Is Chrome for Android that bad?

For those of you who haven't read the Anandtech performance review, here's the link:

http://www.anandtech.com/show/6425/google-nexus-4-and-nexus-10-review/

The good news is, the N4 and N10 are bloody fast and are definitely my next purchases. But from what I'm reading, is Chrome for Android four versions behind Chrome for Desktop? I assume browser benchmarks would be much better after a software update.

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.ca/2012/11/chrome-for-android-update.html