AnTuTu says that these were the most highly rated Android and iOS phones in China last month

AnTuTu says that these were the most highly rated Android and iOS phones in China last month
According to benchmark site AnTuTu, the OnePlus 3 and the Apple iPhone SE were the most highly rated Android and iOS powered handsets in China during the month of March. The results were based on the "applause rating" computed for Android and iOS models by AnTuTu during the month. The applause rating is calculated by dividing the number of  five-star reviews into the total number of reviews.

AnTuTu says that the OnePlus 3 scored an applause rating of 95.66% in March. That means that for every 100 user ratings the device received on the AnTuTu site last month, more than 95 of them were for five stars. The Xiaomi Mi Max was second among Android phones with an applause rating of 94.50. Rounding out the top 5 on the Android side were the Meizu PRO 6 Plus (93.12%), Xiaomi Mi Mix (92.98%) and the OnePlus 3T (92.60%).

It does seem a little strange that the refreshed version of the OnePlus 3 would score lower than the original model. After all, the OnePlus 3T comes with a slightly improved Snapdragon 821 chipset, a 16MP front-facing camera up from 8MP, and a 3400mAh battery which improves on the 3000mAh juicer found on the OnePlus 3.

As far as iOS is concerned, last month in China it was the Apple iPhone SE that was rated the highest with a 98.74% applause rating. The Apple iPhone 6s Plus was the runner up with a score of 97.53%  In third, with an applause rating of 97.37%, came the Apple iPhone 5s. Surprisingly, the Apple iPhone 7 Plus only finished fourth with a 96.57% rating. In fifth place last month among iOS handsets was the Apple iPhone 6 Plus with a 95.25% tally.

source: @AnTuTuLabs via MobileExpose

Related phones

  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh
iPhone SE
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1624 mAh(14h 3G talk time)



1. Back_from_beyond

Posts: 1440; Member since: Sep 04, 2015

What an absolutely useless rating and so easily manipulated.

11. Unordinary unregistered

Cry more

14. sgodsell

Posts: 7456; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Considering there is roughly 4% market share of iOS in China. Then yeah, this is absolutely useless. Even you have to agree Unordinary that 4% market share is nothing in comparison to the Android market share in China.

16. Unordinary unregistered

Appleā€™s iPhone was the most popular smartphone, securing 16.8% of the market in China in 2015. For a single device, that's A LOT of happy people.

19. rinzimpulse

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 16, 2017

This is 2017 & you talked about 2015? lol

20. sgodsell

Posts: 7456; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Unordinary you are desperately trying to defend your Apple Honor. Are you the one that is crying? I think you are. No matter how you look at it Apple an people like you are desperately, and always trying to paint Apple as the biggest and greatest thing since sliced bread, and the world will stop without them. Unordinary why didn't you show Apples market share in 2016? Was their 8.6% in 2016 embarrassing or not good enough to show here? Each quarter Apple drops more and more market share in China. Also with Android continue to grow this means Apple continues to shrink their market share percentages every quarter. So why not show where Apple is at today in China? Do you feel embarrassed Unordinary for your beloved Apple?

21. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Unordinary is just butthurt that the iPhone didn't make that AnTuTu list. So he resorts to name-calling.

22. Ninetysix

Posts: 2965; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Dumb. You must feel pretty stupid when you find out that there's another graph in there.

2. you_sukk_it

Posts: 219; Member since: Apr 11, 2017

since samsung was caught manipulating antutu scores, imo they ALL manipulate/hack the software for high score. u dont see such huge jumps in other synthetic benchmarks all bulls**t

6. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

score jump is because they change how they calculate end result in the new antutu v6 iPhone 6s = Antutu v5 59k --> v6 123k Samsung S6 edge = Antutu v5 64k --> v6 79k it's better to see multi-core score in geekbench and combine it with fps from 3D test in gfxbench

7. Xpadder333

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 27, 2016

Even geekbench shows better scores for iPhone 6s so chill your ass.

3. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Android is a beast!

4. kiko007

Posts: 7518; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You didn't read one sentence of this article... did you?


Posts: 652; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

8. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

He didn't, as usual At least he didn't write an essay this time lol

10. fyah_king unregistered

We only read articles with meaning, my bredren.:)

9. ech2wo

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 07, 2016

Guys. This is not benchmark score ratings. These are just highest out of five star ratings. Do not confuse them with their performance scores.

12. AlikMalix unregistered

iPhones score better ratings according to this than best of android in china.


Posts: 652; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

Chinese people don't value self-expression. They are too sickly obsessed with status symbols to care about individuality or even simple creature comforts such as lingerie - because most other people won't "see" them being worn. Think about how that factors into the phone industry. Many Chinese people may not truly prefer the iPhone themselves, but because other people look at it as a symbol of wealth - they would rather be seen with one.

17. AlikMalix unregistered

And where are you from? I'm sure I can stereotype the s**t out of your country or culture. This is rated based on experience, dude, not status symbol.


Posts: 652; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

I'm from America, F*** YEAH!!! No, but really I think you're misunderstanding my point. This isn't about stereotypes or anything of that nature, its a logical explanation of how certain ideals of mainstream Chinese culture have tainted this survey pool.

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