We had a Note 4
leak last week that listed the phablet coming in two versions
- one with Samsung's 64-bit Exynos 5433 processor, which is said to be the European version of the handset, and one for the North American/Asian markets, donning a Snapdragon 805
chipset. The two models appeared in the AnTuTu benchmark database, listed with Quad HD displays, 3 GB of RAM, and 16 MP cameras, but the processor benchmarks themselves were missing.
Well, now that omission is remedied, and we have the first direct benchmarks of the Note 4, in its two reincarnations. It turns out that the upcoming octa-core 64-bit Exynos 5433 chipset is a veritable beast, as it scored more than 40 thousand points on the synthetic test, compared to the 37 780 points of Snapdragon 805, and is even encroaching on the territory of the mighty Tegra K1
processor. The Snapdragon 805 can be somewhat confirmed by the AnTuTu test of an already existing handset with the 805 processor and a QHD display - the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A
, which also scores in the same 37 thousand points ballpark
For comparison, the current flagship crop scores in the realm of 25 000 at the most with the stock firmware, so on paper we will be receiving a 20% boost from the new processor in Note 4, which should be needed to power that pixel
-perfect QHD display. Moreover, the new ARM Mali-T706 graphics processor also scored higher than the Adreno 420 GPU in Snapdragon 805, which is pretty impressive. Our only concern now is battery life, as the LG G3
tests showed that the high-density panel dooms it to just average endurance.