One of the most popular benchmark applications for Android devices, AnTuTu has just been updated with lots of new features and improvements.The source of most leaks on the Internet, along with GLBenchmark, the latest version of AnTuTu brings even more graphics tests, along with a refreshed UI.
The application can run a range of tests such as Memory Performance, CPU Integer Performance, CPU Floating point Performance, 2D and 3D Graphics Performance and more.
As we already mentioned, the most obvious change is the redesigned user interface, which has been adjusted to offer a better menu browsing.
There are new OpenGL ES 2.0 3D benchmarks for 3D game performance tests, but also a new 2D benchmark for 2D game performance tests.
The latest version of AnTuTu Benchmark allows users to compare scores with the newest devices, even some that have yet to be officially announced.
Developers also updated the Italian and Ukraine language translations and enhanced SDCard path detection. The following improvements and bug fixes have been included in this update as well:
- Auto stop the benchmark if it detects the app has been modified;
- Fixed some web page auto pop up bug;
- Fixed random stuck in splash screen;
- Fixed submit score page appear twice after benchmark.
Those who are still having second thoughts on using this application should know AnTuTu Benchmark asks for phone calls permissions in order to obtain the phone model and hardware info, so the application can correctly identify the device and offer the right ranking.
AnTuTu, the company that created the benchmark, claims the application does not read the SIM ID or phone number, so users should have nothing to fear.
AnTuTu Benchmark 3.01 is now available as a free download via Google Play store and it should be fully compatible with all devices running Android 2.1 and up. Check it out here.