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Samsung may limit performance to 10,000 apps on Galaxy smartphones

Samsung may limit performance to 10,000 apps on Galaxy smartphones – update

Samsung’s throttling may have been discovered in the performance of all and older Galaxy S21 smartphones. korean user DISCOVER GaryeonHan Having an app called Game Optimizing Service (GOS). This would give the brand the performance of a Galaxy smartphone throttle, Supposed to save battery power. Samsung has not yet responded to questions from Hardware Info but expects to make a statement tomorrow. according to Blog post on Naver I started an internal investigation into this practice.

Reportedly, GOS affects more than 10,000 diverse applications (listed in this file† It’s about 3000+ games, as well as social media apps, streaming services, Android services, Samsung apps, and practically every other popular form of smartphone app. Surprisingly, but not surprisingly, popular benchmark apps like Geekbench 5, AnTuTu, and 3DMark are not restricted by GOS.

Hardware info was able to confirm that the app is installed anyway on a brand new Samsung Galaxy S21 FE and cannot be removed or disabled. On the Galaxy Store, Samsung describes the app as a way to tweak gaming performance when necessary. If the games freeze, GOS will adjust the resolution. Nothing is said about potential performance improvements for apps that don’t fall under the “games” category. according to Android salad The enhancer app is not compatible with galaxy s22 series.

Samsung is not the first to influence smartphone performance in the background. In 2017, Apple was at the center of a major scandal involving iPhone performance degrading when the battery was no longer working optimally.

Update: March 4, 2022 16:20

We just received the following response:

“Our priority is to give people the best mobile experience. Game Optimizing Service (GOS) is designed to optimize the performance of gaming applications while effectively managing device temperature. GOS does not manage the performance of non-gaming applications. We value the feedback we receive about our products and after careful consideration We plan to roll out a software update soon so that users can monitor performance while running gaming apps.”

also 9 to 5 Google has a comment:
“We are constantly trying to expand the choice for users and provide the best performance that simulates customer reviews. GOS (Game Optimization Service) for Samsung Galaxy S22 series is pre-installed to optimize CPU and GPU performance to prevent overheating when playing a game for a long time.

To meet the modern needs of various customers, it is planned to update the Game Booster lab to provide an option to prioritize performance, as soon as possible.

Then, we will do everything we can for the satisfaction and safety of customers by listening to their opinions.”

Max Weinbach He says on Twitter that turning on performance mode fixes most problems.

sources:
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