More powerful than Android phones:
Building your own mobile chipset brings many advantages, and Apple is leveraging them today. Google really needs to do the same, and soon.
Looking at the result breakdown of the iPhone SE (2020), the CPU and GPU yield is closer to the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max that are powered by an A12 Bionic platform. Memory speed is the only thing pushing the 256GB iPhone SE way ahead of the XS family with the result of 77,968, which is in line with the iPhone 11 trio.
No speculation on why it’s underclocked, but one possible reason is heat.
Check It Out: Underclocked iPhone SE More Powerful Than Android Phones