The Geekbench Android app has received a new update taking it to version 4.1. The benchmarking tool gets several new improvements and changes.
Firstly, the new update has been built with Android NDK 13b and enables instructions for AArch32 cryptography. The new Geekbench 4.1 will bring improvements to several CPU and Compute workloads as well.
Here are some of the other changes that can be found in version 4.1;
- Change Memory Latency workload to avoid cache hits on Cortex A72, A73.
- Change SQLite, LLVM workloads to improve multi-core scalability.
- Convert Histogram Equalization, Sobel to use RenderScript intrinsics.
- Change HTML5 DOM workload to reduce performance differences across platforms.
Geekbench 4.1 requires devices to be running Android 5.0 or later. The app is available as a free download from the Google Play Store. If you use this tool to test out the performance of your device, make sure to update it to the latest version.