Ahead of the Double 11 sale in China which will take place on 11th of November, AnTuTu has released lists of smartphones with the highest benchmark results in different price brackets. Essentially, these benchmarks highlight the most cost-effective smartphones, in terms of CPU performance which will help potential buyers to pick the devices that offer the most value for money. The different price brackets include the following:
The most cost-effective smartphone in this segment is the Meizu 16th 6 GB + 64 GB which is the company’s flagship smartphone from 2018 and is equipped with Snapdragon 845 SoC. It is closely followed by the Meizu X8 4 GB + 64 GB and Honor 9X 6 GB + 64 GB that secure 223.8 and 218.4 points respectively. Surprisingly, the least value for money handset, based upon AnTuTu benchmarks, in this segment in the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 4 GB + 64 GB which was launched in Q3 of 2019.
Yuan 1550-1999 (~$214-285):
The most cost-effective smartphone in this segment is the 8 GB + 128 GB variant of the Lenovo Z6 Pro which features the flagship-grade Snapdragon 855 SoC from Qualcomm. The number two and three spots in this list are secured by the Vivo iQOO 6 GB + 128 GB variant and Honor V20 6 GB + 128 GB variant. Once again, the least value for money device in this price bracket is from Xiaomi, the CC9 6 GB + 128 GB.
Yuan 2000-2999 (~$214-428)
The most cost-effective model in this price segment is the K20 Pro 8 GB+256 GB, followed by Meizu 16s 6 GB+128 GB and gaming centric Red Magic 3 8 GB+128 GB variant. All three models are equipped with the Snapdragon 855 SoC which is 7 nm fabrication process. The lowest value for money offering handset based on benchmark results is the 12 GB + 128 GB variant of the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro.
Editor’s Pick: Kospet participates in the Double 11 Shopping Festival offering discounts on all its smartwatches
Yuan 3000 or higher (~$429+)
The most value for money smartphones in the segment include the OnePlus 7T 8 GB+256 GB, Asus ROG Phone 2 8 GB + 128 GB and Vivo iQOO Pro 5G 8 GB + 128 GB. While the OnePlus 7T has a 90 Hz refresh rate display, the Asus ROG Phone 2 takes that a step further with a 120 Hz refresh rate display. The least value for money, based upon benchmarks in this price bracket is the photography centric Huawei P30 with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB ROM.
To wrap things up, these charts are only indicative of most value for money at different price points based on the highest synthetic benchmarks. Before purchasing a smartphone, one must also consider other crucial factors like display size and type, battery capacity and camera performance.
UP NEXT: Best Android 10 custom ROMs for Nokia 7 Plus