AnTuTu, one of the world’s leading platforms when it comes to benchmarking tests, has published a new list of the best-performing Android smartphones in November 2021. The list includes some new names, but is mostly similar to the list from October. Although these numbers don’t necessarily equate to real-world performance, it’s still a great way to see the list of the best performing phones on paper. It makes it easier for the consumer to choose a phone, and also gives the owners some bragging rights. Let’s take a look at the most powerful Android phones in November 2021.
1. Nubia Red Magic 6 – 8,60,400
The Nubia Red Magic 6 with 16GB RAM and 256GB storage is still maintaining the top position in the list. Compared to last month, the phone managed to get a higher 8,60,400 points in the AnTuTu benchmarks in November. Equipped with the Snapdragon 888 SoC, the Red Magic 6 is truly a monster of a phone.
2. ASUS ROG Phone 5s Pro – 8,45,326
The ROG Phone has been an excellent phone over the years, and the latest 5s Pro could be the best gaming phone ever. The 5s Pro performed better than the standard 5 variant and pushed it off the second rank. It scored 8,45,326 points in the benchmark, outperforming the ROG Phone 5. In last months rankings, the ROG Phone 5 had occupied the second place. The 5s Pro gets the slightly faster Snapdragon 888+ processor and 18GB RAM with 512GB storage.
3. ASUS ROG Phone 5 – 8,24,940
Asus ROG Phone 5 moved down a position from last month’s rankings, but it was only replaced by its newer version. The phone managed to score 8,24,940 in the AnTuTu benchmarks, about 20,000 points lower than the newer 5s Pro variant. This device is powered by the Snapdragon 888 chipset, and features 16GB RAM with 256GB storage. The ROG Phone 5 is an excellent gaming smartphone with a unique design and top-notch hardware.
4. Realme GT – 8,15,738
In November rankings, the Realme GT scored 8,15,738 points in the AnTuTu benchmarks. The phone was ranked number 3 in October, but lost to the newer ROG Phone 5s Pro. It is an excellent flagship smartphone that comes with the Snapdragon 888 chipset, 12GB RAM, and 256GB storage. The Realme GT is a value for money flagship with its Rs 41,999 price tag, and shouldn’t disappoint anyone who gets one.
5. iQOO 7 – 8,11,593
The iQOO 7, labelled the iQOO 7 Legend in India, has been ranked number 5 on the AnTuTu benchmarks and beats out smartphones from brands such as OnePlus, Xiaomi, and Samsung. It is powered by the Snapdragon 888 SoC, which is paired with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone also gets a 2K 6.62-inch AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, and is priced at Rs 43,990 in India. For the money, and the specifications, the iQOO 7 Legend is an excellent smartphone.
6. Sony Xperia 1 III 5G – 7,95,105
A Sony smartphone made it to the top 10 in November’s most powerful smartphone list by AnTuTu. The made-for-the-pro Sony Xperia 1 iii 5G was ranked number 6 in the list with a score of 7,95,105 points in the benchmark test. The phone has an excellent camera system, a dedicated camera shutter button, and a lot of cool features that should make a pro photographer happy. It is powered by the Snapdragon 888 SoC and gets 12GB RAM with 256GB storage.
7. OnePlus 9 Pro – 7,92,261
The list of the best performing smartphones is rarely complete without a OnePlus smartphone. In November’s AnTuTu best-performing smartphone list, the OnePlus 9 Pro made it to the 7th spot. The Snapdragon 888 powered phone scored 7,92,261, just a few thousand points below the Sony Xperia 1 iii. The OnePlus 9 Pro features 12GB RAM, 256GB storage, and a camera setup tuned by Hasselblad. The phone is available in India at around Rs 65,000.
8. Mi 11 Ultra – 7,85,673
Xiaomi’s Mi 11 Ultra is an excellent flagship smartphone. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 888 chipset, which is coupled with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. The phone made it to the AnTuTu list last month as well, and has managed to maintain the same ranking. It’s priced in India at Rs 69,999 and comes with an excellent camera setup, and a long-lasting battery.
9. Asus Zenfone 8 mini – 7,83,885
The ASUS Zenfone 8 mini is a compact flagship for the Android power user. The phone is equipped with the Snapdragon 888 chipset, and has managed to bag the number 9 spot in AnTuTu’s top performing smartphone list for November 2021. It comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The Zenfone 8 mini has a 5.9-inch AMOLED display, and a compact size. The phone scored 7,83,885 points in the AnTuTu benchmark test.
10. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G – 7,82,652
There’s no need to introduce the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, as it’s an excellent flagship from the South Korean manufacturer. The Snapdragon 888 variant managed to just get into the top 10 list for best-performing smartphones in November as ranked by AnTuTu. The phone had ranked number 9 last month. It may not perform as well as some of its Chinese competition, but when it comes to real-world use and cameras, it beats most other phones in the list.