UPDATE (March 20th, 2017):
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8+ has been spotted on Geekbench once again but this time with Qualcomm processor. The Qualcomm variant of the smartphone features the model number SM-G955U. It also gives a hint that this might be unlocked model aimed at the U.S. market.
It managed to score 1929 and 6084 on single-core and multi-core tests respectively which is definitely less than what scored by the Exynos 8895 variant. If this is anything to by, it seems like Galaxy S8+ will be a faster and better device with Exynos processor as compared to Qualcomm. But we will have to wait for the launch to get a better picture.
In the single-core test, the device managed to score 1978 points whereas on multi-core testing the device achieved 6375 points. One of the reason behind Exynos 8895 better performance as compared to SD 835 is GPU chip. Samsung claims that the Exynos 8895 SoC is 27% better than its predecessor Exynos 8890 and in power consumption, it will require 40% less energy.
This chipset is manufactured on heterogeneous architecture system which according to Samsung will active all comes at the same time so that it can give the top-notch performance when required. Samsung doesn't work on GPU chipset but instead, they rely on ARM's chipset for GPU.
With the Exynos 8895, Samsung is using Mali-G71 which according to the manufacturer is performing 1.8 times better than predecessor Mali-T880. This chip is so powerful that it supports playback of 4K video as well as it can handle Ultra HD resolution.
Another key feature of S8 Plus is that it comes pre-loaded with Android Nougat 7.0 and Vulkan API.
This API makes sure while switching between games, performance doesn't effect. The S8 Plus is expected to have 6.2-inch Quad HD display. The Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835/ Exynos 8895 SoC is powering the device with 4GB RAM
. A 3,500mAh
battery cell will be on board to make sure device runs smoothly for the longer time. On March 29th,
and S8 Plus
will be unveiled on March 29th.
(last update 24 April 2017 @ 00:36)