Rumored Nexus 8 tablet run through Geekbench 3

Rumored Nexus 8 tablet run through Geekbench 3
With all of the talk about two new Nexus phones being prepped for this year and early next year, it appears that the Nexus tablet line has been forgotten. That is, until now. A device that could be the next Nexus slate has been run through the Geekbench 3 benchmark test. According to the test, the Nexus 8 is running Android 5.1.1, which is just temporary because we'd certainly expect the next Nexus tablet to be running on Android 6.0.

The Geekbench 3 data also shows an octa-core 1.3GHz CPU powering the tablet. An 8-inch screen is expected. Currently, the Nexus 7 and the second-generation Nexus 7 (both manufactured by Asus), the Nexus 9 (produced by HTC) and the Nexus 10 (made by Samsung) are the tablets that have been sold under the Nexus name.

It would appear that the tablet will not employ a Snapdragon chipset considering the 1.3GHz clockspeed. The Nexus 8 could be powered by a MediaTek SoC. Also, there is no clue about which manufacturer will be producing the device.

We have many questions, few answers. And we also suggest that you take this information with a grain of salt. So far, the Nexus 8 is unannounced and benchmark tests can be fooled with.

Thanks for the tip!

via: Mobipicker



1. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

Fake, just like the HTC A9 image.

4. vincelongman

Posts: 5677; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Yea Geekbench is easy to trick in term of the device specs e.g. Here's an "iPhone8,1" (would be the codename for the 6S) And here's a Xperia Z2 with "Android 420.696969" You dont even need root on Android, just edit the build.prop and push via adb

2. Fardon

Posts: 96; Member since: Nov 24, 2014

Theres no nexus tablet you idiots. You guys need to stop posting bs news on here. No way in hell Google would use Mediatek IDIOTS.

5. Furbal unregistered

Why wouldnt they? Android One phones are. I'd love to see them using it, would get them into our market and hopefully bring more phones over that support our LTE bands. Tons of great phones in China with these SoC's that we cant use due to band support.

8. YourKnowledge

Posts: 60; Member since: Aug 17, 2015

He said that at the bottom of the post. That we shouldn't be fooled by it. Maybe next time grab some glasses and read everything b4 going all nuts like a hungry hyena.

9. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

why name calling. What if they decide to use them? Are you on the product team of google? 3 years ago, I am sure I will never use a phone from a chinese company. Now, I am using Oneplus one and I am planning to buy huawei honor 7 soon. Never Say Never.

3. Roland_

Posts: 11; Member since: Jun 25, 2014

Colorfly is a small brand for tablets. from china. not a google nexus partner. nothing to see here. except for some dickhead giving his cheap tablet the name nexus 8. Google it ffs!

6. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

If true I hope not. 8 inch is my most disliked size for a tablet although the Z3 tablet compact is sweet, I only use it for the kindle app or when my 10 inch tablets are charging.

7. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Nexus 8 > 9. Makes sense lol.

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