Realme GT Banned by AnTuTu Over Alleged Benchmark Cheating, Realme Gets Ultimatum to Fix Manipulation

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Realme GT has been faraway from benchmarking platform AnTuTu for allegedly dishonest its benchmark assessments. The Beijing-based software program firm claimed that the newest Realme flagship manipulated the outcomes of its efficiency within the multithreaded workload and JPG decoding sections of the AnTuTu app. The Realme GT was launched in China earlier this month and comes with a top-of-the-line Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. Corporations together with Huawei and OnePlus have beforehand been caught manipulating benchmark scores to draw clients.

AnTuTu has posted a word on Weibo to tell customers concerning the removing of the Realme GT from its benchmarking platform. The corporate stated it determined to take away the benchmark scores of the Realme GT for 3 months for allegedly dishonest and trying to govern efficiency outcomes.

The Realme GT was marketed with a rating of over 750,000 on the AnTuTu model 8, a lot increased than 708,000 that Xiaomi Mi 11 scored with a Snapdragon 888.

AnTuTu stated that the Realme GT delayed threads when operating the multithreaded check on its benchmark app, with a view to use the quickest CPU cores. These techniques helped the telephone obtain increased benchmark scores, AnTuTu has alleged.

Along with thread delaying practices, AnTuTu stated that the Realme GT modified the reference JPG picture utilized by the benchmarking platform to cut back processing occasions and obtain the next rating. The telephone is claimed to have used mosaic color blocks as a substitute of processing the picture verbatim genuinely, to cut back its high quality and lower down processing efforts, the corporate stated.

AnTuTu stated that each delaying threads and modifying the reference picture are in opposition to the aim of giving honest benchmark outcomes. Because of this, AnTuTu determined to take away the telephone from its itemizing. The corporate additionally stated that after seeing the higher-than-usual benchmark scores, it did query Realme however obtained no response.

AnTuTu has given an ultimatum to Realme to supply readability on benchmark dishonest, and modify the system to keep away from manipulating outcomes. AnTuTu stated that it will in any other case take away the Realme GT completely from its itemizing.

AnTuTu additionally talked about that it’s at present engaged on additional optimising the anti-cheating programme that might be obtainable on the model 9 of the benchmark app. The brand new model would deduct factors and levy different penalties if it finds any dishonest points.

Realme had not responded to Devices 360 for a remark on the time of submitting this story.

[Update, Tuesday March 16, 7PM] Realme has despatched the next assertion reproduced in full:

Realme GT is provided with the newest Snapdragon 888 5G platform, bringing customers excessive efficiency. Benchmark scores of Realme GT are all correct knowledge below the present variations of the Antutu benchmark. Realme has all the time been dedicated to bringing customers wonderful efficiency, the precise consumer expertise is the highest precedence for Realme.

On the time of this replace, AnTuTu has not issued any additional replace

Previously, corporations together with HuaweiOnePlus, and Oppo have been discovered dishonest benchmark outcomes. UL Benchmarks even pulled Realme sibling Oppo’s Find X and Find F7 from its platform for “excessive and deceptive” scores in 2018.


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