Samsung Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5s vs Sony Xperia Z2 – Benchmark Comparison

Though Samsung never really acknowledged it did anything wrong vis-à-vis artificially boosting benchmarks in the past, last week brought the surprising and refreshing news of sneaky code being removed from Galaxy devices with Android 4.4 KitKat upgrades. Technically, this should greatly increase the credibility of “synthetic tests” on Samsung-made Android gadgets, as well as for

Presumed AT&T-bound Motorola Moto G benchmarked as ‘Peregrine’

Available for a while with Verizon and Boost Mobile and recently released on US Cellular and Aio Wireless, Motorola’s crazy cheap, crazy solid Moto G smartphone may soon add another name to an already pretty impressive roster of US network partners. As its GoPhone prepaid lineup continues to suffer in terms of media visibility and

Oppo Find 7 debut set for March 19, benchmark lists Full HD display, not 2K

Little-known China-based electronics manufacturer Oppo made its first waves in the Android landscape by partnering with CyanogenMod for the swiveling camera-toting N1 handheld, but it became clearer and clearer over the past few months that the 5.9-incher was just the beginning. Oppo’s next step in its quest to world domination? A little big thing called

Sony Xperia E2 With LTE Seemingly Confirmed in Benchmark

CES 2014, the go-to event for mobile tech aficionados next January, is fast approaching, and so it’s only natural for the rumor mill to grind at full throttle in regards to the expo’s brightest stars to be. We’ve recently rounded up some of the early suspects, but many have so far kept a low profile,

Samsung Cheating and the Benchmarking Brouhaha

For the second time this year, Samsung has been accused of cheating on benchmarks. Now Anand Lal Shimpi and Brian Klug have discovered “optimization” devices from more Android OEM’s. I do not find anything surprising here. When you see devices, with the same hardware having statistically different synthetic benchmark results, well, that should raise some