarks: Page Load

iOS 6 benchmarks: SunSpider JavaScript Benchmark










iOS 6 benchmarks: GLBenchmark Egypt Offscreen

iOS 6 benchmarks: GLBenchmark Pro Offscreen

iOS 6 benchmarks: WebVizBench