benchmark Stories August 31, 2016

Geekbench 4 released with Material Design, updated and new GPU/CPU benchmarks

Geekbench, one of the most popular benchmarking applications on Android, has just been updated to version 4.0 — packing a few improvements. These include a new Material Design user interface, improvements to its CPU workload benchmark,, and the introduction of the GPU compute workload benchmark…

benchmark Stories August 4, 2016

In the past few days, a bevy of hardware and software features about this year’s upcoming Nexus devices have leaked. A purported GFXBench benchmark for the smaller Sailfish has surfaced and is consistent with a previous report about the device’s specs. It also reveals the usage of the Snapdragon 820 chip.

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benchmark Stories March 24, 2016

The Galaxy S7 and its curved-screen sibling are fast phones. Incredibly fast. Despite the demanding QHD panels, 4GB of RAM paired with a snappy processor keep things consistently smooth. However, unlike last year’s entire Galaxy S6 family – which mounted the Samsung-made Exynos 7420 – for 2016 Samsung decided to restore some faith in Qualcomm, whose faulty Snapdragon 810 processor gave certain devices more than one issue last year. In the United States, in fact, both Galaxy S7s use a Snapdragon 820 SoC; a choice which of course needed to lead to some controversy…

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benchmark Stories July 21, 2015

OnePlus 2 hits AnTuTu once again, scores a modest 63,719

The details of the OnePlus 2 have slowly been making their way out thanks to OnePlus’ ingenious — and annoying — marketing tactics. We know so far that it’s going to have a Snapdragon 810 V2.1 SoC, 4 GB of RAM, a 3,300 mAh battery, and a sweet new 13-megapixel camera. And while all of these specifications are nice to know, there’s still something we won’t know until we actually get to test the phone out for ourselves: how it performs. AnTuTu scores have typically been a good indicator of this, however, and now the OnePlus 2 has been spotted hitting the benchmark app once again, scoring a modest 63,719.

benchmark Stories May 20, 2015

Rumors regarding the successor the popular OnePlus One smartphone began emerging earlier this year and now a mysterious device from the company has appeared in GeekBench test results. While the results don’t reveal much, the show what is likely the OnePlus 2. The device appears to be running Android 5.1 and features an 8 core processor, likely in the 4+4 setup, clocked at 1.55GHz.

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benchmark Stories February 10, 2015

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is expected to be unveiled next month at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain, and the Korean company has already sent out press invitations for their own event happening there, teasing “what’s next”. What’s next is almost surely going to be the Samsung Galaxy S6 (and the company’s variations of it), and now we have evidence that the phone recently went through AnTuTu—and the benchmark that resulted shows previously rumored specs and some surprisingly good test results across the board.

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