Apple's iPhone 6S Plus smashes its Android competition in AnTuTu's 2015 Top 10 chart

AnTuTu, the company behind the mobile benchmark with the same name, has just posted a chart detailing the fastest smartphones of 2015...
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31. combatmedic870

Posts: 986; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

No article about that though huh? Of coarse not. This site is hugely apple bias. I completely distrust this site with anything worth reading. I trust gsmarena over this site and that's saying something. Apple isn't smashing s**t. It's going against 6 month old processors. Yet 4 months after its announcement is gets beaten. Click bait piece of s**t site.

34. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

That Link Is To A Pa Article So Yeah They Made One About It, I'm Not Defending Them Tho Cause Apple Isn't Smashing Anything, They've Already Been Beaten.,

33. TrevorB1

Posts: 64; Member since: Dec 30, 2015

Hm... I will stick with my Note 5. Hasn't screwed up yet, nor do I think it will. Though I would gladly take an iphone 6s plus as a gift. I like the apps in the apple store over Googles apps. Musical apps. Gaming apps? I could go either way.

38. vivaapple

Posts: 31; Member since: Jun 02, 2015

At first iOS reign the real world performance only not the benchmark. Now BOTH real world performance and Benchmark is in favor of iOS. Android OS is nowhere to go now.

66. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

iOS dont have a s**t but fame and thats why everybody go for it

41. Sapere

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 14, 2016

Main deceit of this "evaluation" is concealing/ hiding the fact, that not all the tested phones have the same screen resolution as well as the fact, that the test was done "on-screen", not "off-screen" as anybody would expect from fair comparison. This is so wretched. If you only could see the truth, you would wonder, how all the android phones pushing 80% more pixels than FHD iphone could manage so get such a high score compared to poor iPhone with just FHD resolution and 133 000 points. If you multiply Exynos score by 1,8, comparible result of Android phones on QHD becomes 149 000, which for 6 months older processor is pretty amazing.... But this is not presented to you at all.

79. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

On-screen is all that matters, who uses their phone off-screen? What a ridiculous argument. From memory the only manufacturer I know of that's cheated in benchmarks is Samsung, as in they were actually found to be cheating the tests, Volkswagen style. Says a lot about a company.

90. Macready

Posts: 1824; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Your memory fails. Practically all Android makers did it, but that was quite some time ago. And if we go back even further, Apple was caught cheating similarly with its desktops. Trustworthy you say? And offscreen is called normalization. Because for example Samsung gives you the choice of output resolution for its latest higher end phones, if you didn't already decide to give yourself that choice through 3rd party apps.

42. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Thats why iphone wins in antutu6 3. New CPU Testing Added γ€€γ€€The employment of multi-core CPU caused the incompetent of actual using experience and hardware limiting performance. In view of this situation, Antutu V6.0 adjusts CPU testing items and adds several new one, based on practical use with more pratical meaning. Antutu found that in most cases, only one core is doing work and many applications are poorly supported by multip-core.We increase the proportion of single core test significantly. All these will make the testing results be more realistic. γ€€γ€€4. New Score Proportion in Antutu V6.0. The proportion of CPU+RAM : UX : 3D design to be 1:1:1. The proportion of 3D and UX items have been increased. Proportion of CPU and RAM have been decreased.

48. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

50. Macready

Posts: 1824; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

"Antutu found that in most cases, only one core is doing work" This was already false when I first received my S2 back in 2011, which used both cores most of the time, it's been proven even more false in the current age, with many articles showing many cores employed most of the time. Something every user of these Android phones can verify within a few minutes. Not sure who the Antutu creaters are trying to kid here. IF their claim held any truth for real world performance, why can a 6P hold up in real life use, despite a "much slower" SoC AND pushing almost 4 times (!!) as many pixels?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5ZT9z9Bt4M

52. Sapere

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 14, 2016

Exactly, This couldn't be described better. This is just ridiculous, what these quys from Antutu are trying to sell us with the "single core = more realistic" claim. Only really blind sheeps could eat this up.

62. Shocky unregistered

Wow, Antutu was a questionable benchmark to start with and now thanks to this it's completely worthless. Most apps are single threaded? well maybe but most of the apps on the market are basic at best and don't need to be multi-threaded, it's irrelevant. The CPU tests should all be multi threaded, any good developer will do this.

45. Sapere

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 14, 2016

With this new information from submar in mind, it is even more astonishing, that 6 months old Exynos based android phones got such amazing score 83k on QHD, means app. 150 000 points on FHD recalculated. But do you guys really think, it is reasonable to restrict significantly multi core tests in favour of single core tests in Antutu benchmark in our times, when the future is clear to be in the multithreded environment? Even Intel was forced to go multicore way some 15 years ago after realizing that single core performance cannot be further increased significantly, and now, 15 years later, we see again this stupid argumentation about "single core performance" being "more realistic"?

68. Shocky unregistered

It's already a multi-threaded environment, developers have the option but it's generally not used because the average mobile apps are very basic, adding a faster single core CPU or multicore support won't make those fart apps load any faster or sound any better.

51. mike2959

Posts: 695; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

The gap between Android and IOS for sure has narrowed in performance and day to day operational tasks. I recently switched back to IOS iPhone 6s Plus and couldn't be happier. From a Note 5. Which was a awesome device. The real problem kids is Linux Kernel. The Linux operating environment was not intended for what Android is. It's layer upon layer of massive code, years of garbage. Therefore needing extreme horsepower to get through.

53. Sapere

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 14, 2016

I am not educated here, but I guess the same must be happening with the IOS, getting slower and slower year after year, adding more and more layers to the first system, which was put together 9 years ago... There was almost no lagging in first primitive IOS, but now it is being complained from Apple users around the world so much lagging/waiting for response on their devices. You can see so much proof on YouTube from many angry Apple users, who were accustomed to no lag at all...

54. Macready

Posts: 1824; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Nonsense, see here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5ZT9z9Bt4M That's similar performance with almost 4 times as many pixels being calculated. If the Linux kernel or Android was so inefficient, why is that possible with a slower SoC? It's not the layers that make the difference, it's the generally higher resolutions, more features (notice how iOS gets slower and slower as it adds features, many of which were already available on Android or certain Android skins) and more specifically the optimizations. In that last regard, iOS has long lost its edge, see the video above for example (faster SoC, much lower resolution, not faster).

60. Sapere

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 14, 2016

You are so right, it should be really obvious to anybody with least technical understanding.

59. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

6splus Ios 9.3 newer soc A9 Nexus6p 6.0.1SD808https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wu6rfBfEw-A Why nexus 6p is faster?

78. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

It wasn't, they just performed on par in most cases, although the iPhone did pretty well without needing reload the YouTube app...

61. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

because Antutu is made by idiots and favors lower resolution screens. the worse the screen,the better the result.

64. sachouba

Posts: 266; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

Yes, those Antutu 6 results are incredible. The Snapdragon 615 has a GPU that is twice as powerful as the Snapdragon 801, according to it. The Snapdragon 808 even has a GPU that is 4 times as powerful as the Snapdragon 801 ! LOL, THAT is a benchmark you can rely on...

69. Shocky unregistered

This benchmark has definitely been developed with an agenda in mind. I'm sure I read somewhere it's owned by Xiaomi or shared the same CEO. So they are not independent at all and manufacturers have openly advised against using it.

72. obedchuni

Posts: 335; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

so it means that now samsung and other oems can't cheat.

75. Shocky unregistered

So using more cores is cheating? are you stupid?

81. pankajxdx unregistered

Calm the f**k down everyone, these benchmarks don't make any sense until 820 is out.. and then again till A10 is out... and then again till 830(?) is out.. and so on..

88. Shocky unregistered

Logic and common sense you would hope would choose a 4 core over a 2 core setup when the single core performance is similar or even a little lower. However this benchmark would rate the 2 core SoC are being faster or equal based on single core performance, even though in the multi-threaded app it would up-to twice as fast. SN820 and others may make up for it in other areas but the results are BS, that's what we've learnt today and the SN820 results won't change that.

86. foul.Shabazz

Posts: 4; Member since: Jan 13, 2016

Oddly enough if an android was on top... there would be zero conspiracy theories.

89. Shocky unregistered

Depends on the benchmark and what they're testing, if there are any issues with the tests users will find them, regardless of if they're Android or iOS users.
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