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Such as photo and video editing ... Yes I have friends editing video on smartphones. Or they do video and audio recoding.

Everbody today do image and sound analysis - face recognition, voice command processing. The quality of the result is very much limited by the processing power available. A CPU with ten times the peformance on tasks like these could do a more reliable recognition, fewer errors in interpreting speech or gestures or whatever. You get the quality that your smartphone's CPU is capable of giving you, saying "It good enough for me", so you don't care to know if your desktop PC have two or ten times the performance of your smartphone.

Maybe, in a couple of years, you will have higher expectations. Not too long ago did I dig up some old family videos, asking myself: But... I thought these were digital video recordings! This is VHS quality, isn't it? - I have been working with a fairly high quality HD camera for 8-10 years. I had to dig up the old DV tapes from the basement, comparing the orignial tapes to my harddisk copy. The quality was identical. What I considered razor sharp, superb resolution in 1995 was no better than VHS when I judged it 20+ years later. (Well, it was: VHS was far worse than I rememered.)

Smartphone capabilities (and our expectations) will develop the same way. Once we get access to more processing power, we will expect better results.

I suspect that people's reluctance to compare smartphone to desktop PCs is a fear of discovering how far ahead desktop CPUs are in performance. If you've recently spent USD 1500 on a top-of-the-line smartphone that you are really proud of, then you don't want to be told that it has only a fraction of the power of that USD 600 desktop PC that is nothing to be proud of. You want to compare that new expensive flagship to inferior models, not to anything with greatly superior performance. The reason why we don't have the figures I am asking for is that we don't want them!
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