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Best-performing midrange, flagship phones in Aug 2021

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Antutu Benchmark has posted the latest global rankings of the best-performing midrange and flagship Android phones on its platform.

So which of the devices that are currently out on the market have made it to the two lists? Are they the same as the ones last July? Of course, as with other lists, these will only serve as guides when looking for a handset. After all, these are based on a synthetic test.

Top 10 midrange Android smartphones

Leading the mid-level models in August was the travel-inspired, Snapdragon 778G-powered Realme GT Master Edition with an average benchmark score of 539,072. It toppled the Snapdragon 780G-based Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G, which was the No. 1 device in the category in June and July but holds the crown in China for several months now.

Other Realme models that got into the new ranking were the Realme 7 5G, Realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G, and Realme X7 5G. All of them use a MediaTek Dimensity 800U system-on-chip.

Top 10 midrange Android phones on Antutu Benchmark on the global market in August 2021 via Revu Philippines

August 2021’s 10 best-performing midrange phones on the Antutu Benchmark platform

Top 10 flagship Android smartphones

The premium space has always been Qualcomm’s stronghold, so to speak, even if it does not hold the biggest smartphone-application-processor market share worldwide anymore. And August 2021 was no different. All the top 10 scorers here rely on the chipmaker’s Snapdragon 888 SoC.

Landing first place was Nubia’s RedMagic 6 Pro, which achieved an 837,506 average rating. Behind it was another gaming phone, Taiwan’s ASUS ROG Phone 5. In our review of the latter in April, we wrote, “The ASUS ROG Phone 5 is a near-perfect gaming phone. There’s no question it’s a super-elite performer — certainly the smoothest and most powerful Android we’ve ever used — and the ecosystem of accessories ASUS has introduced alongside it seems worthwhile.”

Top 10 flagship Android phones on Antutu Benchmark on the global market in August 2021 via Revu Philippines

August 2021’s 10 best-performing flagship phones on the Antutu Benchmark platform

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 22 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.