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Verizon version of Samsung Galaxy S III shows up on Nenamark Benchmark site

0. phoneArena 12 May 2012, 20:02 posted on

The Verizon variant of the Samsung Galaxy S III was found on the Nenamark Benchmark web site on Friday; the model number of the device was the SCH-I535 and the 1.5GHz CPU sounds like the S4 as does the Adreno 225 in the role of GPU...

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posted on 12 May 2012, 23:49

29. tedkord (Posts: 12292; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Mine, too. But honestly, can't really tell the diff from 120hz. Many TVs are 120hz and up these days.

posted on 13 May 2012, 00:34

33. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i don't think they're set to their highest refresh rate by default. look for some kind of gaming setting and i'm sure that'll crank it up.

posted on 13 May 2012, 08:48

39. tedkord (Posts: 12292; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


King, its set to 240Hz. Believe me, I have tinkered to get the most out of it. I'm very happy with it, but there's just not a really noticable difference between 120Hz and 240Hz to the human eye. Maybe on really fast full of action scenes.

posted on 13 May 2012, 13:57

53. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


well it looks better to me when i'm playing Xbox on it. o:

posted on 13 May 2012, 00:13

31. dsDoan (Posts: 229; Member since: 28 Dec 2011)


I don't know anyone who has a 60 Hz TV these days. That's old-school technology. I'm a broke college student and my TV is 240 Hz.

Any decent mid-range TV has 120 Hz minimum.

posted on 13 May 2012, 00:33

32. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


you're a step out of phase there fella, 60Hz is average, 120Hz is high-end and 240Hz is the rare super variety.

posted on 13 May 2012, 05:37

36. dsDoan (Posts: 229; Member since: 28 Dec 2011)


120 Hz is, by no means, high-end. 120 Hz is mid-range. 240 Hz is low-high-end (or high-mid, depending on how you look at it), but not rare. If Wal-Mart sells it (which they do), it's not rare. And excluding plasmas, 480 Hz can be considered high-end.

About 6 months ago I helped my grandmother pick out a TV at Wal-Mart. The best TV there, for her budget, was a 46" Sony Bravia @ 120 Hz for $598. While this is a very well-received TV, it is a far stretch from high-end.

*Edit*
I just checked my TV (XVT3D474SV). Turns out it's 480 Hz when viewing 3D ^_^. I bought it at Walmart a year and a half ago for $830.

posted on 13 May 2012, 13:50

51. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


well i never look at 3D. i hate 3D so i never see 480Hz.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Sony-46-KDL-46EX500/13422990 you mean this one? what did you do? get a Black Friday Deal or something? xD

posted on 13 May 2012, 16:14

54. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


u can get 240hz at walmart now man :) 120 is the new minimum, anything less and your paying bargain bin pricing.

personally, im waiting for OLED to come down in price. I have a great 55 inch now.. a 70 inch OLED 3D would be a nice replacement :)

posted on 13 May 2012, 16:18

56. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


well apparently i'm out of the loop when it comes to televisions. xD oh well, doesn't really matter to me. my 240Hz one does me just fine and i have an Xbox and dislike 3D so none of these new, fancy pants models really offer anything compelling for me.

posted on 13 May 2012, 18:05

60. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


i wouldnt even be looking at a new TV had my wife not accidentally broken my HDMI ports.. grr..

posted on 13 May 2012, 18:23

62. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


yikes! naughty, naughty wife.

posted on 13 May 2012, 08:43

38. tedkord (Posts: 12292; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


I think the little 26" I put in my son's room is 60Hz, but it is 1080p, which is probably overkill on such a small screen. (I say little, but then I remember that the tv I had when I was a kid was 13" and black & white. And had a rabbit ear on top, and boy like 5 channels. Remember when you had to adjust the UHF channels to get them in exactly, and the vertical would skip every channel and you'd have to adjust it?)

posted on 13 May 2012, 11:04

44. dsDoan (Posts: 229; Member since: 28 Dec 2011)


I'm 26, and I had a 13" black & white CRT when I was a kid. No remote and it only supported 13 channels. To change the channel was a dial, and to turn it I had to use the volume knob and turn it all the way down, and then click it to the left.

I'm not sure if technology is just evolving so quickly.. or I grew up a poor and technologically-deprived child.

posted on 13 May 2012, 20:09

66. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


my daughter got a 32 inch flatscreen and DVD player in her room when she turned 2. lol. She has more movies than I do at this point.. its crazy.

Growing up with those expensive ol turn dial TV's and what the "cheap" tv i give to my daughter... is a funny comparison.

posted on 13 May 2012, 09:35 1

42. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


the offscreen tests are to show the true horsepower of the chip.

The benefits come in longevity. As games and apps get more advanced with time, the stronger GPU is going to be able to keep up with those advances where the weaker GPU is going to start to get laggy or even be unsupported.

Your buying a phone for probably 2 years. wouldnt you like it to still be able to play everything 2 years from now?

posted on 13 May 2012, 11:41

49. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


well, i doubt that mali400 will be able to do that.
look at N.O.V.A. 3 game..it already reached the PS3 levels..in fact it has the PowerVR SGX543MP2 (iphone 4S) pushed to it's full potential.
now imagine high end games in 2 years. you'll need a next generation phone GPU's to run them properly

posted on 13 May 2012, 13:56

52. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


this Mali that's been pushed to it's limits can match the SGX543(MP2) if the game is at PS3 levels like you say it is and we're all still quite satisfied with our gaming consoles then why does it need to go any further any time soon? game companies can finally start to work on the quality of the game play mechanics and other such things instead of focusing on pushing the best GPU out there. i want to see Valve make some Mobile Games.

posted on 13 May 2012, 16:21

57. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


eventually, its going to get to a point like it is now where the horsepower is still skyrocketing, but its not so much as the graphix but what they can use that horsepower for in other realms.. like AI or physics, and that kind of stuff. There really isnt a need to get above the ps3/360 levels of gaming on these small handhelds, we will never see the graphical difference past a certain point.. But advanced AI and being able to push other things while making it look pretty is always appreciated.

Darac,
The adreno 225 is a piss poor GPU. Its a little above the Adreno 220 in the S3 which was the worst of the 2011 chips. Snapdragon wont be a real competitor in the GPU space until the 300 series start launching with the S4 Pro.
The kicker is, i have a feeling that Qualcomm is going to pull a samsung and say that those chips are for tablets only. Just a hunch, but I'd bet money on it.

posted on 12 May 2012, 21:15 1

7. pslayer89 (Posts: 2; Member since: 12 May 2012)


I hope T-Mobile comes out with the Exynos Processor version of SGS3.

posted on 12 May 2012, 21:22

8. rockstarlive (Posts: 307; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


Droid Charge 2. I could picture it being droided.

posted on 12 May 2012, 21:54

14. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


it's a possibility but i think it would be kind of hard to make a hardcore Droid style device out of something that's supposed to be one with Nature.

posted on 12 May 2012, 22:25 3

16. Snap123 (Posts: 33; Member since: 04 Nov 2011)


Everytime a bencemark comes out theres like a war between CPU fanboys.
Both the Exynos 4 quad and Snapdragon S4 are good chips.

Most smartphone have the screen framerate capped at 60fps.
Even if a Exynos 4 quad has a better gpu you will never notice it unless you connect the smartphone to a TV that has a refresh rate of 120Hz or higher.

The most popular TV that people have are the ones with 60Hz refresh rate.
If you will never use your smartphone to connect it to a tv to get a better framerate there is no reason for you to care about any benchmark higher than 60fps.

If you compare bencemark between the Exynos 4 quad and Snapdragon S4 on Anandtech for the GPU offscreen bencemark the Exynos is great and easily beats everything.

posted on 12 May 2012, 22:52 2

19. androidornothing (Posts: 143; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


This is so gooooooood. If S4 beats Exynos than there is no need to worry about dual.or quad cores.

posted on 12 May 2012, 23:28

24. Alfred03 (Posts: 5; Member since: 12 May 2012)


@cGmC11...Hi! Don't make me laugh! Did U the test? However U can watch a browser test between HTC One X and the SGSII...the SGSII flavored with ICS is more fast than the One X...simple and easy. Greetings! ;-)

posted on 12 May 2012, 23:31 1

25. Alfred03 (Posts: 5; Member since: 12 May 2012)


@cGmC11...U can watch the video in Youtube...greetings! ;-)

posted on 12 May 2012, 23:45

28. tariqinifinityblade (Posts: 9; Member since: 01 Apr 2012)


mali 400 mp4 and andreno 225 still can't match the powervr sgx543mp2 found on ipad 2 and iphone 4s, powervr sgx543mp4 on the new ipad is the current gpu king correct me if i'm wrong.

posted on 13 May 2012, 02:02 1

35. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i believe the Mali 400 @ 400MHz actually can beat the SGX543(MP2) in the 4S but not by too much. it certainly does beat the Adreno 225 though. you can bet your ass that the SGX543(MP4) beats them all.

posted on 12 May 2012, 23:53

30. joey18 (Posts: 589; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)


I hope the new share plans go more cheap verizon are over price so my contract expire last month i'm thinkung to move tmobile w the gs3

posted on 13 May 2012, 00:35

34. bayhuy (Posts: 320; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


Still cheap plastic.

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