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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

June 2016 update. Here you will find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and commented on by our editors. This page is intended to help our readers decide which product to purchase.

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Smartphones destroy everything else in terms of sales in the mobile market. These incredibly versatile devices outstripped normal cell phones ages ago. With even stronger processors and growing display sizes, so-called "phablets" are encroaching on tablet territory. The line between these devices is growing increasingly blurry - at least at the upper end of the market. These smartphone-tablet crossbreeds have taken many of the top spots in our smartphone Top 10 list. As a result, most of the top models in our list are occupied by very recently released devices. Still, here and there a brave old soldier has clung on to the top of the ladder.

Top Smartphones Charts as of June 2016

Pos.DateRatingImageModelHeightWeightSizeResolutionOSBest Price
103/201691%Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeSamsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung Exynos 8890 Octa
ARM Mali-T880 MP12
4 GB Memory, 32 GB UFS 2.0
7.7 mm157 g5.5"2560x1440Android 6.0 Marshmallow
205/201690%Huawei P9Huawei P9
HiSilicon Kirin 955
ARM Mali-T880 MP4
3 GB Memory, 32 GB eMMC
6.95 mm144 g5.2"1920x1080Android 6.0 Marshmallow
304/201690%Apple iPhone SEApple iPhone SE
Apple A9
Apple A9 / PowerVR GT7600
2 GB Memory, 64 GB eMMC
7.6 mm113 g4"1136x640Apple iOS 9
405/201689%LG G5LG G5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Adreno 530
4 GB Memory, 32 GB eMMC
7.7 mm159 g5.3"2560x1440Android 6.0 Marshmallow
501/201689%Microsoft Lumia 950 XLMicrosoft Lumia 950 XL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Adreno 430
3 GB Memory, 32 GB eMMC
8.3 mm165 g5.7"2560x1440Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile
605/201689%HTC 10HTC 10
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Adreno 530
4 GB Memory, 32 GB eMMC
9.0 mm161 g5.2"2560x1440Android 6.0 Marshmallow
711/201589%Sony Xperia Z5 CompactSony Xperia Z5 Compact
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Adreno 430
2 GB Memory, 32 GB eMMC
8.9 mm138 g4.6"1280x720Android 5.1 Lollipop
810/201589%Apple iPhone 6SApple iPhone 6S
Apple A9
Apple A9 / PowerVR GT7600
2 GB Memory, 64 GB 
7.1 mm143 g4.7"1334x750Apple iOS 9
903/201688%Motorola Moto X ForceMotorola Moto X Force
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Adreno 430
3 GB Memory, 32 GB eMMC
9.2 mm169 g5.4"2560x1440Android 6.0 Marshmallow
1009/201588%Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa
ARM Mali-T760 MP8
4 GB Memory, 32 GB UFS 2.0
6.9 mm153 g5.7"2560x1440Android 5.1 Lollipop

Top 10 smartphones from the last 12 months - current reviews are listed first

Editors' Comments

While our previous update brought many newcomers, this month has not been that busy so far. However, we await two real premium devices with the Moto Z Style and the OnePlus 3 later this month.

1st

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Samsung has successfully replaced the predecessors with the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge at the top of our charts. Unlike the predecessors, the two devices are no longer the same size. The Edge variant is now 5.5 inches and features a more powerful battery. Currently, both devices offer the best display in a smartphone, high performance, dust and water protection, very long battery runtimes, and a great camera, which can also convince in low-light scenarios. Unfortunately, Samsung has omitted the up-to-date USB Type-C port in favor of the Gear VR. In general, the Koreans have reduced the features.

Anyone wishing to save money and can do without the infrared sensor should consider last year's S6 and S6 Edge models, which are still real premium phones.

2nd

Huawei P9
Huawei P9

With the Huawei P9, the Chinese manufacturer has managed to create a well-made derivative of the P8. Its build quality is excellent and it convinces with a fast SoC, a good camera, great voice quality, and long battery runtimes, among others.

However, there are also points of criticism. The great display "only" offers Full HD and we would have expected more accurate colors. Although it supports what mobile service providers currently offer with LTE Cat. 6, this unfortunately is not the latest version. The same is true of the USB-port. While it features the Type-C shape, it does not offer additional features apart from OTG. In addition, apps cannot be moved to the micro-SD card and you have to accept that Ultra HD videos cannot be created.

Although several features are missing, we can recommend the Huawei P9, since it implements the key features excellently.

3rd

Apple iPhone SE
Apple iPhone SE

With the iPhone SE, Apple has ventured to create a powerful new edition of the iPhone 5s and put the big iPhone's up-to-date hardware into an extremely compact case. The user does not have to accept compromises in terms of performance or features here, since the iPhone SE also uses the powerful Apple A9-SoC.

Among others, the smartphone could impress with a high-end chassis, a great GPS receiver, good battery runtimes and a display with accurate colors in our test. However, the latter has quite a high black value. Moreover, as in other Apple products the NFC chip remains reserved for Apple Pay.

The only disadvantage of the device is that there are only 16 GB and a 64 GB variants.

4th

LG G5
LG G5

In its G5 top model, LG has entirely refreshed the design compared to the predecessor and for the first time uses an aluminum unibody. However, the user does not have to live without a replaceable battery, since the smartphone features a modular slot. The latter does not only allow replacing the battery, but also connecting an optional camera or audio module to the LG G5.

Otherwise, the LG  does not go much wrong. LTE Cat. 6 is no longer up-to-date and the missing App2SD support is disappointing. Moreover, the ambient light sensor was quite stingy with the maximum brightness in the test and only rarely exploits the high brightness of the QHD IPS panel.

LG has come up with an idea in terms of camera and has added an extra wide-angle lens. Although it features a lower resolution of 8 MP, we liked the image quality.

Discussion

5th

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Microsoft may have hit the bull's eye with the Lumia 950 XL flagship smartphone. Nonetheless, the software did not run that smoothly at the time of testing. The manufacturer has promised improvements with the coming update of Windows 10 Mobile. Despite the software bugs, overall we liked the operating system. In addition, the smartphone uses cutting-edge hardware: Snapdragon 810, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB flash memory, MicroSD up to 200 GB, replaceable battery, 5.7-inch QHD display, USB 3.1 Gen. 1 (Type-C), wireless charging, an iris scanner, and a very good camera. It provides other Windows-specific features such as Continuum and Windows Hello. Obviously, its App store is much less developed than on Apple or Android.

6th

HTC 10
HTC 10

With the HTC 10, the Taiwanese have sent a strong signal and created a thoroughly well-made, high-end smartphone without any real highlights. Finally, the camera has a good quality, the display and the battery runtimes are great and it delivers modern interface with a full range of features.

So, the HTC 10 has rightly made it into the Top 10. However, for a better ranking it simply lacks a special unique selling point. The speakers have not benefited from the change of concept. We liked the solution of the One M9 better, although the new model is still very good compared to the competition.

7th

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

With their compact models, Sony has demonstrated from the very first generation that small does not always equate to omitting features. Apart from small details, the Japanese have equipped the Xperia Z5 Compact with similar features as those of its larger sibling. Therewith, once again, the Z5c is the only high-end Android model with a display smaller than 5 inches. In addition, it is water resistant and features extremely good cameras - at least on paper. However, the quality could still be improved despite the high MP count. Nevertheless, Sony has the best compact model in its line-up again. The two larger siblings, the Xperia Z5 and the Xperia Z5 Premium are also very good devices.

In the meantime, the predecessor, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact  is still available and shines with a great price/performance ratio.

8th

Apple iPhone 6S
Apple iPhone 6S

With the S models, Apple usually brings a small upgrade to the current iPhones. Basically, this is also true for the iPhone 6S. However, while the new smartphone generation from Apple looks similar to the predecessor, many things have been changed. The case is made from more robust materials, the cameras and the communication modules have improved, and the GPS sensor works perfectly. In addition, the performance is uncompromising and the new operating concept, 3D Touch makes its debut. In our opinion, the latter is the main reason for migrating to the new generation.

Anyone preferring a larger model, should consider the Apple iPhone 6s Plus since its camera adds on an optical image stabilizer.

9th

Motorola Moto X Force
Motorola Moto X Force

The flagship model, which will be launched under Motorola's name, could convince in our review. The robust device features an unbreakable 5.4-inch display and is also very tough otherwise. However, that is not all. The Moto X Force also brings high-end specifications and a really good camera. Lenovo keeps the update guarantee. Thus, the test device already had Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow pre-installed. Very good battery runtimes make the balanced bundle complete. The look of the device can be customized with the Moto Maker when you order the device.

10th

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

Basically, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ is simply a larger version of the S6 Edge, which has been available for a while. Thus, the Edge+ features the positive characters of the smaller sibling such as very high performance, great build quality, and the excellent Super-AMOLED display. The cameras are also identical to those of the standard Edge model and hence the best ones in the smartphone range. Although the Edge+ was launched several months after its smaller sibling, Samsung has not used the time to correct minor issues such as throttling. Because of this and the slightly higher weight, have prevented the otherwise great smartphone to claim the top spot in our list.

Recent Smartphone Awards

Editor's Choice in May 2015: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Editor's Choice in May 2015: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Editor's Choice in May 2015: Samsung Galaxy S6
Editor's Choice in May 2015: Samsung Galaxy S6
Editor's Choice in November 2014: Sony Xperia Z3
Editor's Choice in November 2014: Sony Xperia Z3
Editor's Choice in October 2014: Sony Xperia Z3
Editor's Choice in October 2014: Sony Xperia Z3
Editor's Choice in September 2014: Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
Editor's Choice in September 2014: Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini
Editor's Choice in August 2014: Nokia Lumia 930
Editor's Choice in August 2014: Nokia Lumia 930
Best Value Award in June 2014: Motorola Moto E
Best Value Award in June 2014: Motorola Moto E
Editor's Choice in April 2014: HTC One M8
Editor's Choice in April 2014: HTC One M8

Size Comparison

Measurement Results

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Mali-T880 MP12, 8890 Octa, 32 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
Samsung Galaxy S7
Mali-T880 MP12, 8890 Octa, 32 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
Huawei P9
Mali-T880 MP4, Kirin 955, 32 GB eMMC Flash
Apple iPhone SE
A9 / PowerVR GT7600, A9, 64 GB eMMC Flash
LG G5
Adreno 530, 820 MSM8996, 32 GB eMMC Flash
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
Adreno 430, 810 MSM8994, 32 GB eMMC Flash
HTC 10
Adreno 530, 820 MSM8996, 32 GB eMMC Flash
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
Adreno 430, 810 MSM8994, 32 GB eMMC Flash
Apple iPhone 6S
A9 / PowerVR GT7600, A9, Apple AP0064K (iPhone NVMe)
Motorola Moto X Force
Adreno 430, 810 MSM8994, 32 GB eMMC Flash
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
Mali-T760 MP8, 7420 Octa, 32 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
Screen
Brightness552351563579774297434532549336332
Brightness Distribution9698919391939394879189
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *1.592.044.41.86.52.672.87.373.43.992.33
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *2.011.634.82.382.813.78.394.161.662.15
Gamma *2.012.072.22.212.222.082.312.282.212.322.15
CCT6321 103%6391 102%6175 105%6955 93%8699 75%6379 102%7164 91%9074 72%7288 89%6584 99%6184 105%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)82.1286.8677.7862.1368.0866.3162.18
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)99.9899.3599.4496.7497.4699.7999.986595.93
Black Level *0.380.880.430.360.540.39
Contrast15326851823123610131415
Heat
Maximum Upper Side *4038.342.144.237.748.34240.439.539.842.8
Maximum Bottom *39.137.638.842.835.845.839.739.938.440.443.6
Idle Upper Side *28.329.73730.934.733.836.634.633.531.232
Idle Bottom *26.828.731.226.831.732.932.431.128.431.331.2
Battery Runtime
Reader / Idle16631810151412741833107812732249151016101459
Load392242206207267179203242137330223
WiFi v1.3732456569673387369413440492426501
H.264914892568759600611648525699710
Power Consumption
Idle Minimum *0.630.680.770.540.552.850.680.60.50.96
Idle Average *1.11.022.361.261.372.951.491.41.61.35
Idle Maximum *1.561.142.371.42.253.261.911.71.91.4
Load Average *5.954.733.092.456.248.927.45.32.56.11
Load Maximum *6.77.165.356.469.129.399.718.44.89.43

* ... smaller is better

Benchmarks

AnTuTu Benchmark v6 - Total Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
128749 Points ∼70%
Huawei P9
95743 Points ∼52%
Apple iPhone SE
126969 Points ∼69%
LG G5
124244 Points ∼67%
HTC 10
131866 Points ∼72%
Motorola Moto X Force (6.0.1)
89911 Points ∼49%
Geekbench 3
64 Bit Multi-Core Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
6480 (min: 6415) Points ∼34%
Huawei P9
6522 Points ∼34%
Apple iPhone SE
4386 Points ∼23%
LG G5
5507 Points ∼29%
HTC 10
5117 Points ∼27%
Apple iPhone 6S
4422 Points ∼23%
Motorola Moto X Force
4791 Points ∼25%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
4207 Points ∼22%
64 Bit Single-Core Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
2170 (min: 2120) Points ∼46%
Huawei P9
1767 Points ∼37%
Apple iPhone SE
2533 Points ∼53%
LG G5
2396 Points ∼50%
HTC 10
2376 Points ∼50%
Apple iPhone 6S
2539 Points ∼53%
Motorola Moto X Force
1262 Points ∼27%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
1317 Points ∼28%
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
1920x1080 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
81 fps ∼9%
Huawei P9
40 fps ∼4%
Apple iPhone SE
80.3 fps ∼9%
LG G5
74 fps ∼8%
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
27.11 fps ∼3%
HTC 10
73 fps ∼8%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
56 fps ∼6%
Apple iPhone 6S
79.6 fps ∼9%
Motorola Moto X Force
58 fps ∼6%
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
51 fps ∼85%
Huawei P9
43 fps ∼72%
Apple iPhone SE
59.2 fps ∼99%
LG G5
47 fps ∼78%
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
18.75 fps ∼31%
HTC 10
43 fps ∼72%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
57 fps ∼95%
Apple iPhone 6S
59.1 fps ∼99%
Motorola Moto X Force
42 fps ∼70%
GFXBench 3.0
off screen Manhattan Offscreen OGL (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
38 fps ∼10%
Huawei P9
18 fps ∼5%
Apple iPhone SE
40 fps ∼10%
LG G5
42 fps ∼11%
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
17.54 fps ∼5%
HTC 10
39 fps ∼10%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
25 fps ∼6%
Apple iPhone 6S
39.5 fps ∼10%
Motorola Moto X Force
27 fps ∼7%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
18 fps ∼5%
on screen Manhattan Onscreen OGL (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
27 fps ∼36%
Huawei P9
19 fps ∼25%
Apple iPhone SE
58.1 fps ∼78%
LG G5
30 fps ∼40%
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
11.81 fps ∼16%
HTC 10
24 fps ∼32%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
45 fps ∼60%
Apple iPhone 6S
56 fps ∼75%
Motorola Moto X Force
17 fps ∼23%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
14 fps ∼19%
GFXBench 3.1
off screen Manhattan ES 3.1 Offscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
28 fps ∼13%
Huawei P9
10 fps ∼5%
Apple iPhone SE
28.1 fps ∼13%
LG G5
31 fps ∼14%
HTC 10
24 fps ∼11%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
18 fps ∼8%
Motorola Moto X Force
20 fps ∼9%
on screen Manhattan ES 3.1 Onscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
15 fps ∼23%
Huawei P9
11 fps ∼17%
Apple iPhone SE
57.9 fps ∼90%
LG G5
17 fps ∼26%
HTC 10
14 fps ∼22%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
38 fps ∼59%
Motorola Moto X Force
12 fps ∼19%
GFXBench 4.0
off screen Car Chase Offscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
15 fps ∼7%
Huawei P9
6.5 fps ∼3%
LG G5
18 fps ∼9%
HTC 10
18 fps ∼9%
Motorola Moto X Force
12 fps ∼6%
on screen Car Chase Onscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
7.9 fps ∼13%
Huawei P9
7.1 fps ∼12%
LG G5
11 fps ∼18%
HTC 10
10 fps ∼17%
Motorola Moto X Force
7.3 fps ∼12%
PCMark for Android - Work performance score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
4660 Points ∼57%
Huawei P9
7058 Points ∼87%
LG G5
5581 Points ∼69%
HTC 10
5809 Points ∼71%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
4084 Points ∼50%
Motorola Moto X Force
5365 Points ∼66%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
5130 Points ∼63%
Basemark ES 3.1 / Metal - offscreen Overall Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
733 Points ∼39%
Huawei P9
328 Points ∼18%
Apple iPhone SE
945 Points ∼51%
LG G5 (9.6 fps offscreen)
543 Points ∼29%
HTC 10 (10.8 fps offscreen)
608 Points ∼32%
Apple iPhone 6S
887 Points ∼47%
3DMark (2013)
Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Physics (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
2002 (min: 1539) Points ∼80%
Huawei P9
2510 Points ∼100%
Apple iPhone SE
1649 Points ∼66%
LG G5
1695 Points ∼68%
HTC 10
1512 Points ∼60%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
1100 Points ∼44%
Motorola Moto X Force
1282 Points ∼51%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
1652 Points ∼66%
Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Graphics (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
3015 (min: 2895) Points ∼39%
Huawei P9
1080 Points ∼14%
Apple iPhone SE
4255 Points ∼55%
LG G5
4468 Points ∼58%
HTC 10
4581 Points ∼59%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
2353 Points ∼30%
Motorola Moto X Force
3226 Points ∼42%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
1606 Points ∼21%
Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
2710 (min: 2421) Points ∼56%
Huawei P9
1237 Points ∼25%
Apple iPhone SE
3149 Points ∼65%
LG G5
3277 Points ∼67%
HTC 10
3157 Points ∼65%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
1878 Points ∼39%
Motorola Moto X Force
2413 Points ∼50%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
1616 Points ∼33%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
19610 Points ∼31%
Huawei P9
15517 Points ∼24%
Apple iPhone SE
13717 Points ∼22%
LG G5
20997 Points ∼33%
HTC 10
20344 Points ∼32%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
13065 Points ∼21%
Apple iPhone 6S
13097 Points ∼21%
Motorola Moto X Force
11963 Points ∼19%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
16117 Points ∼25%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
33031 Points ∼7%
Huawei P9
21577 Points ∼5%
Apple iPhone SE
44059 Points ∼10%
LG G5
32109 Points ∼7%
HTC 10
30061 Points ∼7%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
37319 Points ∼8%
Apple iPhone 6S
42686 Points ∼10%
Motorola Moto X Force
38394 Points ∼9%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
27549 Points ∼6%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
28671 Points ∼15%
Huawei P9
19854 Points ∼11%
Apple iPhone SE
29538 Points ∼16%
LG G5
28730 Points ∼15%
HTC 10
27176 Points ∼15%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
26420 Points ∼14%
Apple iPhone 6S
28419 Points ∼15%
Motorola Moto X Force
25751 Points ∼14%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
23798 Points ∼13%
Octane V2 - Total Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Samsung Browser 4.0.01-81)
13191 Points ∼29%
Huawei P9 (Chrome 48)
11783 Points ∼26%
Apple iPhone SE (Safari)
16550 Points ∼37%
LG G5 (Chrome 49)
9731 Points ∼22%
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (Edge 13.10586)
8059 Points ∼18%
HTC 10 (Chrome 49)
8905 Points ∼20%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (Google Chrome 46.0.2490.76, Android 5.1.1)
5691 Points ∼13%
Apple iPhone 6S (Safari Mobile 9.01)
16200 Points ∼36%
Motorola Moto X Force (Chrome 48.0.2564.95)
8699 Points ∼19%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ (Chrome 44)
7724 Points ∼17%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Samsung Browser 4.0.01-81)
2564.1 ms * ∼4%
Huawei P9 (Chrome 48)
2922.6 ms * ∼5%
Apple iPhone SE (Safari)
1708.9 ms * ∼3%
LG G5 (Chrome 49)
3461.1 ms * ∼6%
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (Edge 13.10586)
5552.9 ms * ∼9%
HTC 10 (Chrome 49)
3146.3 ms * ∼5%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (Google Chrome 46.0.2490.76, Android 5.1.1)
4210.4 ms * ∼7%
Apple iPhone 6S (Safari Mobile 9.0.1)
1715 ms * ∼3%
Motorola Moto X Force (Chrome 48.0.2564.95)
4080.1 ms * ∼7%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
5066.7 ms * ∼9%
WebXPRT 2015 - Overall Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Samsung Browser 4.0.01-81)
163 Points ∼29%
Huawei P9 (Chrome 48)
128 Points ∼23%
Apple iPhone SE (Safari)
186 Points ∼33%
LG G5 (Chrome 49)
108 Points ∼19%
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL (Edge 13.10586)
113 Points ∼20%
HTC 10 (Chrome 49)
108 Points ∼19%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (Google Chrome 46.0.2490.76, Android 5.1.1)
104 Points ∼19%
Apple iPhone 6S (Safari Mobile 9.01)
187 Points ∼33%
Motorola Moto X Force (Chrome 48.0.2564.95)
103 Points ∼18%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
95 Points ∼17%
AndroBench 3
Sequential Write 256KB SDCard (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
50.36 MB/s ∼77%
Huawei P9 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
24.83 MB/s ∼38%
LG G5 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
45.53 MB/s ∼70%
HTC 10 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
65.44 MB/s ∼100%
Motorola Moto X Force (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
46.96 MB/s ∼72%
Sequential Read 256KB SDCard (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
76.43 MB/s ∼92%
Huawei P9 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
55.05 MB/s ∼66%
LG G5 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
78.53 MB/s ∼94%
HTC 10 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
83.3 MB/s ∼100%
Motorola Moto X Force (Toshiba Exceria Pro M401)
79.04 MB/s ∼95%
Random Write 4KB (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
15.79 MB/s ∼31%
Huawei P9
47.45 MB/s ∼93%
LG G5
16.22 MB/s ∼32%
HTC 10
15.89 MB/s ∼31%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
7.81 MB/s ∼15%
Motorola Moto X Force
19.78 MB/s ∼39%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
20.95 MB/s ∼41%
Random Read 4KB (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
86.71 MB/s ∼63%
Huawei P9
39 MB/s ∼28%
LG G5
89.26 MB/s ∼65%
HTC 10
29.92 MB/s ∼22%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
14.15 MB/s ∼10%
Motorola Moto X Force
22.55 MB/s ∼16%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
89.91 MB/s ∼65%
Sequential Write 256KB (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
145.11 MB/s ∼91%
Huawei P9
72.19 MB/s ∼45%
LG G5
141.26 MB/s ∼88%
HTC 10
115.56 MB/s ∼72%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
88.91 MB/s ∼56%
Motorola Moto X Force
47.99 MB/s ∼30%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
151.11 MB/s ∼95%
Sequential Read 256KB (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
487.34 MB/s ∼100%
Huawei P9
281.26 MB/s ∼58%
LG G5
427.65 MB/s ∼88%
HTC 10
275.09 MB/s ∼56%
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
248.15 MB/s ∼51%
Motorola Moto X Force
252.03 MB/s ∼52%
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
382.97 MB/s ∼79%

Legend

 
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Samsung Exynos 8890 Octa, ARM Mali-T880 MP12, 32 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
 
Huawei P9 HiSilicon Kirin 955, ARM Mali-T880 MP4, 32 GB eMMC Flash
 
Apple iPhone SE Apple A9, Apple A9 / PowerVR GT7600, 64 GB eMMC Flash
 
LG G5 Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996, Qualcomm Adreno 530, 32 GB eMMC Flash
 
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, Qualcomm Adreno 430, 32 GB eMMC Flash
 
HTC 10 Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996, Qualcomm Adreno 530, 32 GB eMMC Flash
 
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, Qualcomm Adreno 430, 32 GB eMMC Flash
 
Apple iPhone 6S Apple A9, Apple A9 / PowerVR GT7600, Apple AP0064K (iPhone NVMe)
 
Motorola Moto X Force Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, Qualcomm Adreno 430, 32 GB eMMC Flash
 
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa, ARM Mali-T760 MP8, 32 GB UFS 2.0 Flash

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