Report: Galaxy S6 benchmarks offer hints about next-generation smartphone

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 10 Feb 2015

If a new benchmark is to be believed the Galaxy S6 whatever curved-edge sibling Samsung is cooking up could be powerful beasts.

A report from Chinese site MyDrivers says the next-generation Samsung Exynos 7420 chip, which is said to power these newest flagship phones, burns the competition with respect to 3D performance, which could be targeted towards Samsung’s virtual reality efforts.

The phone listed in the benchmark is the SM-G925, which may turn out to be either a Galaxy S6 or S6 ge that features a curved screen like the Galaxy Note 4 ge

The benchmarks reveal across-the-board improvements when compared to the Exynos 5433 (pictured).  

mydrivers benchmark MyDrivers

That 3-D performance could make for some impressive gaming or virtual reality experiences.

That newest Exynos chip is what we’ll likely see in the U.S. versions of the Galaxy S6 instead of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, which Samsung claims was overheating in tests. ether or not that was the case, we’re hopeful that Samsung’s engineering team can get the most out of this new marriage between its own chipset the rest of the hardware.

The MyDrivers report also gives us a more specific breakdown on the rest of the specs: a 5.1 inch, 2560×1440 resolution screen, 20-megapixel front camera, 5-megapixel front option, 3 GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, an ARM Mali-T760 G. 

y this matters: ile these benchmarks are interesting, it would be wise to take them with a grain of salt. The source of these benchmarks isn’t rigorously verified, we had to rely on the sometimes-accurate services of Translate to flesh out all the details. Fortunately we’re not far off from Samsung’s event near Mobile rld Congress in Barcelona, where it will unveil its plans.