Geekbench test shows delicious (Android) Nougat filling for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

Geekbench test shows delicious (Android) Nougat filling for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7?
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is rumored to feature some mighty tasty specs. We could see a 6-inch Super AMOLED screen with a 1440 x 2560 resolution. Depending on where you live, you might find the Snapdragon 823 chipset or the Exynos 8893 SoC under the hood. 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM should be inside with 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage. The cameras found on the Samsung Galaxy S7 will moonlight as the snappers on the Galaxy Note 7.

That means you should expect a 12MP rear-facing camera sporting OIS and an f/1.7 aperture. A 5MP front-facing camera will handle selfies and video chats. The whole shebang will be powered by a 4000mAh battery. Other features include an iris scanner, fingerprint scanner and an IP68 certification for protection from dust and water.

And if the latest Geekbench benchmark test (which was taken today) is right, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will come with the latest Android 7.0 build, also known as Android Nougat, out of the box. But there are some things we need to point out. The SM-N930F tallied poor scores of  909 (single-core) and 3768 (multi-core). For some reason, the Exynos 7420 chipset was under the hood during the test which explains the lower than anticipated scoring. The device tested had only 3GB of RAM. 

On the other hand, back in the middle of June the same model went through the Geekbench benchmark test, but this time it had the Exynos 8890 inside and 4GB of RAM. Android 6.0.1 was installed on the device. That model scored 2394 and 7347 for single-core and multi-core, respectively.

While Samsung could have been testing out any number of things, the fact that the latest Geekbench test did include Android 7.0 gives us strong hope that the phablet will be unveiled with a tasty Nougat center.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be introduced on August 2nd.

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Galaxy Note 7
  • Display 5.7" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2150 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3500 mAh



1. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Can't wait to see what the Note 7 will bring.

7. sgodsell

Posts: 7195; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

If it does come with Nougat (which I highly doubt). Then this could be the first Daydream VR device.

2. tedkord

Posts: 17303; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

So it's got all the wrong specs for the Note 7, but you suspect it's the Note 7?

3. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015


12. tedkord

Posts: 17303; Member since: Jun 17, 2009


17. AgentZero

Posts: 314; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

thats the note7 codename

22. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

It's a rooted s6 with an edited rom for the crap fake test, what a joke of a post feed, my god

27. tedkord

Posts: 17303; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

That's meaningless. Just a quick edit in the build.prop file, you can put whatever model number you want. It's not a Note 7 with an Exynos 7420 and 3gb of ram.

4. santoss2013

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 16, 2015

Low score? Maybe 4k screen...maybe...let's keep finger crossed :D $_$

5. kylebelle

Posts: 74; Member since: May 03, 2016

look at the second picture.

6. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1817; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

C'mon sammy... Optimize the you know what out of Nougat for the Note 7 or keep it in the oven until it ready for consumption...

8. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

so the note 7 is the first android 7.0 handset unless google unveils 2016 nexus before august 2Nd

9. EC112987

Posts: 1214; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

I've bought the last few notes and they've never brought latest android can only hope

10. aikoo

Posts: 129; Member since: Feb 27, 2016

If it comes with Android 7.0 that's a wrap, I'm getting the Note 7.

11. XDAdam

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 03, 2016

Android N isnt even finalized yet. Samsung is probably just testing their beta version of 7 on the Note7 prototypes. Android N probably wont be final till August 1st, so I highly doubt this will come with N out of the box.

13. tedkord

Posts: 17303; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's doubtful this is a note 7 prototype with the exynos 7420 and 3gb of ram. This is someone editing his build.prop so tech sites like this will jump on it.

23. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

You are 100% right and it's also a s6, all the crap China phone that had that cpu

14. Vcarvega

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

I doubt the Note will be available in time for the Android N release... Don't think Android N will be out in a month.

15. MedLEB unregistered

Note 7 with only 3GB of RAM (2679 MB), I doubt It, I think at least It would have 4GB of RAM.

16. mike2959

Posts: 694; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

We had project butter, project Volta (Voltron lol), and now Doze. Still Android cannot figure out power management.

19. tedkord

Posts: 17303; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

They're doing just fine.

20. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

True, only Sony managed to tame Android with its stamina mode.

21. Jason2k13

Posts: 1459; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

You mean just the Z2 that tamed android, went down hill from then.

18. therealestmc

Posts: 679; Member since: Jul 23, 2012

Samsung needs to put 4K display to take advantage of VR. As it stands now gear vr is useless.

24. willywanta

Posts: 502; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

It won't come with nougat. The nexuses will come first with nougat, and they aren't even ready yet.

26. AnnieChow

Posts: 60; Member since: Jun 28, 2016


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