2019 has seen great development globally in the smartphone segment. Phones have gotten stylish, innovative, and faster than ever. Aspects of smartphones tha were often ignored in the favour of bigger and better specs like camera quality, design, storage speeds and screen refresh rates have seen tremendous growth this year.
But for some performance seekers out there, the most important aspect of any phone will be just the sheer raw performance speeds that it can offer. Faster loading games, smooth operations, effortless multitasking and more are priority number one here. Based on Antutu’s benchmark scores, here are the top ten fastest Android phones out there as of October 2019.
10. Redmi K20 Pro (12/512GB)
Xiaomi’s Redmi K20 Pro was launched to take down expensive flagships, giving consumers a phone that cost as much as a mid-range device but offering nearly everything the latest flagships had to offer. The 12GB RAM special edition of the phone earns the 10th spot with a score of 4,56,034.
9. Meizu 16S Pro (8/128GB)
The Meizu 16S was the Chinese brand’s answer to the bubbling budget smartphone market, and Meizu bumped up the specs with the Pro edition, including the latest Snapdragon 855+ SoC. The Meizu 16S Pro stands 9th with a score of 4,59,982
8. Realme X2 Pro (8/128GB)
Realme is one the fastest growing smartphone company globally. The brand gained widespread popularity for its value for money budget and mid-range offerings. However, the company went all out when they decided to enter the flagship segment, creating the beastly Realme X2 Pro, one of the fastest phones out there that also is pretty affordable. It stands 8th with a score of 4,65,354.
7. Black Shark 2 Pro (12/256GB)
Xiaomi’s Black Shark line is their own series of dedicated gaming smartphones. The popular Black Shark 2 Pro was bettered with the Black Shark 2 pro, implementing latest specs with gaming styling and a bunch of features. The phone stands at 7th with a score of 466373.
6. Mi 9 Pro (12/512GB)
Xiaomi’s Mi 9 Pro was one of the first smartphones to come with support for 5G phones and like most phones on this list, also sports the latest Snapdragon 855+ SoC. The device stands on the 6th spot with a score of 4,67,415.
5. ROG Phone II (8/128GB)
ROG or Republic of Gamers is an Asus subdivision that produces dedicate gaming laptops and smartphones. After their popular ROG phone launched last year, the brand launched the insane ROG Phone II this year featuring great specs along with some neat hardware features for gaming. The phone stands at number 5 with a score of Rs 4,77,596.
4. OnePlus 7T Pro (8/256GB)
OnePlus’s latest big flagship, the 7T Pro didn’t offer a lot more difference than the older OnePlus 7 Pro launched about 5 months ago. However the one key difference that the newer 7T Pro does offer is the latest Snapdragon 855+ SoC getting the phone a score of 4,80,902 and placing it 4th on the list.
3. OnePlus 7T (8/256GB)
Launched just weeks before the larger 7T Pro, the OnePlus 7T was an acclaimed device and for good reason. The OnePlus 7 successor maintained the smaller form factor while bringing some of the best features from the larger, more expensive OnePlus 7 Pro like 90Hz, 30W charging and a triple camera setup. The Snapdragon 855+ bearing phone is also crazy fast, beating its older brother, the 7T Pro, scoring 4,81,784 and ranking 3rd on the list
2. Vivo IQOO Pro 5G (12/256GB)
Vivo decided to try its hand in the slowly budding gaming smartphone market and went ahead and made an awesome combination of specs and form factor for a great device. The first gaming phone from the brand hits all the performance spots and gets a score of 4,81,997 making it the second-fastest Android phone right now.
1. Vivo NEX 3 5G (8/256GB)
VIVO NEX 3
Another offering from Vivo, and what was initially thought to be just a concept phone, the Vivo NEX 3 was one of the most awaited devices of the year. The device featured one of the best looking displays on smartphones with the new ‘waterfall’ screen that is set to become the next big thing in smartphone displays soon. Apart from that, the phone also provides great hardware under the hood, including the Snapdragon 855+, 8/12GB RAM, and UFS 3.0 storage. All this gives the Vivo Nex 3 5G the highest Antutu score so far and the phone is as of now, the fastest Android phone out there.