Google Nexus 6P Review: A Magnificent Marshallow Powered Flagship

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Performance: CPU and Device

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. This test measures subsystem performance in various areas like Database IO, Storage IO, CPU (Int. and Float), GPU (3D), and RAM (speed).

AnTuTu, Mobile XPRT, GeekBench Benchmarks
General System, CPU and User Experiential Performance

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This suite of tests puts a variety of workloads on the system, largely testing general performance on routine tasks that you're likely to encounter in an average day. The 6P didn't fare well against Samsung's latest duo, nor Apple's iPhone 6s Plus, but it stacked up well against everything else. Considering the $499 entry point, it put up impressive figures.

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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 Nexus 6P couldn't match the latest $750 hero devices from Samsung, but we'll cut it some slack given that this handset costs hundreds less. 

GeekBench Nexus 5X 6P

GeekBench taxes the CPU cores in a handset, with both single and multi-threaded workloads. The Nexus 6P put up relatively strong figures here, because the Snapdragon 810 had some room to really stretch its legs and put all of its cores to use. 


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