Mysterious Samsung GT-I9600 gets benchmarked

Mysterious Samsung GT-I9600 gets benchmarked
If this recently submitted benchmark result is to be trusted, Samsung is brewing a new Android smartphone of some kind. The mysterious device is known only as the GT-I9600 so far and it was just spotted in the NenaMark2 database reaching a top score of 58.5 frames per second. In addition, the results page reveals some of the handset's specs as well, such as that it comes with a 1.4GHz processor, Mali-400 MP graphics, 1280 by 720 pixel display, and Android 4.1.2. 

However, this benchmark results page smells kind of fishy to us. The Samsung GT-I9600, if real, could be a new "Galaxy S" smartphone, but chances are that we're looking at a Samsung Galaxy S III running modified software.

Sure, that's just a guess, but all technical specs that the benchmark reveals match with those of the Korean company's current flagship. We could be wrong, of course, but until further evidence in support of the I9600's existence pops up, we'll remain on the skeptical side. 

All in all, there is a slight chance that a Samsung GT-I9600 is currently in the works, but we aren't too sure about that because NenaMark2 results can be easily faked. Hopefully, we'll know more on the matter in the near future. 

source: NenaMark via SammyHub

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10 Comments

1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This looks oddly a little fishy. Nick's right; releasing a phone with the same specs as your flagship doesn't make sense at all.

3. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

maybe Tizen s3?

4. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

I dont think Tizen have a Nenamark2 app... Am I right??

8. Dr.Phil

Posts: 2486; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Tizen is an open-source OS running on Linux architecture, so it is possible for it to run any Android application just like Meego.

2. reyenrique

Posts: 99; Member since: Oct 07, 2012

that is true

5. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

It should be an upgraded S3 (Note 2 chip, RGB screen and a bigger battery..here's hoping at least )

6. m.garz

Posts: 61; Member since: Oct 08, 2010

Maybe its a Samsung Galaxy 3S.. lol

7. rickywinataa

Posts: 262; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

could be a LTE version of s3, with latest pentile matrix screen, global frequency HSPA and LTE, hopefully

9. mohitmk21

Posts: 15; Member since: Aug 07, 2012

might be GALAXY S III PLUS as with the other galaxy flagship treatment

10. Twisted247

Posts: 282; Member since: Oct 12, 2012

Maybe an s3 with the premium suite in board stock along with 4.2 and a quadcore for the States. But would they really offer such a device so close to their big flagship release

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