According to many online bloggers, Samsung’s GOS (Games Optimization Service) artificially slows down apps. The service throttles both CPU and GPU performance for over 10,000 apps that even include the likes of TikTok and Instagram.
Phone benchmark site Geekbench has now confirmed that its banning select Samsung phones over this app throttling.
GOS slows down GPU and CPU performance on Samsung smartphones for games and apps. Despite running powerful hardware, these devices thus prevent users from extracting the best performance from them. Now the big news is coming up that Geekbench going to delist the new Galaxy S22 series from the Geekbench Browser in addition to the entire Galaxy S10, Galaxy S20 and S21 series.
Samsung has responded to the controversy by saying that GOS is used to prevent its devices from overheating.