In a latest prolonged and in-depth investigation, AnandTech discovered a really fascinating “optimization” on the OnePlus 9 and 9 Professional in the case of varied apps. In essence, the OxygenOS analyzes the apps it is going to most of the time restrict the efficiency in what we assume is a bid to increase battery life. Nevertheless OxygenOS wouldn’t supply the restricted efficiency to benchmarking apps, which Geekbench sees as dishonest.
That is why Geekbench took the motion of eradicating the OnePlus 9 and 9 Professional from its database. Geekbench says that the system makes efficiency choices primarily based on the purposes’ identifiers relatively than conduct. Or in different phrases, the system seems for particular apps to make the most of its full efficiency relatively than boosting efficiency when any app calls for it.
In Geekbench’s books, that is efficiency manipulation and also will look into different OnePlus gadgets to see if the identical applies to them as properly.
It is not fairly the identical case because the dishonest modes previously the place producers will tune their telephones in order that they ignore thermal limits when operating benchmarks. As an alternative OxygenOS was discovered run at its designed restrict throughout benchmarks, whereas nearly each different app will get lower than the total efficiency. The impact may be very comparable although – benchmarks scores would point out a stage of efficiency that simply is not there for apps.
It could be fascinating to see how this story unfolds and if OnePlus will take any motion. To date, there isn’t any official response from the corporate.