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Samsung Galaxy S7 Exynos 8890 edition benchmark tests are out: scores below LG G5 with Snapdragon 820

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Exynos 8890 edition benchmark tests are out: scores below LG G5 with Snapdragon 820

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 system chip in the United States, but the international version of the phone will actually be powered by Samsung's own Exynos 8890 SoC.

It was exactly the Galaxy S7 with Exynos 8890 that was up for display at Mobile World Congress 2016, and we took the time to run a few benchmark tests and measure the capabilities of the new chip.

The Exynos 8890 is built on the 14nm manufacturing process and it's an octa core chip packing four high-performance cores clocked at up to 2.3GHz and four battery-savvy cores running at up to 1.5GHz.

Here is how this comes together in benchmarks:

AnTuTu
Higher is better
Samsung Galaxy S7 136695
Apple iPhone 6s 59075
LG G5 134074
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 67207
Vellamo Metal
Higher is better
Samsung Galaxy S7 3632
LG G5 3515
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 2532
Vellamo Browser
Higher is better
Samsung Galaxy S7 5339
LG G5 4498
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 5476
GFXBench T-Rex HD on-screen
Higher is better
Samsung Galaxy S7 53
Apple iPhone 6s 59.1
LG G5 54.33
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 37
GFXBench Manhattan on-screen
Higher is better
Samsung Galaxy S7 29
Apple iPhone 6s 56.1
LG G5 17
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 15
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posted on 21 Feb 2016, 16:57 15

1. Clars123 (Posts: 789; Member since: 16 Mar 2015)


ohhh..the comment section is about to get lit

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 17:00 16

4. combatmedic870 (Posts: 673; Member since: 02 Sep 2015)


Well that's because the 820 is better in every way and exynos lovers hate it..... *evil grin*

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 17:23 12

28. Neros (Posts: 1016; Member since: 19 Dec 2014)


Exynos lovers hated sd810, which was utterly sh*t. Sd820 seems to be very powerful. 800euros for 27fps. Well played sammy. Vulcan pc experience at work :D. That cintematic feel in the game.

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 17:43 8

42. Awalker (Posts: 1577; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)


Antutu puts more focus on single core performance and the SD 820 has better single core performance than the Exynos chip. Multi-core performance may be better with the Exynos chip.

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 18:13 4

54. Neros (Posts: 1016; Member since: 19 Dec 2014)


Cpus have comparable performance on both variants. It's the gpu where it hurts the most. Pay 800euros for much inferior chipset. Isheep b*tched when there was 2-3% of difference between two variants. Andreno will he easily 30% faster than mali. Sammy's offering inferior hardware for Europeans for more cash than the superior US version. This is why I'm pissed. They should've restricted exynos to the Asian market or at least lower its price since it's greatly inferior. I'm not getting s7 if andreno proves to be much better. G5 will be probably a lot cheaper than the s7, yet it offers sd820. Sammy fooked up hard with this one.

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 18:47 1

64. Macready (Posts: 1129; Member since: 08 Dec 2014)


First GFXBench SD820 results are actually a tad slower than these for the same resolution. Both well ahead of the 6s/6s Plus for the same resolution (and Samsung gives you a choice for output resolution too..)

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 19:52 2

78. zunaidahmed (Posts: 863; Member since: 24 Dec 2011)


not, GSMarena already has GFX benchmark, the 8890 is on par with snappy 810 in graphics department, which sucks for a new flagship of 2016

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 20:00 3

86. zunaidahmed (Posts: 863; Member since: 24 Dec 2011)


http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s7_and_s7_edge_benchmarked_the_exynos_flavor-news-16794.php

here r the benchmarks comparing Z5 and mate8 to it, the custom samsung cores doesn't seem so custom to me, they have the exact same performance as the A72 cores, and the gfx scores are a tad bit lower than Z5 premium (810)

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 03:21 1

126. Macready (Posts: 1129; Member since: 08 Dec 2014)


Those scores make no sense, knowing that the GPU is much faster than the one in the S6 (faster and 50% more threads). I used the GFXBench database instead.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 02:46 1

122. alex3run (Posts: 713; Member since: 18 May 2014)


Lol what? Exynos 7420 is already about 15% faster than sd810.

posted on 26 Feb 2016, 15:02

147. marorun (Posts: 3911; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


Only because the SD810 throttled :)

At full speed whitout throttle the SD810 would have killed the Exynos 7420 in all departement.

This is fixed by funny to say using samsung 14 nm process and custom core from qualcomm.

I am glad Qualcomm shown thats they are the leader again!

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 22:41

145. jalebi2000 (Posts: 180; Member since: 01 Mar 2015)


The Exynos 7420 already outperforms the SD810. In both cpu and gpu. :>

posted on 08 Mar 2016, 14:37

160. yogihoy (Posts: 13; Member since: 17 Feb 2015)


You know what i was going to get an s7 edge...updating my note 4..my first szmsung phone..but reading this...after the no updates and no note 5 to uk...they can f off

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 03:50

129. pooma (Posts: 60; Member since: 01 Oct 2015)


well.. if this is the case then iphone 6s should top the antutu table as iphone 6s has more single core score than SD 820

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 11:32

143. Shocky (unregistered)


No, people hated SN810 because it overheated and battery life was horrible.

SB820 seems okay so far.

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 18:42

62. Arch_Fiend (Posts: 2709; Member since: 03 Oct 2015)


Disappointing, I expected a score higher than my 6s plus, despite the lower benchmark score i'm sure it's a great device.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 02:45

121. alex3run (Posts: 713; Member since: 18 May 2014)


SD820 is better only in hardcore Qualcomm fans' minds.

posted on 26 Feb 2016, 15:03

148. marorun (Posts: 3911; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


and mostly all benchmark :)

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 17:16

18. s.kumaran (Posts: 25; Member since: 18 Feb 2016)


Samsung Galaxy S7 edge?

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 17:28 15

31. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


I like how PA's scores are completely different from other sites lmao. I've been seeing 130,000+ on tests.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 00:01 1

115. ibend (Posts: 5085; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)


I guess, its because they use antutu 5.. because i6s only got 59k score.. while on antutu 6 iPhone score had amazingly bloated

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 00:39

117. kabiluddin (Posts: 195; Member since: 28 Feb 2015)


I like how salty you are over the benchmark score.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 01:09 1

119. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


I like how dumb you sound right now. :)

-Sent from iPhone 6S Plus

posted on 08 Mar 2016, 14:40

161. yogihoy (Posts: 13; Member since: 17 Feb 2015)


What do u mean

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 17:35 12

33. QWERTYphone (Posts: 654; Member since: 22 Sep 2014)


LG G5 is the best phone of 2016.
Samsung is DEAD, and has been since they've been copying Apple.

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 17:41 9

40. DRS1977 (Posts: 431; Member since: 27 May 2015)


LG makes 5 cents per phone, the GS7 will outsell all flagship Android phones combined. Keep dreaming...

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 17:48 7

49. CoastCity (Posts: 257; Member since: 07 Mar 2014)


All thieves make money for free until they get caught. What does that say for them? (Just saying)

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 19:57 3

83. iushnt (Posts: 1785; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)


But despite LG being a thief, it's earning is still relatively low..Your point?

posted on 21 Feb 2016, 19:53 5

79. meanestgenius (Posts: 12962; Member since: 28 May 2014)


While Samsunsung is definitely NOT dead, sales DO NOT determine which smartphone is the best. By that logic, the iPhone is the best phone EVER.

"The best" is what's determined by what's best for the individuals wants and needs. There really is no "best", just what's best for YOU.

posted on 26 Feb 2016, 15:05

149. marorun (Posts: 3911; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


Agreed.

If you want a flagship for gaming the G5 is for you.
If you want great lowlight picture the S7 is for you.

There is space for everyone.
But this year Samsung is not the king for performance and thats a reality.

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