Samsung Galaxy Note 8 surfaces on Geekbench

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 surfaces on Geekbench
The three most eagerly anticipated handsets remaining to be released this year are (in no particular order) the LG V30,  the Apple iPhone 8 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The latter will be the first of the trio to be introduced, with Samsung doing the honors August 23rd at its next Unpacked event. The high-end phablet will be under the microscope after last year's model, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, was recalled twice and finally removed from shelves. A series of explosions that were ultimately blamed on battery flaws were responsible for the phablet's disappearance from the scene.

Today, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was discovered on Geekbench carrying the SM-N950F model number. The uniut used in the test is an international variant which means that the Exynos 8895 chipset was employed. In fact, during the testing the chipset's octo-core CPU ran at a clock speed of 1.69GHz. U.S. models will feature the Snapdragon 835 SoC under the hood. The Geekbench test also revealed that Samsung will place 6GB of RAM inside the device. Android 7.1.1 will be pre-installed

The Galaxy Note 8 scored 1984 in the Geekbench single-core test, while the multi-core test resulted in a tally of  6116. Both of those scores are short of the numbers put up by an Exynos 8895 powered Samsung Galaxy S8 back in May. The latter scored 2121 and 7101 in the single-core and multi-core tests, respectively.

source: Geekbench via (translated)

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Galaxy Note 8
  • Display 6.3 inches
    2960 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP (Dual camera)
    8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 6GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 8.0 Oreo
    Samsung Experience UI



153. B3NN377

Posts: 24; Member since: Jun 20, 2017

what are they doing with the fps on the back off centered still?! Samsung design falling off their mark.

148. vliang86

Posts: 337; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

My iPhone 7 Jet black is way better than the Note 8 in performance and apps

152. darkkjedii

Posts: 31813; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The Note 8 isn't out yet. Is? Lol...

110. LeonVonKaiser

Posts: 25; Member since: Aug 03, 2016

Why are people sucking the dick of benchmark scores? iSheeps didn't care about this before but now they do? - Good luck using your high iPhone benchmark scores to move icons to your preferred position. - Good luck using your high iPhone benchmark scores to open two apps on one screen - Great job in using your high iPhone benchmark scores to open apps 0.00232 faster. If you can't run more than one app at a time, might as well be proud to open it nanoseconds faster. I'm sure you need all those seconds to customize your screen and make it unique. Oh wait... Unless you can put benchmark scores on your resume or make you a sandwich or something, get a grip people

76. phichart

Posts: 335; Member since: May 03, 2014

really really disappointed the battery is smaller than s8+.. f**king stupid samsung.. Bye Bye..

103. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1623; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

3rd year in a row, where have you been? Besides they make the only Note, where else will you go? If battery is more important get an S.

48. Tipus

Posts: 914; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

Yup, that sucks..

44. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

The pot has called the kettle black again.

41. mikehunta727 unregistered

This score is quite underwhelming... f**k

43. kiko007

Posts: 7526; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

What were you expecting from them?

45. mikehunta727 unregistered

I mean I knew it was pretty much going to come with 835 but the A11 is gonna be like a generation ahead in performance compared to the Note 8. So that's why it's underwhelming to me It'll have over 4,000 single core score and above 7,000 multicore score, which is honestly a lot better But, of course, the SoC isn't every single thing in a phone so

46. mikehunta727 unregistered

I was hoping it would come with at least the 836/Exynos stateside since Samsung does have a pretty good relationship with QC when it comes to having their SoC in their phone first but oh well. Would of liked the slightly better power efficiency

34. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

The Snap-Dragon will likely always post better scores, but its also less efficient vs the Exynos in the exact same tasks on the exact same phone.. SD is better at graphics, Exynos is better a raw power per clock, with less battery drain. The numbers don't mean anything in daily usage whatsoever. They just serve to tell us the chips actually aren't the same as last years and there are improvements.

30. razmahtaz001

Posts: 501; Member since: May 11, 2013

when regarding the note 7 and future note series, why do PA always bring up: - explosion - will be under the microscope - need to win back its loyal fans - yada, yada, yada... - the note 7 situation did not change my mind about buying future samsung smartphones - they dont need to win me back, they never lost me - the note 7 series is in the past, i dont even think about, but yet PA seems to bring it up alot

56. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

For click bait purposes.

102. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1623; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

They also say explosion instead of caught fire. iPhone catches fire, Samsung explodes apparently....haha

21. shield

Posts: 909; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

I Wait on LG V30.

57. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Wouldn't it be cool if you took V30 design with no edge screen and give it a S-Pen. With a center finger print scanner that would make a cool Note.

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 31813; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Bring on the king. I'm not interested in who opens apps the fastest,if I were, I'd get an iPhone. Features, bad assness, looks, and versatility are what I need. 8-23-17 aproaches.

49. Slytherin

Posts: 268; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Couldn't agree more bro! IPhone will be buttery smooth, but with that tired looking grey coloured is! And as for that fool comparing the S+ to the Note 8, just don't go there! Does the S+ have an S-Pen functionality Does the S+ come with a 6.3in screen Does the S+ come with 6gb ram And maybe stereo speakers And maybe a ui update And wait for it, a dual Camera set-up I've probably missing something, but I'm sorry there is only one king in Samsung's portfolio, and it is the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, and nothing, I say nothing is touching this beast this year! If anything the S+ will probably get away with a bit more screen on time. As far as anything else, it's the King all day long! And as far as the leak I've just seen of the device, it looks lush, and unlike any device currently! By f**k I'm so stoke for this baby! I just can't wait bro!

54. darkkjedii

Posts: 31813; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Right on man, I'm super ready. No S-Pen since September, has me tweaking lol. That's one of my biggest gripes with the iPhone, is how boring the OS is. The Note will have it all, and I'm buying outright on day one.

17. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1887; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

These scores mean nothing when all these phones open and close apps at the same speed... The Note just does things other phones can't which sits it at the top of the Android food-chain... Only if your into that sort of productivity on a smartphone...

24. haruken

Posts: 312; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

They kinda do mean something considering that the Note will cost twice the price of other phones with the same performances..

25. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1887; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

No other phone has the same performances as the note... That's why it costs twice as other phone that can't do half of what the note does...

26. kiko007

Posts: 7526; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

I think you meant "No other phone has the same features as the note", because there will be no shortage of phones that out gun it when it comes to performance. And honestly, people who buy Samsung's phones probably aren't looking for speed anyhow.

40. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1887; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

Nope... I meant performances... It sounded good so that's what I went with...

42. kiko007

Posts: 7526; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Can't argue with that I suppose.

15. vliang86

Posts: 337; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Even the one year old iPhone 7s geek bench beats it.

67. tedkord

Posts: 17544; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

You have a one year old 7s?

14. jellmoo

Posts: 2709; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Honestly, the Note series is about being feature rich, not the ultimate performance beast. The scores are fine. People looking for pure performance will be looking at stock or near stock devices anyhow.

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