AnTuTu , one of the most popular benchmarking platforms for smartphones, has just published the ranking, updated to May 2017, the best performing smartphone. The most interesting news is that we finally have a new king, who succeeded after so many months to oust iPhone 7 Plus from the top spot.
The firm’s author is HTC U11 , the new top of the range of the Taiwanese, who first passed the 180,000 points. Recall that the period in question is the one that goes from the first to 31 May 2017 and which were calculated the average scores of those smartphones that have obtained at least 1,000 tests.
HTC U11 has benefited from the drop in performance recorded by the Apple flagship couple, apparently caused by the upgrade to iOS 10.3. They took advantage Xiaomi Mi 6 , Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus they have surpassed iPhone 7, dropped to sixth place in the standings. In the top ten there, although far behind, OnePlus 3T , OnePlus 3 , Leeco Leeco The Pro 3 and 2 The Max.
Going to analyze only the ranking relative to Android smartphones, the ranking is complemented by ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe and ZTE Axon 7. It took eight months since then, Android smartphones exceeded those of Apple, but it will be interesting to see the performance of the next generation of smartphones the Cupertino giant to figure out what can be raised the bar.