3DMark Android Edition now available, let the benchmarking begin!

3DMark Android Edition now available, let the benchmarking begin!
Looks like we have a new major entry in the Android benchmark field - Futuremark has released 3DMark Android Edition! The new benchmark tool will let you test your mobile device's performance and compare it with results of other devices, including ones powered by iOS and Windows.

This version of 3DMark features the beautiful Ice Storm Extreme test, which will surely make your Android device sweat. It's available on Android and Windows right now, but it should soon come to iOS and Windows RT as well.

Tech site AnandTech has already put a bunch of devices to the test and by the looks of it, the Google Nexus 4 by LG is the current leader in the graphics tests, while the HTC One takes the cake in the physics-based tests.

You can download 3DMark for Android here!

Take a look at the results below!

source: Futuremark, AnandTech



1. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

Proud of my LG Google Nexus 4..!

15. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Well, Nexus 5 is still packing the latest Qualcomm GPU, while not having a 1080p display. And the result shows

19. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

yea pretty good but the HTC One still outperforms overall. The 1 frame a second loss is worth the more advanced physics.

20. OGman

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

The Nexus beat the One in graphics and One beat the Nexus in physics...I wouldn't say it necessarily outperforms it. Plus the Nexus 4 is almost 6 months old. Props to LG and google for making a beast that still competes.

23. HäckeMáte

Posts: 168; Member since: Feb 28, 2012

I have a Galaxy Nexus and i get this message in the play store: "your device isnt compatible with this version" damn you android :( whats the point in having a Nexus

21. rgxVOiD

Posts: 440; Member since: Aug 30, 2012

I wish i have a Nexus 4 :( They don't sell it here where I live, thank god Im moving next year

2. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

very big download file, still downloading it...

3. Neurone

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

How come note 2 scores only 9 points and s3 scores 26.7.....! while note 2 has better graphic chip than s3

8. imkyle

Posts: 1116; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

The Note II uses the Mali 400 same as the Galaxy S III international version. The Mali is still a beast when it comes to graphics. They used the 400 in the S II back in 2011 so its still hanging in there.

9. Neurone

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

ok Mali 400 on both....agreed but why big discrepency in points on benchmark sheet?

12. imkyle

Posts: 1116; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

That is odd as both are clocked at 440mHz and have the same screen resolution.

14. naveenstuns

Posts: 184; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

It has something to do with Mali 400 as even low end devices like xperia u uses that GPU.

11. imkyle

Posts: 1116; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

My Nexus 4 may not be so obsolete as some have been thinking :)

4. xperator

Posts: 10; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

I would like to see Galaxy S4 in that list. Plz update your results with latest flagships added. Wanna compare One with them.

5. k4j98

Posts: 60; Member since: Jul 12, 2012

I'll assume the Optimus G performs the same as the Nexus 4 so I don't have to test it out myself. Cool.

6. yyuu1000

Posts: 260; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

nice job nexus 4

7. rojiblanko

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 14, 2011

same here! proud of my Google Nexus 4!

10. BadAssAbe

Posts: 508; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Nexus 4 ($350) vs HTC ONE ($A LOT MORE) Tie LOL

13. baldilocks

Posts: 1542; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Looks like this has a lot of bugs in it. Especially older phones scoring much higher than newer phones with better graphics chips.

16. s.mrabet

Posts: 147; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

283 mb is just a little too much for a benchmarking tool..

22. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

283 mb is a lot more accurate than egypt and quadrant... That benchmark actually uses what modern phone games look like.

17. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

People saying that the benchmark is flawed because older devices score more than newer ones please take in mind the difference in resolution, that's why the s600 in the one is scoring almost the same as the nexus 4 because it is pushing full hd instead of hd, and the diference in the galaxy s3's score and the note 2's score is because the galaxy s3 in question is the Qualcomm s4 and not the exynos and it seems the adreno is better in that test.

18. Neurone

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

your points makes sense, they should mention these intricate details, otherwise people would be biased....

24. Thanthea

Posts: 9; Member since: Apr 21, 2012

The Note 2 is using an older GPU and a 32nm a9 quad core processor while the nexus 4 is using a quad core 28 nm partial a15 processor paired with a modern adreno 320 GPU. Of course it's going to beat the note 2.

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