What do you look for whenever you are out there buying a new smartphone? We all know that performance is one of the most important parameters for most people when they’re looking to buy a new phone, and that’s where benchmark scores come into the picture. For smartphones, comparing AnTuTu scores is a good way to judge relative performance, to know how well the smartphone functions, and stacks up against other options in the market. AnTuTu releases a list of smartphone scores every month, and today we will go through the top 10 most powerful Android phones as per AnuTuTu in February 2022.
1. iQOO 9 Pro – 9,97,944
iQOO’s top of the line flagship – iQOO 9 Pro grabs the title of the most powerful Android smartphone this month. The iQOO 9 Pro comes with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. With a score of 9,97,944, the iQOO 9 Pro is on top of the AnTuTu benchmark. And, it’s not even the top storage variant of the iQOO 9 Pro. The iQOO 9 Pro on the list has 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage.
2. Xiaomi 12 Pro – 9,93,203
Last month’s top ranker, Xiaomi 12 Pro, has dropped to the second position this time. The Xiaomi 12 Pro is another Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 powered smartphone. The Xiaomi 12 Pro comes with 8GB/12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
3. Motorola Edge 30 Pro – 9,74,272
Motorola’s modest smartphone Edge 30 Pro gains the third spot in the list. It’s the third Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset powered smartphone on the list so far, showing the chipset’s dominance in the Android market. Also, it’s yet another smartphone with 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
4. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (Snapdragon) – 9,38,502
Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra has been in the news lately, and it’s also one of the most powerful smartphones to come out this year. The Snapdragon-powered Galaxy S22 Ultra is listed with 10GB RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
5. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (Exynos) – 9,068,38
The fifth smartphone on the list is the Exynos 2200 powered Galaxy S22 Ultra. If you didn’t know, both the Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 are made on Samsung’s 4nm node process. The Exynos 2200 is powerful enough to make it to the list of the top 10 most powerful Android phones.
6. Red Magic 6 – 8,618,27
February’s second-best smartphone has now slid down to the sixth position. The Snapdragon 888-powered Red Magic 6 has suffered the loss against Qualcomm’s own Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. But, it’s still a capable smartphone and worthy enough to be in the top 10 Android phones.
7. OnePlus 9 Pro – 8,414,64
The OnePlus 9 Pro has jumped to the seventh position on the list. The Snapdragon 888-powered smartphone manages to score 8,414,64 on AnTuTu. The OnePlus 9 Pro is still a capable smartphone and delivers a great experience overall.
8. ASUS ROG Phone 5 – 8,26,414
ASUS’ gaming smartphone from last year still finds a spot on the list. The 16+256GB storage variant gets an AnTuTu score of 8,26,414. It remains a good option for those looking for a gaming smartphone.
9. Realme GT – 8,259,86
The Snapdragon 888-powered Realme GT drops down to the ninth position this month. The phone comes with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage and is quite a popular smartphone among people. The phone offers features including a 120Hz sAMOLED display, 4,500mAh battery with 65W charging and stainless steel vapor cooling.
10. iQOO 7 – 8,25,409
The iQOO 7 (aka the iQOO 7 Legend in India) beats quite a few phones to make it to the top 10 most powerful smartphones this month. The Snapdragon 888-powered smartphone scores 8,25,409 on AnTuTu. The iQOO 7 benchmarked on the AnTuTu comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Last year’s iQOO 7 offers a 120Hz AMOLED display, a 48MP camera, and 66W fast charging.