OnePlus has responded to allegations that it cheated in Geekbench tests. OnePlus has confirmed that it has manipulated test results.
In the past, we have witnessed many smartphone manufacturers manipulating benchmark tests. Finally, it has been seen that there are some software that will affect the Geekbench results of the OnePlus 9 series. This is not OnePlus’ first incident. The brand was previously mentioned in similar works with the OnePlus 3T model.
Geekbench removed it from the platform for manipulating the benchmark results of the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. Geekbench also announced that it will test other OnePlus devices and will remove them from the list if unusual findings are found.
OnePlus soon made a statement on the subject. This statement reveals that OnePlus slows down the system in many applications, especially popular applications, and does not make any restrictions on benchmarking applications such as Geekbench.
OnePlus Confirms It’s Manipulating Geekbench Tests
At the bottom, you can find the statement OnePlus sent to XDA Developer’s site. What we will understand from this explanation is that the company compromises on performance due to battery consumption and heating problems on phones in the OnePlus 9 series.
Our top priority is to always deliver a great user experience with our products, based on acting quickly on user feedback. Following the launch of the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro in March, some users told us about some areas where we could improve the battery life and thermal management of the devices. As a result of this feedback, our R&D team has been working over the past few months to optimize the performance of devices when using most of the most popular apps, including Chrome, by matching the app’s processor requirements with optimal power. This helped ensure a smooth experience while reducing power consumption. This may affect the performance of devices in some benchmarking apps, but as always our focus is to do our best to improve device performance for our users.