Samsung Galaxy S7 SoC Delivers Record-Breaking Score in Leaked Benchmark


The anticipated Samsung Galaxy S7 has gone through AnTuTu benchmarks, revealing the scores delivered by Samsung’s newly unveiled Exynos 8 Octa 8890 SoC. The unannounced Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) also appears to have hit the US FCC certification website, tipping its dimensions and battery capacity.

A Samsung smartphone with model number SM-G9300, thought to be the Galaxy S7, is seen in a leaked benchmark running the Exynos 8890 SoC, via GSMArena. The smartphone reportedly posted a record-breaking high score of 103,692. Unfortunately, nothing more has been mentioned about the smartphone.

The Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 processor was launched earlier this month. The new processor has been built on 14nm FinFET fabrication process and features Samsung’s first custom-designed CPU based on 64-bit ARMv8 architecture. From the past leaks and rumours, Samsung Galaxy S7 will run Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC under-the-hood in some markets, and the newly unveiled Exynos 8890 SoC in other markets.

The Galaxy S7 is also tipped to house a 5.2-inch display. It is also said to sport 3D Touch-like pressure sensitive display, similar to what we have seen in Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

As for the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016), the smartphone according to the US FCC listing measures 151.5×73.95×6.95mm and weighs 155 grams, something we saw in the recent Tenaa listing. A battery capacity of 3300mAh is also mentioned for the smartphone. Notably, the current Galaxy A7 handset packs a 2600mAh battery.

As per the recent Tenaa listing the Galaxy A7 (2016) features a 5.5-inch (1080×1920 pixels) full-HD display; powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core processor; 3GB of RAM; 16GB inbuilt storage; expandable storage via microSD (up to 128GB); Android 5.1.1 Lollipop; a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash; a 5-megapixel front-facing camera; and 4G LTE support.