HTC One 2014 tops Basemark OS II and X benchmarks, now listed as the best gaming phone

HTC One 2014 tops Basemark OS II and X benchmarks, now listed as the best gaming phone
Some 24 hours are what stand between us and the official HTC event that will see the One 2014 unveiled, but Rightware, the company behind a number of popular benchmarking suites, has already awarded the company's premier product the king of gaming. At least according to its own scoring algorithms.

With the rather abstract figure of 26328 points in Basemark X, the HTC One 2014 has just dethroned the previous gaming champ -- the Nokia Lumia 1520 -- and still commands a sizable lead on the Samsung Galaxy S5. Based on the Unity game engine, Basemark X attempts to simulate a real-world environment which is then used to benchmark different devices. 

The new One scored as splendidly on the Basemark OS IIwhich is a sort of an all-in-one benchmarking suite, attempting to gauge the overall performance of a device. Somewhat alike to what AnTuTu does, Basemark OS II rates overall system performance, along with memory, web, and graphics. With a score of 1071, the One 2014 got the #1 spot, and now sits within an inch of the previous record-holder, the Asus PadFone Infinity 2. As for browsing, the upcoming flagship ranked 7th.

Of course, synthetic benchmarks are only part of the story, but this sure is a good start for the new One.


source: Rightware

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29 Comments

1. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

Lumia being the "game champ" is hard enough to believe, but seriously enough with the pre launch stuff it actually comes out tomorrow.

17. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 969; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Yeah we'll see how it performs in real-world usage, and how long the battery lasts. I still love my G2, so I doubt I'll get the itch to switch because of benchmarks.

2. fouadqr

Posts: 326; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

°♡HTC ♡ Nokia ♡°

21. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

HTC one already fluid, and now looks like even more fluid. I love Nokia, Sony, Motorola, and HTC.

3. brar.arsh

Posts: 202; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Good "ONE"

4. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Good job HTC! All New One is great! BTW how come that Z1 benchmarked higher than Z2? Or at least Z2 isn't in lists but Z1 is...

13. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

just an overclocked gpu, i think they clocked it up by 100mhz so the gpu is clocked at 670mhz than standard 550mhz, just like the s4 which has a smart programing that when it detects playing games it overclocks to 667 mhz

5. hulkkii

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

M8 spotted in camspeed too with same reso camera as previous htc one, check soficaltd from twitter

7. NoFanboy

Posts: 300; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

It doesn't say anything about the 2.1 mp camera. There should be a legit reason why the phone (160g) is 11% heavier.

6. JMartin22

Posts: 2372; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

It's just one phone test. Wait until people buy and optimize their own phone's performance with the same exact chipsets for higher scores. This says nothing about the overall performance of the phone itself in comparison to others.

9. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Yes, but PA just loves article like this... It's something to write about on a slow day. Beside, half of people still care about benchmark score instead of real end user experience

8. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2361; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Niceee .. Could be my next phone :)

10. noim1

Posts: 297; Member since: May 15, 2012

Yes HTC One 2014 is my nxt phone !! I have had enough of Samsung Crap ...

14. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

cheap plastic hate efin plastic but though i have a note3

16. JMartin22

Posts: 2372; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Yet the S5 will perform in almost every single area that counts the best. But don't worry, your subjective opinion of how the HTC One looks better certainly counts towards the overall factual assessment, right?

18. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

The importance of factual assessments is nothing more than a subjective opinion.

24. true1984

Posts: 869; Member since: May 23, 2012

really? what about the performance issues of the s4?

11. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

waiting for xperia z2 results......

12. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Also think about that it runs FHD not Sub-HD or Normal HD. so its pretty damn good!

15. newbey123

Posts: 702; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Yes! The beast is almost ready to be unleashed! Best android offering for this part of the year hands down. Good job HTC.

19. Epicness1o1

Posts: 309; Member since: May 30, 2013

Another proof that RAM,Ghz and other things arent important ->the software is

20. ashouhdy

Posts: 57; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

does it comes with the same PURPLE camera i had on my previous Htc One ?

22. papss unregistered

That purple haze was on the iPhone too.. I hope they correct this on the new one

23. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

is owning the fastest phone on earth makes you a hero, famous, popular, rich or smart? do you really need a superfast phone? couldn't you live if your phone is just a mediocore one?

25. 7Superman9

Posts: 86; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

While I agree with your statement. If this were LG, Samsung or Apple, that question wouldn't be posed. Instead, it's fanboys would say how this is the "best" phone of the year and the comment section would have easily be at 60 comments by now.

26. nzagorec

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 27, 2014

But will it blend? Kidding, just hope the 4.1MP camera leaks turn out not to be true.

27. machello

Posts: 35; Member since: May 03, 2013

Still love my iphone 5S. Will buy the new one for sure to test out why all you guys love android so much. I don't get it.

28. janis

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

any apple iphone in my eyes easy beats any other phones with ergonomics and looks period. but when i unlock my phone i prefer to see what i want, so there comes android, all the possibilities to make my phone UI look how i want it.

29. oister85 unregistered

I hope the new htc one comes with 16 mp.

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