How to check iPhone performance

Is your iPhone performance up to the mark? These benchmarking tools can reveal the same.

| Updated on: Jan 24 2022, 20:29 IST
iPhone performance
iPhone performance can be checked through benchmarking tools like AnTuTu, Geekbench, etc. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
iPhone performance
iPhone performance can be checked through benchmarking tools like AnTuTu, Geekbench, etc. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

Are you an iPhone user? Have you ever checked your iPhone performance? It is always exciting to know the performance of your iPhone simply because it is a premium phone and you paid a lot of money for it. Therefore, knowing if it is performing optimally is important. You can check the same by using iPhone benchmarking tools. For the uninitiated, benchmarking tools test your phone and provide you a score for the same. It tests everything. From basic performance to other details. You can also use benchmarks to know the reasons or issues because of which your iPhone's performance may be suffering and you can further try to improve it.

According to a report by, "there's very little you can do to an iPhone to improve your benchmark scores beyond maybe replacing the battery or taking it out of its case to improve thermals." If you want to upgrade your device, then also you can run the benchmark on both your old and new models to check the difference in their performance and that too in scores.

However, it needs to be noted that the scores or numbers provided are not always reflective of the actual performance but can give you a close analysis. If you want to test your iPhone, then here are some benchmarking tools you can use for the same.

Benchmarking tools to test the performance of your iPhone

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Step 1: AnTuTu: It is one of the most popular benchmarking tools used to measure and test the smartphone's performance. It is mostly used to know the performance of Android devices. It can be downloaded from Google Play Store for Android devices. While iOS users can install the application from the App Store.
Step 2: Geekbench: You can download Geekbench 5 from the App Store for free and use it to test the CPU and GPU of your iPhone.
Step 3: 3DMark: This application is mostly used for knowing the games and GPU performance. You can download 3DMark Wild Life to test the latest devices and 3D Mark Sling Shot for older models.
Step 4: However, even after getting a good score your iPhone's performance is slow, then you can try restarting it for quick and easy rectification. In case the issue still persists you can check your iPhone’s battery health.

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First Published Date: 24 Jan, 14:17 IST