In February 2018 at the Mobile World Congress, Sony finally unveiled a smartphone with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Since then, the company has launched a few budget devices and even announced another flagship device, the Xperia XZ2 Premium. The next in line will be the Sony Xperia XZ3 and it has been leaked a couple of times in past few days. A new Geekbench listing reveals the possible specifications of the upcoming flagship device.
According to the listing, the Sony Xperia XZ3 will carry the model number H8416. Under the hood, the smartphone will run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 since it is the latest flagship chipset on the market right now. This claim is further solidified by [...]
HMD Global is preparing to launch its new budget smartphone, the Nokia X in China. It is possible that it will be launched as the Nokia X6, reviving a popular moniker from the days when Nokia was the most successful phone maker. The Nokia X or Nokia X6 has been leaked in abundance so far and the new Geekbench listing confirms an important aspect of the device.
According to the Geekbench listing of the Nokia X6, the upcoming smartphone will run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset. The variant listed here has 6GB of RAM but, a 4GB RAM variant is also expected to launch. Nokia is known to keep the OS close to stock Android so it isn’t surprising that the X6 will run the [...]
Huawei will launch its flagship P20 series of smartphones on the 27th of March in Frace. These Huawei P20 Pro, P20, and the P20 Lite will emphasis on AI and camera-centric features.
Leaks have already confirmed that the Huawei P20 Pro comes with a triple camera setup, which is not usually seen on most of the smartphones. Similarly, the P20 and the P20 Lite has a dual camera setup. However, unlike the P20 and the P20 Pro, the Lite variant misses out on Leica branding.
The Huawei P20 is now listed on Geekbench. The listing confirms that the smartphone is based on Kirin 970 Octa-core chipset. Similarly, the Huawei P20 Pro is also expected to be powered by the same [...]
Geekbench, a cross-platform processor benchmarking platform has a new visitor. This time, it is the Samsung Galaxy J8+. The device is expected to have similar specifications as of the Galaxy J8.
One major difference between the Galaxy J8 and the J8+ is the processor. The Galaxy J8 was powered by Exynos 7870 chipset and the J8+ is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset. In fact, the performance of these devices is almost head to head. The Galaxy J8 scores 726 points on single core performance and the J8+ scores 749 points. In terms of multi-core performance, the J8 scores 3643 points and the J8+ scores 3708 points.
Though there is a difference in performance of both [...]
Samsung is expected to launch a new series of entry-level smartphones in the coming weeks. On 27th February, we covered a leak on the Samsung Galaxy J6 2018. Similarly, a new Samsung smartphone is now listed on Geekbench, which is expected to be the Galaxy J8 2018.
The interesting thing about the Galaxy J8 2018 is the fact that, the only difference between the Galaxy J6 2018 and the Galaxy J8 2018 is the amount of RAM. The J6 2018 offers 2GB RAM and the J8 2018 offers 3GB RAM. Similarly, we might see a similar design with a different screen size and resolution on the J6 and the J8.
The smartphone scores 728 points on the single core performance and 3683 points on the [...]
Samsung launched the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ at MWC 2018. However, the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ will come with two different processors. The Korean and US variant will feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and the rest of the market including India will feature Exynos 9810 chipset.
The performance difference between the variants with different chipsets will be very negligible. In fact, the Exynos powered Samsung Galaxy S9 leads show by scoring points on the synthetic benchmarks. In fact, in some platform, the smartphone outperforms the Apple iPhone X.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ are already available for pre-booking. However, the company [...]
The 2018 iteration of the Samsung Galaxy J6 was spotted on Geekbench, which provided information on the insights of the smartphone. The smartphone comes with the model number SM-J600F. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by Exynos 7870 Octa-core chipset, which is also used in the Samsung Galaxy J5 2017. The smartphone scores 726 points on single core performance and 3643 points on the multi-core performance.
The maximum display resolution supported by the chipset is limited to 1980 x 1200px. So, we might see a 720p or 1080p display panel. The listing does not reveal any information on the aspect ratio of the smartphone. Going by the Samsung’s track record, the [...]
HTC will skip the launch event at MWC 2018 due to the Galaxy S9 and S9+ launch. While HTC will launch the HTC U12 right after MWC, a new mid-range device has been leaked.
The smartphone has appeared on GeekBench with an HTC model number: 2Q5W1. Based on the details leaked, the device will run on Snapdragon 625 chipset and come with Android 8 Oreo out of the box. No other details were revealed in the listing. This could be a new mid-range smartphone lineup that HTC has in the pipeline.
New HTC mid-ranger listed on Geekbench… 2Q5Wxxx, running Android 8.0 "Oreo" on a Snapdragon 625 (MSM8953 it says) with 3 GB RAM. [...]
Sony and its upcoming flagship phones have been in the news for the past few days. Various image leaks are pointing towards a design overhaul for the Sony flagship lineup and it appears that the company will take it up a notch.
A new Geekbench listing reveals the Sony H8266 device being powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. Apart from the chipset, the listing reveals that it will have 4GB of RAM which has become standard for all flagships nowadays.
The news about it sporting the Snapdragon 845 chipset is a welcome surprise as it was widely speculated that Samsung will have exclusive early access to the new flagship chipset.
The image reveals a [...]
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset was the incremental update to 2016’s Snapdragon 821 chipset and has largely been excellent in performance. Smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy Note8, OnePlus 5 and Galaxy S8/S8+ have the latest flagship chipset and their performance has been top-notch. On September 12th 2017, Apple announced its three new iPhones and talked a lot about the new chipset inside the iPhones, the A11 Bionic chipset. The first ever chipset from Apple that has six cores, but, still less than the eight cores found in the Snapdragon 835. The iPhone 8 was launched and the customary benchmark tests were performed in which the A11 chipset blew the Snapdragon 835 out of the [...]
The Meizu M6 Note has been spotted on benchmark app Geekbench’s website ahead of its August 23 launch. Earlier leaks suggested that the device might come with the Helio P25 chipset, however, the new listings on Geekbench hint at the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset.
The device has an octa-core processor clocked at 2.02 GHz and 4GB of RAM. The smartphone will run Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box. For a single-core test, the device managed to score 848 points and for a multi-core test, it had a score of 4215.
The Meizu M6 Note is expected to sport a dual-camera module and a quad-LED flash. The leaked photo which revealed this information also [...]
Moto might be planning a revision of the Moto Z with a faster and more competent chipset. Sporting a Snapdragon 835 the new Moto Z leaked on benchmarking site GeekBench scoring 6207 on the multicore benchmark.
The RAM remains the same at 4GB which may just mean that the processor is the only area seeing improvements. Moto could be refreshing the lineup to keep in trend with the constant new arrivals slated in the coming few months.
Smartphones running flagship hardware are expected from Samsung, LG , HTC and even Nokia around the time of MWC, and this might be an excellent time for Moto to refresh their hardware and show off their abilities.
This could also be a [...]