Samsung’s long awaited Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have been launched and pre-orders have already started. The devices rolled out with two chips – the Snapdragon 835 and the Exynos 8895 SoC – and both the smartphones will utilize these chipsets depending on the region.
Now, according to a fresh report, benchmark results of these handsets have been unveiled and surprisingly the latter surpasses the Qualcomm chipset in terms of overall performance.
According to the report, the Exynos 8895 chip scores an impressive 174,155 points, compared to the 162,101 points graded for the Snapdragon 835 chip.
Furthermore, it was also shown that there is only a marginal difference between the two handsets –unfortunately, that still doesn’t give an edge to the Samsung chip over the Qualcomm chip.
While both the chips are capable of Gigabit LTE speeds, many smartphone buyers would still settle for the Snapdragon 835.
Additionally, the Snapdragon 835 SoC model is expected to be made available in select markets including US, while the Exynos 8895 SoC versions is said to be made available in most markets, including India.
What’s more, another report also showed a fine performance from the iPhone 7 Plus, OnePlus 3T, LG G6, and HTC U Ultra devices on AnTuTu benchmark results, the Galaxy S8 (Exynos 8895) model, however, was seen to have outperformed them all.
In line with specifications, the Samsung Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display while the Galaxy S8+ comes with a 6.2-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display.