Sony at the MWC 2017 event that took place in February revealed the Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia XZs, which both sported high-end cameras.
One major difference, however, is the use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, and it seems like Sony’s offering is holding up well in man-made performance benchmarks – better than Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and the soon to be released HTC U 11 handset bearing the same SoC.
It was recently seen on GeekBench benchmark site scoring 1943 and 5824 in the single and multi-core tests, respectively.
The Sony Xperia XZ Premium handset has been cited on GeekBench with model number G8141. The handset’s single-core score of 1943 is higher than the Galaxy S8and HTC U 11 that both scored 1916 and 1912 respectively.
As per the multi-core test, the Xperia XZ Premium smartphone scored 5824, while the Galaxy S8 and HTC U 11 both scored 6011 and 6137.
Going by the listing, the handset is powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor (Gigabit LTE speeds with X16 LTE modem) coupled with 4GB of RAM.
The Xperia XZ Premium sports a 5.5-inch Triluminos HDR display with 4K (2160×3840 pixels) resolution, which is a first for handsets. The smartphone sports 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB).
The Sony Xperia XZ Premium runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and is backed by a 3230mAh battery. The device measures 156x77x7.9mm and weigh 195 grams, making it slightly thinner but heavier than the Xperia XZ variant.