Galaxy S8 How to Know Which Processor

As you know, Samsung will release variants of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 on two processors. Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and its own Exynos 8895. Most likely, devices with Qualcomm chip will be sold in the USA, and with Exynos. in all other countries, including How many will we lose? Or vice versa. is Exynos better? Let’s figure it out.

On the Geekbench benchmark site, the results of testing two versions of the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone appeared. the first is equipped with the Qualcomm processor, and the other has the latest Samsung-developed chip. It is worth noting that both of them are assembled in Samsung factories using the same 10-nanometer FinFET technology, moreover, the Korean company helped Qualcomm specialists and participated in the development of Snapdragon 835. It is not known who made the largest contribution to the creation of this chipset that the Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 8895 use similar solutions. Both processors are 8-core, but Snapdragon runs at a higher clock frequency. 1.9 GHz versus 1.69 GHz in Exynos.

Galaxy S8 How to Know Which Processor

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In the single-core test, Geekbench defeated Exynos 8895. it scored 1978 points, and Snapdragon 835. 1929. In multi-core mode, the gap is even greater. 6375 against 6084 points in favor of the Samsung processor. Single-core mode is considered more important, since most Android applications cannot fully distribute the process between multiple cores. Geekbench is testing 52 device parameters. Exynos 8895 turned out to be more productive in 35 parameters, and Snapdragon 835 only in 17.

Geekbench puts the Galaxy S8 with the Exynos 8895 processor in first place in terms of multi-core performance among all smartphones. It is ahead of all other flagship smartphones, including Google Pixel XL, LG G6 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus. Both versions of the Samsung smartphone managed to overtake the Huawei Mate 9 with a Kirin 960 processor. In the single-core mode, the Exynos version of the Galaxy S8 takes second place. only the Apple iPhone 7 Plus is more productive than it.

According to rumors, Samsung is going to increase the clock frequency of Exynos 8895 to 2.5 GHz, and also install two additional video processor cores in the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8, which means that the performance of these smartphones can be even higher. In addition, China will release versions of these devices with six gigabytes of RAM instead of four. their performance in synthetic benchmarks is likely to be record high. Nevertheless, it should be borne in mind that these are only preliminary indicators, measured on earlier versions of smartphones. Devices that go on sale may show other results.

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 will be unveiled on March 29th. The filling of these devices will be the same, they differ only in size, diagonal screens (5.8 and 6.2 inches) and battery capacity (3000 and 3500 mAh).

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