Honor 9X Pro Performance Preview

GameBench Labs has just tested the brand new Honor 9X Pro, producing the first real-world gaming benchmarks for this device. If you'd like to see an early preview of how this mid-tier phone handles real games, and how it compares to similarly-priced rival handsets, please read on. 

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GameBench Performance Profile: Xiaomi Black Shark 2

It's a while since we got hold of the Black Shark 2 and we should have blogged about it sooner. We have been playing on it though, and all of this game time has produced plenty of real-world GameBench stats that allow us to finally compare the Black Shark 2 against a few other mobile giants with gaming-grade chipsets: the Huawei Mate 20 X (Kirin 980), Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Exynos 9810) and the Apple iPhone XS Max (A12 Bionic). Please read on for more...

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Advanced Game Animation Metrics: Janks And Frametimes

In the previous blog, we looked at examples of FPS measured using GameBench tools and how they can be interpreted to understand the quality of a gaming session objectively. Before going into additional metrics and how we can spot good/bad gaming sessions, it's a good time to dig into some of the more complex nuances in game testing — janks and frametimes.

Both of these metrics are computed based on the frame timestamps that are stored in the web dashboard. These additional metrics are only available for Android devices for now.

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  • 04. July 2019
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The Fundamental Metrics of Game Animation: Median FPS, Stability And Variability

In the previous blog, we looked at the definition of FPS and what tools you can use to measure it on Android and iOS devices. In this blog, we will look at examples of FPS measured using GameBench tools and how they can be interpreted to understand the quality of a gaming session objectively. Before going into additional metrics and how we can spot good/bad gaming sessions, I would like to introduce you to the typical workflow for using the tools to give you more context for the next blog.

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Measuring Frame Rates In Android And IOS Games

Frame rate (also known as Frames Per Second or (FPS) is one of the best metrics you can capture to quantify the visual fluidity of a game. In most scenarios, the higher the frame rate, the better the experience for the gamer. In this blog, we will look at the definition of FPS and the best methods to retrieve frame rates for games on both Android and iOS.

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