Sony Bans Benchmark Apps On Their Prototype Devices To Avoid Spec Leaks


While there are a few OEMs that takes advanatge of the fact that their devices’ specifications leak through benchmark tests, either by cheating or honestly boasting it’s performance before announcement to give them more hype, most manufacturers are making ways to prevent people from killing the excitement by leaking it’s specs especially with their flahgship devices. And taking a bigger step to prevent more leaks is Sony.

Sony has been on a mission on preventing leaks and … Continue reading

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Nvidia Tegra K1 GPU benchmarked, See How It Fared


The newly announced NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor is said to rely on 192 core graphics processing unit which equates to, in Nvidia’s words, more powerful than the GPUs found on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gaming consoles, and even three times more powerful than the iPhone 5s.

And to justify that claim, the Tegra K1 went to it’s first public benchmark test and showed more than impressive results. On GFXBench’s T-Rex 1080p off-screen benchmark, the K1 GPU, came … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro Benchmarks Surfaces


Whenever a new device comes up, we always look at it’s technical specs first, then the price and availability. Another category that people always look for is it’s performance through several benchmark tests. And today we’re gonna look at Samsung’s newly announced Galaxy Tab Pro series of tablets.

The Galaxy Tab Pro series of tablets all features the same 2560×1600 resolution display, and shares pretty much the same specs except for of course, the screen size. The … Continue reading

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Samsung GALAXY Note Pro 12.2 (SM-P905) Benchmarked Revealing It’s Specs


Thanks to AnTuTu and SamMobile, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 tablet’s specification is now revealed. There’s also a report saying we’ll be seeing a new tablet UI for the device.

According to the AnTuTu benchmark details, the LTE variant of the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 (SM-P905) features a 12.2-inch display with a 2560×1600(WQXGA) resolution and 16:10 aspect ratio. On the inside, it will carry a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC (8974-AA) clocked at 2.3GHz, a 450MHz Adreno … Continue reading

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Several Samsung and HTC Devices Banned From Benchmark Site For Cheating


The controversy about Android OEMs cheating on benchmark tests to get a more appealing scores may have lost it’s steam by now but benchmark conducting groups – with their pride for giving accurate scores on the line, are still taking actions and preparing for the next generation of devices that may have have tricks on them to up their benchmark results.

One of them is Futuremark, a benchmark conducting group that ranks smartphones and tablets according to their 3D … Continue reading

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Samsung denies cheating the Galaxy Note 3’s benchmark scores


If you haven’t heard of it yet, Samsung has been reported to intentionally boost the Galaxy Note 3’s benchmark scores. The Galaxy Note 3 has just been launched and this could be a big blow to Samsung if left unanswered, so today comes the Korean manufacturer’s rebuttal.

Earlier today, Samsung told CNET UK that The Galaxy Note 3 maximizes it’s CPU/GPU frequencies when running features that demands a substantial performance and that it was no an attempt … Continue reading

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