Geekbench reveals details on Exynos 8890-sporting Samsung Galaxy S7
In a recent report, we told you that Samsung Galaxy S7 with the Exynos 8890 SoC under the hood (international version and the version headed to the UK) with model number SM-G930F was listed on the AnTuTu benchmark site for testing. Now, another version of the S7 with the same processor passed through another benchmark database for testing.
Geekbench lists Samsung Galaxy S7 with Exynos 8890 SoC
The Geekbench3 result (shown above) was first spotted by Hungarian-speaking NapiDroid.hu. The listing reveals that another version of the Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930W8) also features the Exynos 8890 SoC. Most of the versions of the S7 that have been benchmarked feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC. This version is for the US and Chinese markets.
The Geekbench listing mirrors what has been revealed by the AnTuTu listing. It reveals that the Samsung Galaxy S7 with the Exynos 8890 SoC under the hood will also come with 4 GB of RAM. Geekbench also reveals that the S7 will run Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, which was also revealed by AnTuTu.
Now let’s move on to how the Exynos 8890 SoC on board the Samsung Galaxy S7 performed. In the single-core test, it scored 1873, and 5946 in the multi-core test. It outperformed the Exynos 7420 on board the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, which scored 1495 in the single-core test, and 5375 in the multi-core test.
Going back to AnTuTu’s findings, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is said to feature a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD). In the photography department, the S7 is said to feature a larger 12-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for snapping selfies and video chat.
So when is Samsung planning to lift the lid on its next flagship? The common consensus is Samsung will officially unveil the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge at its Unpacked 2016 event, which kicks off in Barcelona, Spain on the 21st of February. This is a day before MWC 2016 kicks off in the country. LG is also expected to introduce the LG G5 on the 21st of February in Barcelona, Spain.
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