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OnePlus 5 Beats Galaxy S8 And HTC U11 In Snapdragon 835's Speed Test

By Monica U Santos , Jun 26, 2017 09:49 AM EDT
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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 is “Small in size, big on features," as described by the company itself. As a result, a huge number of smartphone manufacturers are choosing this chipset to power their flagship devices. From the freshly launched OnePlus 5 to the instinctive HTC U11, and the striking Samsung Galaxy S8, all these flagship mobile devices have one thing in common and that is the Snapdragon 835 processor.

Apart from looking at a smartphone's beautiful design and display, many tech enthusiasts would also want to take a look at what drives the mobile from the inside. From Qualcomm’s Snapdragon to Samsung’s Exynos to HiSilicon’s Kirin, there are a lot SoCs available in the market today. Samsung has started the trend to follow. And that is to use the latest Snapdragon chipset by Qualcomm.

Speed Test: RAM

YouTube account user under the name SuperSaf TV shared a video on Friday which shows a comparison of the charging speeds between four different Android smartphones, as reported by BGR. The involved mobile devices are OnePlus 5, Galaxy S8, HTC U11 and Xperia XZ Premium. And in a very unexpected result, OnePlus 5 beats the other handsets.

Another video uploaded on YouTube shows the speed test between three smartphones all running the Snapdragon 835. According to GSMArena, the video shows how the three smartphones run 20 apps in succession against the clock. This first round is performed in order to determine how quickly the different smartphones can access the apps that were already launched. Meaning, it is a battle of RAM amount and management.

The OnePlus 5 has the biggest RAM among the other flagship since it comes with 8GB RAM while both the Galaxy S8 and HTC U11 comes with just 4GM RAM. Certainly, OnePlus 5 takes the lead in this first round. The smartphone correctly completes the routine in just 51.3 seconds, which is 3.6s and 12.7s quicker compared to U11 and S8, respectively. You can watch the video below to see the speed test and know which apps took more time reloading.

 

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