Realme GT removed from AnTuTu for manipulating benchmark test scores; Realme denies charge


One of the preferred benchmarking apps, AnTuTu has removed Realme GT from its platform for allegedly manipulating benchmark scores. The Chinese software program firm claims that the just lately launched Realme GT’s efficiency ends in the multithreaded workload and JPG decoding sections have been rigged.

Realme has issued a press release on the problem. “Realme GT is equipped with the latest Snapdragon 888 5G platform, bringing users high performance. Benchmark scores of Realme GT are all accurate data under the current versions of the Antutu benchmark. Realme has always been committed to bringing users excellent performance, the actual user experience is the top priority for Realme. On the other hand, regarding the test issues doubted by both sides, we are in touch with Antutu to sort it out positively,” notes the assertion.

Launched with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, Realme claimed that their flagship gadget has registered a rating of over 750,000 on the AnTuTu model 8. Realme GT’s rating was significantly greater than the rating of seven,08,000 registered by Xiaomi’s flagship Mi 11 which was launched in December 2020 with the identical processor.

AnTuTu group purchased Realme GT’s high variant to verify if the benchmark claims made by the corporate’s Vice President Xu Qi Chase have been appropriate. The retail unit did rating above 7,50,000 however the AnTuTu group was not satisfied. On delving into the method, two points have been discovered with the best way the cellphone runs benchmark checks.

In the multi-core test, the Realme scheduler delays threads that have been meant to run on small CPU cores in order that they run on massive cores. The second challenge was famous whereas operating the UX Test the place JPG decompression is finished. It was observed that the cellphone skipped a substantial quantity of processing which led to a pixelated picture with gaps.

AnTuTu has presently removed Realme GT for three months. The firm has additionally given an ultimatum to the smartphone maker to make the mandatory adjustments to its software program in any other case the cellphone will probably be removed from the platform completely.

Meanwhile, AnTuTu has revealed that it’s engaged on model 9 of the benchmark software program. It could have further anti-cheating measures. If any cellphone is discovered to attempting to get a excessive rating, the platform will establish it and deduct factors from the ultimate rating. Also, it should charge the smartphone firm with different penalties.

Realme GT was launched in China earlier this 12 months at a beginning value of CNY 2,799 (over Rs 31,000). There is not any phrase about Realme’s flagship cellphone’s launch in India but.


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