Here are the first benchmarks of the Galaxy S8+ and its Exynos 8895 chipset

In completely unsurprising news, the first benchmarks of the international variant of the Galaxy S8+ may have just hit the web. Seriously, Samsung, get your leaks under control. Still, this is also possibly the first benchmark we have of the Exynos 8895 chipset, and the results are certainly promising...
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13. kerginaldo17 unregistered

I'll go further: should I exchange my note 4 for s8? Preliminary results do not look exciting in S8.

17. kerginaldo17 unregistered

The advantages of note 4 are removable batteries and it has no rounded edges. Mine has already taken dozens of drops and is still intact. The camera is excellent. And finally I was a bit disappointed with these initial benchmarks.

40. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

This benchmark isn't running at full clock speed.

66. mikehunta727 unregistered

It is, Geekbench always reports the clock speed of the lower cluster if there is a 4+4/2+2 setup The stated clock speed is for the power efficient clusters and not the high performance cores cluster Can easily be verified by just looking at other big.Little SoCs that went through Geekbench. I'm not exactly sure why they do this but it's still accurate 6300 multi core score is quite impressive imo

42. Cat97

Posts: 1893; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

I don't think it will have IR, you are in for some disappointment.

11. TerryTerius unregistered

Given that nobody has reviewed this device because it isn't released yet, the only thing you can really get would be speculation and reading of specs. But in the real world, specs only matter but so much and no one can answer that for you yet.

69. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Actually no one can answer...EVER! Because, no 2 people with an Android, even if its the same phone, have them set up 100% identical. Even if we all pull our phones brand new out the box, they will not be 100% identical unless ist from the exact same carrier or retailer. Because we all don't install the same apps. This is why benchmarks can never give a true amount of info about how a device will perform. Exynos performs different vs SnapDragon. I assume most benchmarks are done on a phone, that is usually the international version and liekly won't have bloat, which means these numbers will change based on what region/carriers/hardware specific phone you get. Thus these numbers give ZERO idea of true performance based on the criteria I just stated. All you can do is download a tool when you get your phone, run it, screenshot the numbers and then install all your apps and do all yoru settings and then run the benchmark again and see how much has changed. Facts show computers actually get lower benchmarks as you add more bloat. Thus these scores mean absolutely ZERO and any fool who gives them any credence is stupid.

111. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Also benchmark are overated. S7 exynos have a clearly superior cpu in all benchmark versus my LG G5. Still beside phone boot time my G5 is faster for almost everything from sustained 60 fps in all game even after hours of gaming to app loading to webpage loading even my camera open up faster ( but S7 focus is a beast of speed )

14. Bankz

Posts: 2548; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

No, one year upgrades are virually thesame phones.

81. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Technically that would be correct. Because we are only moving from one to another in progression. SO 2 year or 3 year would show a much better improvement. Right? Yet the iPhone 7 is not that much of an improvement of the iPhone 6. But the Galaxy S7 is a much bigger improvement over the Galaxy S5. Just showing you that you statement should be true, but isnt always.

20. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

I have S7 and its not worth upgrading at all IMO.

21. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Edge*

82. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

I would agree. The Note 5 for me was not a huge improvement over the Note 4. But I did it anyways an regretted it. SO I dumped it and bought the S6 Edge on lease, then when the S6 edge+ came I moved to that. But then my habit of reaching for the pen, made me move back to the Note 5 which I hate and still hate vs the Note 3/4 and 7. I get bored fast, so as long as the new phone has new features, I'm gonna upgrade. I dont care if its only a small measurable different between the 2. What does matter is, the new phone will have the new OS. Which means it will be better than a phone I have to upgrade the OS. Even if the phones are very similar. The new phone has new OS, and the new OS is design and optimized to take advantage of the new benefist of the hardware. The old phone with ist old OS, when upgraded will yes also benefit from the new software improvements, but wont get the upgrade until in many cases after the new OS appears on a new device. But the new device has the new stuff, the old device doesn't. I get bored quick and like to keep it knew After all I think owning 2 new devices in 24 months, is better than paying the same money for one device in the same time period.

43. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

We are rich enough to get the latest and greatest. Nuff said

60. Foxgabanna

Posts: 598; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

I would get an S7 Edge. The S8 I don't think is going to be worth it. And its not like Phone Arena hasn't been dropping FACTS up to its release that have been nothing less than wrong. Save some money bro. Order from Samsung directly and get one for $494.

62. fyah_king unregistered

If they like bigger screen than they will upgrade. I know i will upgrade to the S8+.:)

8. afrohoxha

Posts: 254; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Most popular apps take advantage of multithreading in Android going from 3-6 cores used on octa core cpus. Heavy intensive games and apps such as word processors go as much as 8 core utilization. Don't care about apps downloaded some thousands of times. They're not complex and full of ads which even using 8 cores would've slowed down the device

9. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

What about Helio X30? I think it will perform the same as Exynos 8895 in multiple core performance. And it will drain less battery due to A35 cores.

12. TerryTerius unregistered

I have an honest question. Who out there legitimately cares about benchmark scores and thinks they're important? The only time I've ever seen them brought up is for fans using it as a number to try and prove the superiority of their favorite company, but in the real world I have yet to see a substantial difference in the performance of modern devices regardless of what their benchmark scores are.

22. Bankz

Posts: 2548; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Well, lets look at it this way, in the real world who actually cares about lcd or oled, who cares about qhd or 1080p, who cares about f/1.7 or f/2.2, who cares about sd800 or sd835, who cares about usb 3.0 or 3.1, who cares about Ai's, who cares about updates, who cares about 18:9 or 16:9, infact, my brother inlaw doesnt even know his iphone has 3d touch, i could go on and on but they still somehow influence our buying decision. what i'm trying to say is that from my observation things like geekbench scores are like the things i mentioned above, so if u dont have a problem with those then u shouldnt have it with these either. Lets face it, phones have being stale for years now and its the reason i still use a nexus 5.

29. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

No, the stuff you mentioned above is not even close to benchmarks. Benchmarks are literally for a specific small set of people. The screen, camera etc are things everyone can see and experience. I couldn't tell you anything about any benchmarks for my phone

37. TerryTerius unregistered

Younger people are tech comfortable, but not necessarily tech *savvy*. And the average consumer doesn't know anything about chipsets or benchmarks, so they don't buy their devices based on them. I can promise you that. The only spec you mentioned that the average person will likely understand and take into consideration, is screen resolution. Now, *features* are a completely different thing. 3D Touch, "A.I", Camera quality, fingerprint scanners, water-resistance, etc... Those are easily understandable and marketable. You're confusing two seperate things.

56. tedkord

Posts: 17358; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I care about display type,ratio and resolution. Not really about camera focal ratio.

18. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Is that it??? G6 got 1726, 4120 with SD 821 and S8 got 1929, 6084 with SD 835. To me It's not a big difference and I don't willing to pay extra $200 for Amoled display + SD 835. G6 has a high quality LCD display + dual camera + exact same design + costs only $650.

28. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1822; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Then buy the G6... No one is forcing you to get the S8...

44. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

There is no way in heck piyath would buy an Android phone... no way. He's just using the G6 as a medium to diss the S8.

50. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1822; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

I know lol... Just playing devils advocate here...

112. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Got to agree there. Now we need to see the GPU performance ( for gamers thats important ) and battery life. but based on benchmark of cpu both G6 and S8 are beast phone thats wont lag down and run everything butter smooth.

27. Guaire

Posts: 886; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Just 5% improvement at single core performance is interesting. Even if they had zero improvement over microarchitechture according to their own claim Samsung's 10nm node alone should provide either 27% performance gain or 40% power efficiency. Assuming this numbers are true either Samsung screwed up badly or almost all the gains went to efficiency.

31. Back_from_beyond

Posts: 1421; Member since: Sep 04, 2015

I think the real question should be, how reliable are geekbench results really? For exame I own a Moto G3 with a SD410 in it, which scores 524 in single core performance, my old Xperia Z1 with SD800 scored above 950. But when it comes to real life performance the Moto G3 is quicker in pretty much every aspect. Personally I've come to the conclusion that Geekbench is unreliable as hell and in no way reflects real world performance.

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