comscore Xiaomi Black Shark tops the list with the highest AnTuTu benchmark score in June 2018

Xiaomi Black Shark tops the list with the highest AnTuTu benchmark score in June 2018

The AnTuTu topper list for June is, as expected, filled with smartphones running the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC.

  • Published: July 5, 2018 10:13 AM IST
antutu top list june 2018

Benchmarking service AnTuTu is considered one of the leading ranking systems, evaluating smartphone performance on an objective platform using its smartphone testing tools. The service has released its list of top scores for June 2018, and unsurprisingly, the Xiaomi Black Shark smartphone remains on top once again, after topping in May as well. The gaming-focused smartphone backed by Xiaomi gets a score of 2,87,759. Also Read - OnePlus phones now preloaded with Facebook bloat that you cannot delete

Also Read - Samsung promises three Android upgrades for Galaxy S10 and newer but there’s a catch

Interestingly, every smartphone on the list with the exception of the 10th-placed ZTE Nubia Red Magic are running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, which is considered the best in the world currently. The Nubia phone is powered by last year’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, and is the highest of the phones powered by the older chipset. Additionally, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ come in two variants, but only the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845-powered variants have been listed on the rankings. Also Read - Infinix Hot 9 to go on sale today: Price, specifications and all you need to know

Interestingly, Huawei and Honor’s offerings with the company’s new HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset don’t make the top ten, once again showing the difference in performance levels between Huawei’s in-house chipset division and the much more specialized Qualcomm.

Coming in second and third place after the Xiaomi Black Shark phone are the newly launched Vivo NEX S and the OnePlus 6. Again, worth pointing out is the fact that all of the top three phones run with 8GB of RAM alongside the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, which explains why their scores are a step higher than the rest, which come with 4GB or 6GB of RAM, and heavier UI customizations.

WATCH: Asus Zenfone 5Z First Look

The scores collected are the average of all scores from those devices, as and when users run the benchmarks. Xiaomi topping the list with its Black Shark phone is not surprising, since it’s a device designed for peak performance, as is required for gaming.

For the latest tech news across the world, latest PC and Mobile games, tips & tricks, top-notch gadget reviews of most exciting releases follow BGR India’s Facebook, Twitter, subscribe our YouTube Channel.
  • Published Date: July 5, 2018 10:13 AM IST

You Might be Interested

Xiaomi Black Shark
Android 8.0 Oreo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC
Dual cameras - 12MP + 20MP
OnePlus 6


Android 8.1 Oreo with OxygenOS
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core SoC
16MP + 20MP

new arrivals in india

Best Sellers