AnTuTu Q3 benchmarks name Meizu Pro 5 best smartphone

AnTuTu just released its own tops of the best smartphones analyzed in the first three quarters of the year and the results are surprising. We are close to the middle of the 4th quarter already and most of the big guns or flagships for 2015 are already out. But how do they fare against each other when it comes to the most extreme tests?       On the Chinese market, Huawei became king this year, overthrowing Xiaomi for the first time. But how does the global market work? who is the top dog this year?   It appears that AnTuTu tests declare Samsung Exynos 7420 octa-core processors as the best mobile CPUs out there for now. Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processors are close by in terms of performance, but Exynos still has the upper hand.   The latest tests from July 1 to September 30 make Meizu Pro 5 the best smartphone you can have at the moment and AnTuTu don’t usually kid around. The device is at the top of this list with a score of over 76,000 points. Numbers two to five are taken by Samsung’s premium devices: the Galaxy note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge +, S6 and S6 Edge. Meizu Pro 5 is the first non-Samsung smartphone to run on an Exynos processor, which makes its position at the top of this list even more of a surprise.   In the top ten you will also find Le 1 Pro, HTC One MAX, Sony Xperia Z5, Xiaomi Mi Note Pro and OnePlus […]

Xiaomi launches Mi Note Pro – a high-end phablet destined for greatness!

Xiaomi officially launched the Mi Note Pro today, a high-range phablet that looks exactly like an iPhone! Well, not really, some may say it’s even better! Let’s see what this little puppy is all about, shall we?     Mi Note Pro is pushing the limits of large smartphones with incredible tech builds. It packs a sunlight-optimized 5.7” QHD 2560×1440 display made by Sharp that has 515 pixels per inch and, under the hood, you will find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor with 4 GB of RAM, a 64GB eMMC 5.0 storage module plus a dual-SIM slots with LTE cat 9 support. The camera is a 13MP sensor with OIS. The device is powered by a 3090 mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0 to keep things running.     Design-wise, Mi Note Pro has a 3D inward curved Gorilla Glass panel on the front and back paired with an aluminum frame. It also sports an ESS ES9018K2M audio decoder that offers 24-bit/192 KHz audio support. Xiaomi’s newest Note Pro runs on Android with a MIUI 6 skin and supports Google services in most countries, the exception being China, of course.     The initial price of the Pro was $532 but now the price was set at $483, a very good price for a pretty good-looking and functioning item. The phone goes on sale in China starting May 12th and there is no availability news for other countries at the moment.       PRESS RELEASE: Xiaomi debuts Mi Note Pro, the gold standard for […]