tech2 news staffJuly 14, 2021 12:01:56 PM IST
OnePlus has acknowledged that it “narrows down” the performance of the OnePlus 9 series using 300 popular Android apps. First reported AnandTech, OnePlus limited the performance of the OnePlus 9 series in a 300-app Android app Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and more. Geébench announced that it removed both OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro from its database because they delivered the full potential of the Snapdragon 888 chipset in comparison applications.
In blog post, OnePlus acknowledged the problem and explained the cause. It revealed that smartphone chipsets today have reached a point where their “power is superior” in some circumstances. These include social media, browsers and light gaming.
According to the statement, “In the case of the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro, when you open applications or heavy games, the Snapdragon 888 processor, including the highly powerful X1 processor core, runs at full speed for best performance. But with features that don’t require maximum power, such as reading a webpage or browsing Twitter and Instagram, The processor does not need to operate at almost 3 GHz. The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro reduce CPU frequency in these scenarios to reduce power consumption and heat output while maintaining a smooth experience. “
It also revealed that its research and development team also maintains a list of apps (based on the most popular apps in the Google Play Store). These applications include Chrome, Twitter, Zoom, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Conflict, Microsoft Office and more. All performance limitations and optimizations are finalized by running a test team first to avoid compromising the user experience.