The Writing test measures how well your devices performs when working with documents. The test reflects the simple tasks you might perform on a mobile device such as adding text and images to a document as well as cutting, copying and pasting text within the document.
The test uses the native Android EditText view and runs in portrait orientation.
Document 1 is a 2.5 MB ZIP file containing a 100 KB text file and two 1.2 MB images. Document 2 is a 3.5 MB ZIP containing a 90 KB text file, a 1.6 MB image, and a 1.9 MB image.
- Load, uncompress and display Document 1.
- Load, uncompress and display Document 2.
- Copy all of Document 1 and paste it into the middle of Document 2. The combined document has around 200,000 characters.
- Save Document 2 text and images to a ZIP file and compress. The file is about 6 MB.
- Cut around 1,700 characters from the middle of Document 2 and paste to the beginning of the document. Cut a further 1,200 characters from the middle and paste near the beginning.
- Type three short sentences near the start, middle and end of Document 2. The sentences range from 70 to 100 characters each.
- Insert a 1.3 MB image to the middle of Document 2.
- Save Document 2 text and images to a ZIP file and compress. The file is about 7.4 MB.
Writing score = 2,700,000 × geomean(1/R1, 1/R2, 1/R3, 1/R4, 1/R5) Where: R1 = The geometric mean of the loading times in tasks 1 and 2 R2 = The geometric mean of the saving times in tasks 4 and 8 R3 = Time taken to copy and paste text to and from the clipboard in task 3 R4 = The sum of the times taken to copy text to the clipboard, cut it from the document, and paste into the document in task 5 R5 = Time to insert an image into the document in task 7