Whenever it comes to benchmarks, Apple’s iPhone always triumphs a lot of Android smartphones, no matter how powerful they are. This year too, no Android smartphone managed to beat the bigger Apple iPhone 7 Plus in terms of performance benchmarks on AnTuTu. However, that has changed with the launch of HTC’s flagship U11.
The HTC U11 has achieved a score of 1,80,079, which a lot more than the iPhone 7 Plus’ 1,74,229. The HTC U11 has also managed to beat the Xiaomi Mi 6 with 1,72,400 points and the Galaxy S8/S8+ following closely behind. The list is then continued by the like of OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 3, LeEco Le Pro3, LeEco Le Max2, ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe and so on.
Although Apple’s A10 chip is very powerful, the Snapdragon 835 on the HTC U11 fares better in terms of hardcore performance, despite having the gimmicky ‘Edge Sense’ feature. The HTC U11 runs on a mildly customised version of Android Nougat 7.1.1 and utilises 4GB of RAM to aid smooth multi-tasking. The Xiaomi Mi 6 also uses the SD835 chipset but runs on a heavily custom version of Android (MIUI 8) on top.
The OnePlus 5 hasn’t visited the official charts yet, but we have a fair idea that it manages to just about beat the Xiaomi Mi 6. This paves way for the HTC U11 to be the undisputable performance king until the next iPhone lands in the market....