The most powerful mobiles for May 2022 (according to AnTuTu)


The most powerful phones for May 2022 according to AnTuTu

The quintessential mobile performance analysis benchmark, AnTuTu, has published the list of the most powerful mobiles of May 2022. Let us remember that last month there were not many ranking changes. However, for this opportunity there have been several important modifications thanks to the launch of new mobiles.

In recent weeks, two gaming beasts have come to market as they are what’s new from Black Shark and Lenovo’s mobile gamer. And there are not only surprises in the high-end ranking, there are also new names in the list of the most powerful mid-range. Do you want to know what they are? So stay with us.

The 10 most powerful high-end mobiles for May 2022 (according to AnTuTu)

The 10 most powerful high-end phones for May 2022 according to AnTuTu

It seems that 2022 will be another year led by the shark of mobile gamers. And it is that, just as the Black Shark 4 Pro was in AnTuTu’s top spot for much of 2021, everything seems to indicate that its new version will do the same this year. Why? Well, because since its launch the Black Shark 5 Pro blew up AnTuTu with 1126716 points and thus stole the leadership from the RedMagic 7 Pro.

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The Black Shark 5 Pro (16 GB + 512 GB) steals the top spot, as expected

The Black Shark 5 Pro breaks AnTuTu with 1126716 points

Obtaining a rating of 1062747 points, the new Black Shark 5 Pro is positioned as the most powerful phone today. Is this score surprising? Of course not. The gaming brand par excellence, Black Shark, maintained the first place in AnTuTu for practically all of 2021 and the beginning of this year.

It was to be expected that with the release of their new mobile they would recover the throne that belongs to them. And even more so if we take into account what this terminal brings under the hood. For starters, it comes with the latest from Qualcommthe Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. In addition, this chipset is accompanied by faster storage and RAM formats (NVMe SSD, UFS 3.1 and LPDDR5).

RedMagic 7 Pro (12 GB + 256 GB), the new from Nubia could not retain the lead before the arrival of the shark

nubia redmagic 7 and 7 pro data sheet

Nubia’s reign of the new only lasted a couple of months. After being the most powerful smartphone in April and March, now it’s up to the RedMagic 7 Pro to occupy the second position in this ranking with its 1032494 points. Like its main competitor, this gamer terminal has the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 as a processor, the SoC that offers the best performance today. In addition, it has an active cooling system and a fan that spins at 20,000 RPM.

Lenovo Legion Y90 (12 GB + 256 GB), the surprise of the most powerful mobile trident

Lenovo Legion Y90 Power

This month there has been a pleasant surprise in the ranking of the most powerful mobiles. Is about a manufacturer that we do not usually see at the top of the list. And it is that in April Lenovo launched its Legion Y90 gamer mobile which has managed to obtain 1023934 points in AnTuTu, which allows it to position itself deservedly in third place.

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This is another mobile that uses the latest Qualcomm processor, which shows that the best performing phones of 2022 will carry the North American manufacturer’s SoC. And what other phones complete this list? The following:

  1. Live X80 (12 GB + 512 GB) with 1019921 points.
  2. iQOO 9 (12 GB + 512 GB) with 1010986 points.
  3. iQOO 9 Pro (12GB + 512GB) 1009984 points.
  4. Vivo XNote (12GB + 512GB) 1005127 points.
  5. iQOO Neo6 (12GB + 256GB) 987857 points.
  6. Xiaomi 12 Pro (12GB + 256GB) 980961 points.
  7. Realme GT2 Pro (12GB + 256GB) 979256 points.

The best performing mid-range smartphones for May 2022 (according to AnTuTu)

The best performing mid-range smartphones for May 2022 according to AnTuTu

Despite the fact that a wide variety of new mid-range smartphones were launched during April, the reality is that this top changed very little compared to the previous month. This is because still a new processor has not been released for this range of mobiles. However, next month we will most likely see new faces at the top of this ranking when the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 is released.

The iQOO Z5 (8 GB + 256 GB) remains at the top for the seventh consecutive month

iQOO Z5 first mobile mid-range best performance December 2021 AnTuTu

It seems that the iQOO Z5 has no rival. For the seventh consecutive month, this phone is leading the top of the best performing mid-range mobiles on the market. This time his rating has been 572188 on AnTuTu thanks to its Snapdragon 778G processor, a chipset that has proven to be one of the best in this range, so far.

Xiaomi Civi 1S (8 GB + 128 GB), the most attractive of powerful mid-range mobiles

The Xiaomi Civi 8 GB + 128 GB surprises with a deserved third place

In second place on this list is a mobile that combines power and luxury design. This is the Xiaomi Civi 1S, a phone that occupies this position in the ranking for the first time thanks to having the best mid-range processor under the hood: the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Plus.

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In addition, it comes with the best storage and RAM formats on the market (UFS 2.2 and LPDDR4X) and a graphite based cooling system with a total area of ​​10202 square millimeters.

The Honor 60 Pro (12 GB + 256 GB) completes the trident of mobile phones with the best performance

honor 60 pro mid-range smartphone best performance

Finally, to complete the top 3 of the list of most powerful mid-range terminals, there is another one that carries the Snapdragon 778G Plus: the Honor 60 Pro. This mobile was in second position the previous month and dropped to third place with the launch of the Xiaomi Civi 1S. The rest of the list is made up of the following terminals that we leave below:

  1. OPPO Reno7 5G (8 GB + 256 GB) with 543229 points.
  2. Realme Q3s (8 GB + 128 GB) with 541799 points.
  3. Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G (8 GB + 128 GB) with 537543 points.
  4. Honor 60 (8 GB + 256 GB) with 524530 points.
  5. Honor 50 Pro (8 GB + 256 GB) with 523581 points.
  6. Honor 50 (8 GB + 256 GB) with 520294 points.
  7. Huawei Nova 9 (8 GB + 128 GB) with 501698 points.

Now that the most anticipated mobile gamers of the year have been released, it is very likely that the AnTuTu ranking will change very little in the coming months. And you… Do you think that in 2022 a new smartphone can come out that outperforms the Black Shark 5 Pro? Let us know in the comments.