The OnePlus One's AnTuTu benchmark score puts it at the top of the hill, ahead of the Galaxy S5 and the rest

The OnePlus One's AnTuTu benchmark score puts it at the top of the hill, ahead of the Galaxy S5 and the rest
China-based OnePlus -- a company founded by former Oppo VP, Pete Lau -- is still very much in its infancy, but it has already managed to get international media buzzing. With no gigantic marketing budget, and no serious backing behind it, the company has managed the feat by aiming high and keeping fans on their toes with constant teasers. 

In the words of OnePlus, the One will be a true no-compromise device with high-end hardware and looks that rival those of Apple's iPhone. And while we haven't seen the device itself just yet, we already know pretty much every major component that will be powering the OnePlus One. Judging from those, OnePlus isn't joking around , and a new screenshoot of the One's AnTuTu benchmark score corroborates that notion. Posted on the company's CEO Weibo handle, the score of 38,179 points goes beyond what even the latest flagships on the market have managed. The Galaxy S5, for example, managed "just" 36,603 in our testing.

That's not surprising, though, seeing as the OnePlus One's Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC, clocked at 2.5GHz, is the most potent chipset Qualcomm has on the market, and literally. The AC part at the end recognizes the fact that this is, indeed, the highest bin of the silicon slinger's most powerful Snapdragon to date. What's more, the OnePlus team is prepping the One with 3GB of RAM. 

With all this information in mind, we feel it's safe to say that as far as performance goes, the OnePlus One is poised to honor its promise of no-compromise experience, at least on paper. As it turns out, the camera department is looking promising, too

The OnePlus One is expected to launch on April 23 and cost "under 350 euros".

source: Weibo (Chinese) via G For Games

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41 Comments

41. mattyg

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 22, 2014

I've got a HTC one m8 and I scored 38015

40. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

This phone is starting to be overrated . Hopefully once launched it'll not dissappoint.

39. rob5150

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

I'm a smart phone enthusiast like everyone else here... We read about all these awesome great phones from China all the time. They are never released in the good old USA.

38. chadful33

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 20, 2011

What about Apps? Do they plan on using a version of Google play like Amazon?

10. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

Good price, good camera, good spec and good looking, Any company with those "4 goods" is sure going to be a big hit.

14. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Samsung is missing the good looking good quality department for years and it kicks ass. Its all about marketing and gimmicks. Something no other company has as much as Samsung does. Whats one + one going to do when its marketing budget it smaller than dying HTC?

15. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

That's easy. With affordable price tag, they might have a chance to grab a decent share of market in China. A decent share in China could help you make a lot of money :D

17. marbovo

Posts: 658; Member since: May 16, 2013

Samsung lacks good looking, but always have the best specs and the best cameras(among android), and as you said, the best marketing

32. engineer-1701d unregistered

look at htc marketing really the worst commercial ever if they put a 8up camera then it would have been better even without the 2nd camera, at that price people will flock to the phone if its easy to find and they do the right thing on a single commercial show whats faster and better than all the rest, 1 commercial saying big batttery big camera great build in not to big of a package with 3 g ram and good sound speakers for the low price will have every android user buying one as a main or a kids or back up unit for that price and if carriers (t mobile) recognize and jump on it boom millions of people in the usa will buy and also around the world, if the phone cost 200-250 to make doubles profit and we have our next big phone maker and put the ceo name and recognition who he is people will buy.

35. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

There is one thing that hurts HTC. At the heat of smartphone race, they released the HTC One X on AT&T. It was a beautiful device and a lot more people would have pick one up if it wasn't only for AT&T. Then they came out with HTC DNA for Verizon and somewhat different look of HTC One X for Sprint... At that point, you are talking about 3 different phones that should have been one. On the other hand, Samsung came out with Galaxy S3 for all four carriers in the U.S. Fast forward to today, Samsung have became the household name for Android smartphone and on par with Apple in the popularity department in their own OS. (well... only iPhone runs on iOS, but you know the point haha). Now, an average consumer would be more like to pick up a Samsung device simply because that's the one brand that he/she has heard a lot of. Average consumers would go with something that they are more comfortable with. We, phone geeks, on the PA daily are a whole different animals. We do care about every aspect of the phones. We research, we compare, then we decide what phone is more suitable for us. However, we are the small percentage in the real world.... I hope other companies start to gain more share and have more money to make more awesome phones for us to look forward to :D

9. ryan5609

Posts: 107; Member since: Nov 01, 2011

I am really surprised there has not been one single leak of what this thing might look like. They must keep a pretty tight ship over there. Good for them. But the big question will be this. Even though they have spent next to nothing on marketing, word spreads fast. If it is the low cost hit we all hope it will be, it seems unlikely they will be able to keep up with demand. Even the Nexus 5 had its fair share of shortages, and that was made by big time manufacturer LG. I guess we will see when this thing actually goes on sale.

8. luis.d

Posts: 354; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

As if this phone didn't already seem too good to be true! :)

20. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

But that's exactly the issue I have with it. When a phone seem too good to be true it normally is! So I will wait for formal reviews before I make up my mind.

29. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

But that is usually when the rumor mill is what you are basing the assumptions on. These are usually official inside information releases so probably way more reliable.

7. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Plus its cyanogenmod rom. So this is indeed the king of the hill when it comes to software experiences.

16. SleepingOz unregistered

Nah, CM is bascially pure AOSP which is kinda boring compared let say PA, let alone the TW experience. But the support will be great though.

18. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

You sir have never tried cyanogenmod, Have you? I had similar thoughts that cyanogenmod were vanilla rom. I wont explain everything just Watch some videos on youtube and read some articles about CM. It just looks like vanilla, but in reality its far more functional and versatile/customisable than ugly touchwiz with all root functions. Also CM is far more battery and performance efficient than touchwiz or vanilla.

21. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

P.S. Also most custom roms including Paranoid android (and majority of android dev community) use CMs source code for development to build over. So please respect them dont call it boring.

22. tedkord

Posts: 17525; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

CM is usually buggy. And yes, I've been using it for years.

24. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Yeah my exynos powered s2 had some serious issues but i found an unofficial 11 which is better than official. But this is an exynos trait. My snapdragon powered nexus 7 and moto G have very small ignorable bugs which i'm sure will be solved once it hits stable phase.

28. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Yea but that was what they were making for free without any real reward or funding. Even with that they accomplished so much, they probably can destroy the competition with actual incentives and backing.

6. ScottSchneider

Posts: 336; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Wow.. Now... That changes everything else...

4. SleepingOz unregistered

I might consider this over the Oppo Find 7a.

3. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

This phone makes other flagship phones look overpriced

5. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

The brand name.....

26. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Yea, that useless logo that means literally 0 in today's world.

12. dickwyn

Posts: 621; Member since: May 07, 2012

the nexus 5 makes other flagships look overpriced

19. __0__

Posts: 242; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

You are wrong Mr.dick One Plus is better value

27. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Well if the camera is good than it does since that was literally the only downside to the nexus 5 (6 months ago).

31. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

but nexus 5 has only 2 GB of RAM & 2300 mAh. And its cheap price is only for the U.S.

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