The monthly report for the best-performing Android smartphones on AnTuTu for November 2022 is here. The top three positions are once again captured by ASUS just like the previous month but with a twist. This month, the Zenfone 9 has managed to rise up the ranks to take the third spot just below the ROG Phone 6 series by dethroning the newly-launched Xiaomi 12T Pro which has been moved to the fourth position this month. Apart from that, there have not been significant changes in the positions as most of the phones have managed to hold onto their spots, unlike a few like the Xiaomi 12 Pro. That said, let’s take a look at the top 10 best-performing Android smartphones on AnTuTu for November 2022.
1. ROG Phone 6 | ₹71,999
The ROG Phone 6 tops the list as the highest-scoring smartphone on AnTuTu benchmark for November 2022. Targetted towards hard-core mobile gamers, the ROG Phone 6 series packs in a large vapour chamber and multiple graphite sheets to reduce thermal throttling during long gaming sessions. Along with that, ASUS also offers a bunch of cool accessories such as the AeroActive Cooler and Gamepad to take the gaming experience up a level.
The ROG Phone 6 gets its prowess from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC coupled with up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB UFS 3.1 internal storage. The display on the smartphone can go as high as 165Hz and measures 6.78 inches with a 1,080 x 2,448 pixels resolution. As for the optics, the ROG Phone 6 sports a 50MP triple rear camera setup and a 12MP camera on the front. Providing power to the device is a massive 6,000mAh battery with 65W fast charging support.
2. ROG Phone 6 Pro | ₹89,999
While the ROG Phone 6 holds the top spot in the AnTuTu benchmark for November 2022, the device’s superior ‘Pro’ variant comes in at the second position. Featuring a full-fledged LED display on the back, the ROG Phone 6 Pro is a mobile gamer’s paradise due to its enormous focus on performance. ergonomics and peripherals.
Just like the ROG Phone 6, the ROG Phone 6 Pro comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC but only in 18GB RAM with 512GB ROM storage variant. A 50MP triple rear camera setup is on offer with a 12MP sensor on the front for selfies and video calling. The phone is powered by a large 6,000mAh battery with 65W charging.
3. ASUS Zenfone 9 | €799 (~₹69,000, not in India)
The ASUS Zenfone 9 has risen up the ranks to become the third-best scoring smartphone on AnTuTu benchmark for November 2022. Interestingly, this makes ASUS acquire all the top three positions for the month. That said, the Zenfone 9 comes in a compact form factor with a display size of just 5.9-inches which is a Full HD+ AMOLED panel that can refresh at 120Hz.
Coming with all the bells and whistles of a proper flagship smartphone, running under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset paired with up to 16GB RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage. Despite being a small phone, the Zenfone 9 features a 3-axis gimbal-like stabilisation system in its camera setup comprising a 50MP primary sensor and a 12MP ultra-wide camera. The phone runs on a modest 4,300mAh battery with 30W fast charging. This little beast also rocks a 3.5mm headphone jack at the top!
4. Xiaomi 12T Pro | €749 (~₹61,000)
The Xiaomi 12T Pro is one of the latest entrants to hit the smartphone market. Featuring a whopping 200MP primary sensor on the rear, the device could soon be making its way to India either by the year’s end or early next year.
The key specifications of the Xiaomi 12T Pro include a 6.67-inches AMOLED 2K+ display with 120Hz refresh rate, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset with 12GB RAM and 256GB internal memory, and a 5,000mAh battery along with 8MP + 2MP secondary cameras on the rear.
5. nubia Red Magic 7 | $629 (~₹52,000, not in India)
The nubia Red Magic 7 comes in at the fourth position on AnTuTu benchmark for the month of November 2022. Just like the ROG Phone 6 series, the Red Magic 7 boasts a peculiar form and design with two grilles on the rear for an exhaust vent on the right and a cooling fan on the left coupled with RGB lights to make things lively and appealing.
The Red Magic 7 utilises the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC with up to 16GB RAM and 512GB ROM. On the front, the device sports a large 6.8-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel with a 165Hz refresh rate. This gaming phone can also record videos in 8K with its 64MP triple rear camera setup, and comes with a 4,500mAh battery with 120W fast charging support.
6. Black Shark 5 Pro | $549 (~₹45,000, not in India)
Black Shark 5 Pro once again makes it to the top ten list of best-performing Android smartphones on AnTuTu for the month of November 2022. To appeal to mobile gamers out there, the Black Shark 5 Pro rocks magnetic pop-up triggers that can be summoned with just a click of a button. Apart from that, Black Shark has also included liquid cooling for minimum thermal throttling.
As for the specifications, the device runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC with up to 16GB RAM and 512GB ROM while featuring a 6.67-inch FullHD+ OLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate. A 108MP triple rear camera takes care of the photography side of things while a 4,650mAh battery provides power to the Black Shark 5 Pro.
7. Motorola Edge 30 Pro | ₹39,999
The Motorola Edge 30 Pro was launched back in February 2022 in India and has managed to make its way into the AnTuTu benchmark’s highest-performing Android phones list for November 2022. Despite the presence of the superior Motorola Edge 30 Ultra, the Edge 30 Pro has stood firmly holding up its position.
The specifications include a 6.7-inch OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC from Qualcomm with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It also features dual 50MP cameras on the back for primary and ultra-wide cameras along with a 2MP depth sensor. Running the show is a 4,800mAh battery with 68W charging.
8. Vivo X80 | ₹54,999
The Vivo X80 is the only smartphone on this list to be powered by a MediaTek chipset, the Dimensity 9000 to be precise. Launched in India earlier this year, the device takes several photography cues from its ‘Pro’ sibling making it a well-rounded smartphone with everything one would come to expect from a flagship.
Key specifications of the Vivo X80 include a 6.78-inch FullHD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, a 50MP triple rear camera setup with Zeiss branded optics, and a 4,500mAh battery with 80W fast charging support.
9. Motorola Edge X30 | CNY 3,199 (~₹36,000, not in India)
The Motorola Edge X30 is the Chinese variant of the globally-launched Motorola Edge 30 Pro. The device is one of the first smartphones to come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. That said, it seems like a similar level of software optimisation by Motorola on both the Chinese and global variants has made the devices positioned so close to each other in the AnTuTu benchmark’s list.
Some notable specifications include a 6.7-inch OLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. A 50MP+50MP+2MP triple rear camera setup along with a whopping 60MP selfie shooter. Lastly, a 4,800mAh battery with 68W charging support is in tow.
10. Galaxy Z Fold4 | ₹1,54,999
Coming in at tenth position on AnTuTu for November 2022 is the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4. This foldable smartphone impresses with its large inner display for productive tasks and is a performance beast too.
Speaking of the specifications, the Galaxy Z Fold4 flaunts an enormous 7.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED inner display while the cover display measures 6.2-inches, with 120Hz refresh rate support on both displays. The Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset powers the device while the photography side of things is taken care of by a 50MP primary sensor, 12MP ultra-wide lens, and a 10MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom. Providing juice to the Galaxy Z Fold4 is a 4,400mAh cell with 25W wired and 15W wireless charging.