Xiaomi Mi 5 beats the likes of Apple’s iPhone 6s Plus and Galaxy S7. It gets the first place of fastest smartphones in the first quarter of 2016.
According to AnTuTu’s best performance smartphone ranking in Quarter 1 of 2016, the Xiaomi phone has topped the list with a score of 136,875, followed by Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge at 134,599. Apple’s iPhone 6s Plus stood third with a score of 133,781, followed by Huawei Mate 8, Meizu Pro 5, Samsung Galaxy Note 5, LeEco Le Max, Apple iPhone 6, Vivo Xplay 5 standard edition, and Samsung Galaxy S6. The introduction of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip in 2016 changed AnTuTu’s performance ranking. Xiaomi Mi 5, which is powered by the Snapdragon 820 processor, performs better than Apple’s A9 chip seen in the iPhone 6s Plus. Surprisingly, LG G5, which has the same processor as the Mi 5, has not made it to the list.