Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) makes an appearance on Geekbench

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) makes an appearance on Geekbench
You know how you see an actor promoting his new movie on the Tonight Show, and then the next night he's on with Stephen Colbert? This is similar to what we see with upcoming smartphones and benchmark tests. Before a phone is unveiled, we usually see it run through as many as three benchmark tests. Geekbench checks out the performance of the processors being used on a device. AnTuTu, which claims to the most popular, checks "all aspects" of a handset's performance. GFXBench scores the graphics capability of these units.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) already appeared on GFXBench back in September, and today we have the handset's Geekbench information. The SM-A320F carried an Exynos 7870 chipset under the hood. The octa-core CPU was clocked at 1.59GHz for the test. There was 2GB of RAM inside and Android 6.0.1 was installed.

The Galaxy A3 (2017) posted a single-core score of 751 and a multi-core score of 4071. The latest rumored specs include a 4.7-inch display with a 720 x 1280 (HD) resolution. The Exynos 7870 chipset powered up Sammy's last generation of high-end Galaxy devices, and includes a Mali-T830 GPU. 8GB of internal storage is included and the camera combo from back to front weighs in at 12MP/8MP.

Considering that the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) was unveiled last December, we could see the sequel introduced later this month or early next month.

source: Geekbench via MySmartPrice



1. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2240; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Why try Samsung. Skip the low end and stick with the high. Better results. This thing will be LAF (LaggyAs***)

2. Tyrion_Lannister unregistered

The mullti-core is equal to the score Snapdragon 820 does. And since it's an octa core processor, it won't choke up while running multiple tasks in background.

10. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

That's a geekbench 3 score not a geekbench 4 score. It's not on par with the S820

3. Macready

Posts: 1824; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

Don't be silly, even the 2016 edition of the A3 has long left the lagfests behind, as seen in a direct comparison vs the top S6 model of 2015:

4. Carl3000

Posts: 240; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

Clearly they're making some profit from all those low end phones otherwise they wouldn't bother to continue making them and stick to only a set of two flagships (normally a compact and a phablet version) like Apple and Google does.

15. TrackPhoneUser

Posts: 256; Member since: Oct 21, 2015

Technically Google makes profit for any phone running Android though lol

7. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

The only thing laggyass**** is your brain. You've never even used the phone, yet you make stupid ASSupmtions. if you dont like Smasung devices, then dont post on them. These phones aren't running Gingerbread or Ice Cream Sandwich... Repeating something that may have been factual to some degree, doesn't mean it continues to be that way. Accept with haters who have nothign constructive to bring to the table. Why do you even care how fast or slow a phone is, that you aren't even buyingit? Also benchmarks don't tell you how fast or slow a phone is going to be. Because the iPhone gets high benchmarks, and yes its fast. But yet it still has a laggy keyboard, the camera is slow to focus, and it lags in some apps, and crashes 1000's of applications for no apparent reason.

16. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1185; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

I thought the comment section was used for comments, to express their opinions, since when did you have the right and authority to tell others to stop commenting? STFU! Next time, you may stop reading the comments that hurt your childish feeling, you do have have the right to that.

18. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

saying "since when did you have the right and authority to tell others to stop commenting?" and then you add "STFU" oxymoron :-/

17. epdm2be

Posts: 823; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

But at least ics looked gorgeous. Unlike that flat fugly s**t of today.

5. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

My next phone :D

6. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Samsung has been blowing up on geekbench lately.

8. Klise

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 02, 2015

And still haven't got marshmallow for A3 2016 in my country... WTF samsung make your updates quicker!? PS. This 2017 model has 8gb of internal storage, while my 2016 model has 16gb!

9. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

Its just a testing handset thats why its 8gb What a3 2016 varient u got ?

11. Klise

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 02, 2015

GALAXY A3 2016 (SM-A310F), single sim, LTE

12. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

Weird cuz i have the same varient and i got my marshmallow !!

13. hwb01

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

With the 720p screen and Exynos 7870, the battery life should be pretty good

14. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

Yes especially the exynos 7870 is is built on 14 nm lpp process

19. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

battery life on A series is always great... even better if they give bigger battery for them... at least 3000mAh for A3

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