arm vs intel processor performance
Same concept with the processors, you can not always say that quad core is better that dual core. Using Benchmarking app to test the mobile processors performance, Dual core Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6(intel processors) got higher scores compare to the competing brands namely Samsung Galaxy S3 and Sony Xperia-Z with quad-core ARM architecture processors. Intel processor could be the plane with Jet engine.
Dual-core vs Quadcore
Power Consumption and Price
When we talk about smartphone’s power consumption, usual processor consume more power as the number of cpu core increases.In short quad-core processor consumes more power comparing to dual core processor.You pay more money for quad-core devices plus it consume more power. But Intel processor use different technology that makes your device consume less power depending on the price. More expensive intel powered smartphones consume less power compare to low-end Intel smartphones.