It all started with a piece, published by Anandtech, in which it was found that OnePlus throttles the performance of some applications on the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. Later, Geekbench removed branded smartphones from its platform.
Due to these events, OnePlus cannot stay any longer without commenting on the matter. Clarification given to the post Handroid And in this the Chinese brand confirms its shameful practices.
“Our top priority is always to provide a great user experience with our products, to act quickly based on important user feedback. After the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro launched in March, some users have spoken to us about some areas where we can improve device battery life and heat management.
result of this SuspensionOur R&D team has been working over the past few months to improve device performance using many of the most popular applications, including Chrome, and matching application processor requirements with the most appropriate power. This helped provide a smooth experience by reducing power consumption. Although this may affect device performance in some benchmark applications, our focus, as always, is to do what we can to improve device performance for users.
User feedback led the brand to throttle some apps
This is the full explanation given by the Chinese brand of the above communication mediums. It can easily be concluded from OnePlus’ words that he is not even trying to apologize for what he was doing on the new tops of the range.
In fact, OnePlus justifies its decision with the concerns of its users. Given understandable concerns about smartphone autonomy, the brand has decided that the best decision is to play around with the performance of certain apps.
This was the simplest path chosen by the Chinese brand to satisfy the desires of its users. However, do the benefits brought by this practice justify the damage to your image?
Note that OnePlus has not even apologized for this objectionable practice. Furthermore, he did not mention any end date for this manipulation of his equipment.
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