The Geekbench test results of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 Plus or S8+ smartphone have been leaked. Based on the device’s scores, it is a powerful phone running Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor. However, it fails to beat the iPhone 7 Plus and Huawei Mate 9 in the different core tests.
Dutch site Telefoon.abonnement.nl spotted the Geekbench test results of a Samsung device with the build code SM-G955U. The Android 7.0 Nougat-running handset is found to have an Octa-Core Qualcomm processor. It scored an impressive 1929 for the single-core test and 6084 for the multi-core test.
Interestingly, the Samsung phone, which is believed to be the Galaxy S8+, failed to beat Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus and the Huawei Mate 9 in terms of core performance despite getting high scores. When it comes to its single-core performance, the S8 Plus is far behind the iPhone 7 Plus’ 3473 rating, but it beats the Mate 9’s 1898 score. It also beats the OnePlus 3T, the Galaxy S7 edge, Google’s Pixel XL and even the unreleased LG G6.
On the multi-core test, the S8 Plus did better than the iPhone 7 Plus, which scored 5664. It also did better than the S7 edge, the Pixel XL, the OnePlus 3T and the LG G6. However, it did not beat the Huawei Mate 9 in this area because the latter scored 6112.
Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S8+ alongside the Galaxy S7’s successor at the end of March, as per GSM Arena. The S8 Plus is reportedly housing 4GB of RAM and it is running Android Nougat out of the box.
Meanwhile, a recent report from Korea leaked that Samsung already started mass production for the Galaxy S8 ahead of the tech giant’s launch event on March 29 and the phone’s release on April 21. The company is preparing 4.7 million units of the flagship device for release to retailers this month. It intends to follow this up with 7.9 million units in April.