Android Curveball: LG G Flex Review

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Performance: CPU and Device

Next, we'll take a look at how the LG G Flex compares to other smartphones by examining a few benchmarks that are currently available in the Android Marketplace.

CPU testing
Android CPU testing

AnTuTu benchmark – click to enlarge

AnTuTu’s latest benchmark returns a number of scores—too many to graph so we’re including a look at all the numbers in a table. The G Flex earns second place in four categories: Database IO, Storage IO, GPU (3D), and RAM (Speed). It earned first place in the UX Runtime test.

Mobile XPRT Benchmark Tests - Click to enlarge

The MobileXPRT benchmark runs through a variety of tests to evaluate the responsiveness of a device along with its ability to handle many everyday workloads.

The G Flex wasn’t a top performer in the MobileXPRT tests. Comparatively speaking, the phone achieved its best score in the Apply Photo Effects test where it earned third place. In both overall scores, the G Flex came in fifth place out of the eight devices we have for comparison.

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