Purported specs of the Samsung Galaxy A9 leak, might be a well-endowed 5.5" mid-ranger


Rumors about a new Galaxy smartphone that Samsung might release sometime in the indefinite future have just popped up. The purported new star in the galaxy (or should we say the new Galaxy in Sammy's universe) has appeared in a leaked AnTuTu benchmark screenshot under the SM-A9000 alias. It's speculated that this device could end up being a new addition to the Galaxy A lineup — the Galaxy A9 in particular.

Judging from the rumored specs, it might be an upper mid-range newcomer that will sport a 64-bit quad-core Snapdragon 620 (MSM8976) paired with an Adreno 510 GPU, as well as 3GB of RAM and 32GB of native storage. The AnTuTu leak also shows that the device might sport a 5.5-inch 1080p display. The handset is running Android 5.1.1 out of the box.

The more memorable ones among you might remember that alleged Geekbench 3 results allegedly achieved by Galaxy A9 stormed our news section roughly a month ago. The benchmark scores it allegedly achieved were 1325 in the single-core test and 4461 in the multi-core one, which is actually very neat. As a comparison, the Snapdragon 810-equipped HTC One M9 and OnePlus 2 achieved 3738 and 3673 points in the multi-core test, as well as 1112 and 876 points in the single-core one, respectively.


source: @onleaks




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41 Comments

32. plasteek

Posts: 265; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

I think the gpu part will bring it to the midrange lvl ...

39. may_czos

Posts: 958; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

GPU is close to Adreno 418 in SD808.

22. farisridzwan

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

with a pricetag of a high-end smartphone.

23. lpratas

Posts: 398; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Yes, because it has a processor with Arm Cortex A72 technology and a GPU of the same performance of Adreno 430.

31. may_czos

Posts: 958; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

GPU is similar to Adreno 418/420.

38. may_czos

Posts: 958; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

It's going to be better than many similarily priced flagships.

19. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

quad-core, 3GB of RAM, 5.5-inch 1080p display? Should be easily getting flagship benchmarks not Midranger scores.

18. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Its a Midranger with a flagship pricetag.

20. havoc

Posts: 95; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

exactly.. if they would lower the price on these (which is unlikely), these would put oneplus to bankcruptcy..

30. may_czos

Posts: 958; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

It' as good as cheaper flagships. Or even better.

37. may_czos

Posts: 958; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

It's a midranger with better specs than many flagships at this price point.

10. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Wow, sd 810 gets destroyed by a mid-ranger - a new level of failure. GJ qualcom.

13. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

What is your logic? SD810 was a mistake, so it's a good news they learned from that mistake with SD620 and SD820. A horse wouldn't fall into the same hole twice.

15. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Why you are not appreciating such a big progress like this?

8. TyrionLannister unregistered

So the 620 is pretty much as powerful as the 810 on the CPU front, and more powerful on single core.

25. lpratas

Posts: 398; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

It's more powerful than 810 on the CPU front, because the 810 it's A57 and 620 it's A72.

33. TyrionLannister unregistered

Not as fast. It's based on 28 nm v/s 20 nm for 810.

36. may_czos

Posts: 958; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

It's a fast even though it's based on older manufacturing process.

29. may_czos

Posts: 958; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

It's as fast as properly optimized 810 in the Z5 but with slower GPU. Fairly impressive for a (higher)midranger.

5. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

I think even Adreno 510 should be better than 430 altough there are no benchmarks yet.

7. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Thank you. Yep I was wrong, 430 is still little bit better.

9. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Excellent, the scores are on par with Adreno 418. As an overall SoC, SD620 can bring 2015 flagship experience in a midrange package, as long as the screen resolution is below QHD.

11. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

I mean the screen resolution is not higher than FHD.

35. may_czos

Posts: 958; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

Actually, scores are a little bit below Adreno 418.

41. Noonting

Posts: 135; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

At least they are better than Adreno 330

4. Zylam

Posts: 1827; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

HTC Samsung Areo A9. Midrange.

3. Sovat_fc

Posts: 224; Member since: Aug 30, 2014

I'm feeling like no matter what but PA's going to give this non-iPhone beast the score 5.5 again. Previously, its predecessor's got only 6.5.

24. lpratas

Posts: 398; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

I don't believe in that. I think that with these specs will be 8.

2. B-power

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

Please come to Netherlands.

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