Snapdragon 835 gets benchmarked: octa-core design, fast Adreno 540 graphics in store for Galaxy S8

Not long ago, Qualcomm announced that its powerful Snapdragon 835 chipset is already sampling with customers, and it will apparently be produced in Samsung's foundries at the 10nm process. The first phones with Snapdragon 835 processors are expected to be Samsung's Galaxy S8 and the Xiaomi Mi 6, according to Keving Wong, the CEO of research shop IHS for China...
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21. Macready

Posts: 1824; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

You just inverted your own opinion and tried to project it on to others. Salty tears gave you away.

40. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Here come the salty iSheep.

24. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

SD835 is a BEAST ! THE MOST POWERFUL SOC AROUND IN PAPERS Exynos 9 possibly Will fall behind in graphics power

26. Macready

Posts: 1824; Member since: Dec 08, 2014

This time around I doubt that because the new Mali G-71 is nearly as fast as the T880 in the S7 when found in MP8 configuration (vs MP12 for the afore mentioned T880). So if they again go for MP12 or even MP16, plus the benefit of the 10nm node (vs 16nm Finfet for the Kirin) and you can expect a GPU boost for the 8895 past 50% vs the Exynos 8890. Kirin 960 with G-71 MP8 vs Exynos 8890 with T880 MP12:https://gfxbench.com/compare.jsp?benchmark=gfx40&did1=41625847&os1=Android&api1=gl&hwtype1=GPU&hwname1=ARM+Mali-G71&D2=Samsung+Galaxy+S7+edge+%28Mali-T880%2C+SM-G935x%29

35. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Yikes, you're right. Oh well, hopefully OnePlus keeps 1080p and grabs a RGB AMOLED display...but likely they won't. They'll say that SoCs are powerful enough now for QHD, so here's a new one at $450 and $500 respectively. I just hope they keep a 1080p option.

30. Khyron

Posts: 397; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

even a10x Will not surpass adreno540

33. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Uhm A9X already does. Its a tablet chip anyway. A9X/A10X should be compared to upcoming Tegra Parker (X2)

39. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Agreed... Apple SoCs ending with the X are tablet SoCs and shouldn't be compared to mobile SoCs at all.

41. GTNavy

Posts: 55; Member since: Oct 13, 2014

I heard that the Snapdragon 835 has more graphics power than the latest console. The end of PC/console gaming is nigh!

42. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Not really. Maybe for 3 years but we aint there yet. Its better than PS3/XBOX360 but not PS4/XBONE
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