Google is preparing for the announcement of new flagship smartphones. This year Google will release not only the new smartphones Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, but another yet unknown device with code name of Taimen. Benchmarks indicate nedyuzhy ability latest – the smartphone was more powerful than the iPhone 7 Plus in performance test.
Data from Geekbench, it follows that Google Taimen is equipped with 4 GB of RAM, and responsible for the performance of 8-core processor with a clock frequency of 1.9 GHz. Although the benchmark did not disclose the name used in the platform, it is believed that the basis of the device lies a powerful Snapdragon chipset 835.
In test mode one core, which plays the role of the architecture-that is, performance in single-core mode, Google Taimen showed the result 1804 points, and in multi-core – 6248 points. For comparison, the most powerful processor of Apple’s A10 Fusion, presents the iPhone 7 Plus, demonstrates the result of 3512 and 6083 points, respectively. Thus, with eight cores, the new flagship of Google has surpassed the iPhone 7 performance in multi-threaded mode.
Performance Google Taimen:
Performance iPhone 7:
According to reports, the device codenamed Taimen is being developed in addition to the next generation of smartphones Pixel and Pixel XL codenamed Walleye and Muskie. According to preliminary data, the smartphone will receive the display more than the Pixel and Pixel XL (about 6 inches).
As operating system Google Taimen uses the latest Android O, which will replace the current Android 7.0 Nougat. It is expected that the novelty may not apply to the line of the Pixel and will be sold regardless of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
New Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 will be announced no later than October 2017. They should get a waterproof casing, an improved camera with larger pixels for better shooting in the dark and, most likely, will lose the 3.5 mm connector for headphones.