AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II benchmark tests

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II benchmark tests
With the GSM version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, we were introduced to a high flying smartphone that managed to put up some astronomical benchmark results – thus, catapulting it to the stratosphere as being one of the fastest smartphones on the market. Well, now it’s AT&T’s turn to show what its version of the Samsung Galaxy S II is capable of achieving.

In the short time playing around with the handset, it exhibits plenty of smooth and fluid executions with most tasks – like navigating around its homescreen and running apps. Of course, we’re not all that surprised to see it flawlessly radiating some tight responsiveness when navigating its homescreen, but our eyes perk up when the same response is evident when a live wallpaper is used. Generally, we tend to see a slight drop with performance with this, but it’s very remarkable to see the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II running so eloquently still.

Starting off with the Quadrant benchmark, the handset is able to whip up scores well into the 3,000 mark – but we’re blown away by the 3,733 score we’re able to get! Amazingly, that literally blows away the competition in the dust as others struggle to even top the 2,000 mark of late. Moving on, we’re given a total score of 5,773 with the AnTutu benchmark app, which is well in line to the figures obtained by the original handset. Nevertheless, it goes to show that AT&T’s version is still one beastly phone under the hood.

Indeed it can be regarded as being the king of the hill right now, especially when its dual-core 1.2GHz Exynos processor with 1GB of RAM is able to deliver such joy.  Still, we’ll be testing the handset further to see what kind of performance it’s able to provide us in the long term – though, we’re mightily impressed so far!

Related phones

Galaxy S II AT&T
  • Display 4.3" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1650 mAh(8.00h talk time)



1. dacastrator

Posts: 232; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

This is definitely leaving iSheep a lot of dust.

4. baldilocks

Posts: 1537; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Not really.

27. biggles

Posts: 269; Member since: Oct 15, 2009


49. baldilocks

Posts: 1537; Member since: Dec 14, 2008


24. k1ng617

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

Why must everyone compare them? It's so pointless... I for one have had both an iPhone and my current Droid X and they were/are both very fine phones. Especially since they are running different OS's it's purely subjective. To each his own I say. With that said I want an Exynos version on Verizon please NO OMAP4!

36. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

sadly some people just cant think for them self or have no sense at all....

51. Chakra

Posts: 136; Member since: Dec 02, 2009

Simple. These android bashers, secretly has buyers remorse, and really want an android. They have to convince themselves they made the right decision. IF they had time to really like their own phone, they wouldn't have time to bash another phone.

30. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

Apple has nothing to do with this discussion but yet somehow Apple gets brought up. Ijs, for someone who hates Apple you sure brought them up quickly.

35. rayjones09

Posts: 149; Member since: Dec 16, 2010

Just what I was going to say.

40. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

He must've been spank by apple thus equate his hatred. . .

46. gmoney2087

Posts: 7; Member since: Sep 02, 2011

well as you can see android fans can't keep ios or iphone out of their mouths no matter what, it doesn't matter if it is an android related article or apple :)

58. Tino unregistered

I guess this is because It's just pleasure to irritate Apple fanboys :)

42. joaolx

Posts: 364; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

We'll see when the next iPhone comes out.

2. Jim unregistered

Great :-)) Looked forward to this phone all summer, only to see my carrier, Verizon, drop the ball. NOT HAPPY Verizon. Can you hear me now??

21. Jon. unregistered

Verizon skipped the GS2 to get a similar, but possibly better spec'd phone called the Galaxy Nexus. Supposedly coming out in November.

3. Gsmalltheway

Posts: 277; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

with my rooted and overclocked G2X I got a 5011 on quadrant standard. blows the gs2 out of the water

8. darkkjedii

Posts: 31274; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Uhhhh it's rooted.

28. biggles

Posts: 269; Member since: Oct 15, 2009

And it's overclocked. I bet if you root and overclock the GSII, it'll blow your paltry G2X out of the water. Get a clue.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I have heard reports that a overclocked rooted SGS2 can get over 6500 scores in benchmarks. So that's great and all but still.

41. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

No point in overclocking it, its still a 1 hell of a speedy/freaky phone. . .

11. pyckvi

Posts: 48; Member since: Dec 19, 2010

thats good but my rooted and overclocked epic blows your g2x with 5700+ on quadrant rooted and OC

12. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

thats because with the right rom you can really mess with quadrant benchmarks. the only way to bench is stock to stock, anything else can be tampered with.

19. Gsmalltheway

Posts: 277; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

i am running EaglesBlood v2.0a and its so much less buggy and more stable then the stock g2x rom

20. Forsaken77

Posts: 553; Member since: Jun 09, 2011

And if you root and overclock the GS2 it will blow the doors off your G2X. That is a very good phone you have, but not better than a GS2.

5. baldilocks

Posts: 1537; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Instead of worrying about quadrant scores. Google needs to worry about making the Android platform more cohesive, less buggy, less DEPENDENT on dual and quad core processors.

6. rasinhussy

Posts: 89; Member since: Dec 28, 2008

I don't think Google cares about the quadrant scores. Android phone manufacturers are putting dual-cores in their phones, because that is the current trend (Apple's A5 is a dual-core). Google is doing a great job fixing bugs and making their OS more cohesive, it's the carriers that are messing things up.

31. biggles

Posts: 269; Member since: Oct 15, 2009

Ummm, what? Maybe they should eliminate widgets and multi-tasking, maybe make the home screen a continuous file manager. Oh, wait, Apple would sue them for copying their bland experience. Get over yourself, the software pushes the hardware. The iPad2 got a dual core processor and the iPhone 5 is slated to get the same thing. It is the direction technology is taking. Maybe Apple should focus on being less dependent on multi-core processors...

7. Alantef

Posts: 288; Member since: Sep 14, 2011

not that i really care about these scores but i really wanna see where tmobile GSII lands...

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 31274; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

10-26-11 yo

23. Maurice unregistered

It would be funny if Samsung knows that's the date they're dropping the iPhone 5 and is tryna square up on'em.

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