Samsung Galaxy S5: early benchmarks (Quadrant, AnTuTu, GFXBench, Basemark X)

So, what do you do with an ultra-powerful Android smartphone that suddenly falls in your hands? Quite simple - you run some performance benchmarks to see just how much of a speed demon it is. Well, you can imagine that is just what we did with the Samsung Galaxy S5 while we were innocently putting it through its paces at MWC 2014. We've run some of the most popular benchmark apps out there, including Quadrant, AnTuTu, GFXBench and Basemark X. Unsurprisingly, the Galaxy S5 acheived amazing scores - check out the video above to see the details.

Before you hit that play button and start enjoying the performance prowess of this handset, though, please keep in mind that this is just a prototype version of the Galaxy S5 we're using, so the retail version of the phone might easily score even better than this!

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Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)



1. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

The fastest phone right now

15. Edward_bly

Posts: 278; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

Wait till Snapdragon makes their 64bit octacore processor.

24. bbdol

Posts: 19; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Who is Snapdragon and since when have they been making processors?

42. Edward_bly

Posts: 278; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

Im really embarrassed, I meant Qualcomm

37. sam3k

Posts: 130; Member since: May 02, 2013

Ooh boy you people are so stupid, I'm not praising the design by any means, but stop talking carp about iPhone and HTC one is premium over the s5, if so try dropping your beloved iPhone and HTC one in dust are water and you will see the results..

16. noim1

Posts: 297; Member since: May 15, 2012

I dont want to hear or read anything about his Samsung Crap S5 anymore... It is epic failure !!!

18. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Hey, it's not crap at all. Design was bit meh, but otherwise, it's a beast.

38. WindowsiDroid

Posts: 138; Member since: Jul 22, 2013

I agree on what you said. +1.

20. christophersalse

Posts: 99; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

The fact that your avatar has the troll face is so very fitting...

27. asingha94

Posts: 295; Member since: Apr 08, 2012

& dont listen to benchmark..they are cheater!

33. Hyperreal

Posts: 361; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

benchmarks mean sh*t. it will still lag after few weeks of using it. wake up people. touchwizz with 2 gigs of ram is a fail.

36. sam3k

Posts: 130; Member since: May 02, 2013

Obviously your not a samsung user because none of samsung's latest phones don't lag ,your just following the trend of bashing samsung , well let me tell you this, the galaxy s5 will be the fastest smartphone out for now so heat your heart out!!

2. khaledmhawesh

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

as i read more about hat phone the more i love my htc one . this is faster but dsnt have the quality biuld of the one moreover having the ability to change roms and kernel and clocking it to 2052hz is just amazing . numbers dont matter

3. Technobri

Posts: 84; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

In sure they'll have many alternative back covers for that awful looking back so I guess its not that bad If you think about it

19. DnB925Art

Posts: 1168; Member since: May 23, 2013

They already demoed the designer back covers from Moschino and Nicholas Kirkwood (official Samsung partners) during the Unpacked event and at the show. They look like great replacements for the back covers if you don't like the look.

4. khaledmhawesh

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

31k on antutu is enough for me on the one :P

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Future prooooooof.

25. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

but ugly

26. christophersalse

Posts: 99; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

6. Carlitos

Posts: 684; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

This phone is truly a beast. And like they said its only a prototype. Wont be getting this phone, most likely will upgrade to the Galaxy s6 or go back to the Note series, but who ever those get this phone will be more than happy.

8. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

This is not a prototype, it's a preproduction unit. Ray S should get his facts right.

9. Carlitos

Posts: 684; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Thank You for clarifying this :)

7. christophersalse

Posts: 99; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

I can't wait to get this!

10. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

Note 3 is powerfull enough for me

11. smacsteve

Posts: 87; Member since: May 16, 2012

This guy can talk worth a sh%t! Is he drunk or something?!!

12. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

watch the z2 be just as fast, derp. Not even much faster than the G2

13. winter_hat

Posts: 110; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Samsung is notorious for cheating on benchmarks. The only real test is real life usage. Did they trim the bloatware and streamline Touchwiz? Is there lag? The public will determine those things.

17. christophersalse

Posts: 99; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

HTC, LG, and Asus also cheat on benchmarks, yet nobody seems to mind if they do it.

14. thedoctorguy

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 26, 2013

why isnt there any exynos processor announced along with s5? why the s5 has less ram then note 3? why the invite did say 'UNPACKED 5 EPISODE 1'? imo we will wittness a metal clad galaxy with super specs in coming months.......

21. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 2011

You make some excellent points sir

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