It is considered that announced in late March, the Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the first smartphones based on Snapdragon processors 835. To some extent, this is true. But the flagship device Sony Xperia XZ Premium was presented before the presentation of the South Korean devices at MWC 2017.
Although this Premium Xperia XZ has still not went on sale, today we have the opportunity to evaluate its performance in the benchmark Geekbench. Judging by the listing of the test apparatus of Japanese companies based on the Snapdragon processor 835, running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and comes with 4 GB of RAM. In benchmarks the Xperia XZ Premium shows the result of the 1943 and 5824 points in single-core and multi-core testing modes, respectively.
Performance Sony Xperia XZ Premium (Snapdragon 835):
For comparison, the iPhone 7 is gaining in Geekbench 3512/6083, Samsung Galaxy S8 – 2008/6575, and the result is Xiaomi Mi 6 in the same test – 2006/6438 points, which is considerably higher than the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. With high probability, the Sony smartphone runs on a processor with lower clock frequencies or uses while not the final version.
The performance of the iPhone 7 (Apple’s A10 Fusion):
One way or another, but the possibility of novelty will become apparent after the start of sales of Sony Xperia XZ Premium, which will arrive in UK stores this month. And the German operator O2 will start delivery on 1 June at a price of 749 euros.