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Flash Plus 2 with 3GB RAM: Benchmark and Gaming Test




The 3GB RAM variant of the Flash Plus 2 is arriving today and, while we’ve already published the full written review and video review, we did another round of benchmark tests and gaming test with the 3GB variant.

We were curious to know whether the additional 1GB of RAM for the Flash Plus2 would have any noticeable impact on the performance of the device. Here are our observations so far:

  • Did not increase boot up time of the handset. The 2GB variant was already enough in term of memory to manage proper speedy boot time.
  • Gaming performance did not improve since most of the work is done by the CPU and graphics anyway.
  • There’s significantly noticeable improvement in multi-tasking. The device still feels snappy with additional windows and apps running actively and in the background. This is the biggest contribution of the additional memory allocation.
  • There’s a little improvement in scores from various benchmark tests, including a 7% increase in Antutu score and 5% increase in PCMark score.

We played NBA2K16 on the device and it went pretty smoothly. We’ve never encountered any lags or dropped frames during our game test. Check out a snippet of our gameplay below:


As for the benchmark results, there is little to no significant improvements in benchmark scores between the 2GB and the 3GB variant.

Here are the scores for our suite of benchmark tests:

Antutu Benchmark – 45,305 (42,220 on 2GB variant)
Quadrant Standard – 15,621 (15,775 on 2GB variant)
PCMark – 4,165 (3,922 on 2GB variant)
PCMark Storage – 2,543
3DMark – 416 (ES 3.1),595 (ES 3.0)

If you missed our video review, you can watch our hands-on review below:


The Flash Plus 2 also be available thru Lazada starting 12noon today (see store link here) for a suggested retail price of Php8,490.

And we’re also doing a giveaway!

Here’s the quick mechanics:

Hit the subscribe button above and go to the video page in YouTube and leave a link (here) that you entered/subscribed. Make sure to leave a comment in the video so we know you’re a subscriber.

That’s it! We’ll randomly pick a YouTube subscribe after the 1st week of July to win a brand new Flash Plus 2.



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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46 Responses

  1. john peter reyes says:

    magandang pamalit ito sa samsung note 2 ko.

  2. Easy E says:

    Oh. Minor improvement.

  3. Marcos says:

    yung extra space habol ko dito

  4. qwerty says:

    3gb of ram and still my K3 Note has a higher score in antutu. I think I’m staying with my K3 Note until I found a real successor…of course at this price range too(wishful thinking) :-) I know only 4 cores are running simultaneously obviously this is a downgrade in performance.

    • CrisD says:

      Thing is, the AFP is stuck at an old version of Android. If you’re ok with that, there are some better performing areas with the AFP, namely the processing power (can play 2k16), cameras and larger capacity battery. Of course the AFP does not have the speedy fingerprint scanner which is a great convenience. The HiFi audio chipset in the FP2 may not also matter if you’re not really into higher quality audio. Technically there’s a better screen with the FP2 and faster charging too. Personally I would have taken the AFP eventhough it’s ugly, but being stuck with an old Android version concerns me.

  5. gary says:

    sa lazada ba available ito?anyone please let us know where buy..thanks

  6. CHIRAN TORTOGO JR. says:

    Representing CLONElandia!!!! :-)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiJB7HHZxXY

  7. tim says:

    no framedrops? iba yata napanood ko na video..

  8. Karl says:

    sana ako mapili para mapalitan ko na ung afp ko :)

  9. Ghian Agnes says:

    Nice phone. An entry level for a bang for the buck mid-range phone. Awesome internals and design. Woah! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vOrawl8foM0&list=PLNr04lQBXUx8eJ3znaAsNhniPqIkeJDIB

  10. Ernie Vallejo says:

    Matagal ko nang binabantayan ‘to para sana gift for my wife. Sana manalo. =-)

  11. Virson Jay Lorenzo says:

    I love this phone. Thanks Yuga!

    https://youtu.be/vOrawl8foM0

  12. Mirror says:

    thanks for this review and enlightenment

  13. gary says:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLNr04lQBXUx8eJ3znaAsNhniPqIkeJDIB&v=vOrawl8foM0

    What a wonderful phone that suite for everyone of us in our daily routine.
    It’s a big bang for our bucks.
    I’m hoping I can win it and I will give to my daugther that always wishing to have very nice phone like this to accompanied for her study.
    Goodluck for everyone of us.
    …….more power YUGATECH!
    God bless us al!????????????

  14. Berminalee H ilano says:

    Subscibed!

  15. https://m.youtube.com/watch?list=PLNr04lQBXUx8eJ3znaAsNhniPqIkeJDIB&v=vOrawl8foM0&rdm=236h9l6ri&client=mv-google

    Subbed and liked.

    I hope i can win this afp 2 cause i lost my previous afp phone and this is a great opportunity for us.
    Thnks yugatech
    God bless

  16. Nickson Torres Delos Reyes says:

    Hoping to win :)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLNr04lQBXUx8eJ3znaAsNhniPqIkeJDIB&v=vOrawl8foM0

    Walang natirang sobra sa tuition fee ko, na sana ipambili ko ng phone haha…
    Would be nice to have a Flash Plus 2 3gb that I can use to take a pic of notes and read ebooks :)

  17. Done Subscribing! :) Hoping and Praying na Mapili ako, Kasi wala kami Pambili ng Ganitong Phone :(
    More Power po sa Team nyoo! God Bless po.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLNr04lQBXUx8eJ3znaAsNhniPqIkeJDIB&v=vOrawl8foM0

  18. MrPiatoz says:

    may lucky winner na po ba? saan po makikita ung result?

  19. Rionel Zarate says:

    Subscribed!!! Great review,just like the Flash Plus 2! :)

    https://youtu.be/vOrawl8foM0

  20. I just want to ask, how about the score for 3 Gb of RAM, with antutu benchmark? thx before

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