Galaxy S4 is twice as fast as iPhone 5, if benchmarks are to be believedMarch 19, 2013 6 Email article | Print article
There are many people that were disappointed with how the Galaxy S 4 turned out — some were even pleased about them “not innovating” with the design. But whatever your opinion is of the device, there’s one thing that no one can deny Samsung has done here: They’ve built a powerful phone. Very powerful.
Primate Labs, who is responsible for the popular Geekbench benchmark system, has released some benchmarks of the yet to be released Galaxy S4 and compares it with a couple of other flagship phones on or about to hit the market. Check it out:
It’s very clear even at a quick glance that the S4 handily beats every other smartphone out there today in terms of raw processing power. It’s more than twice as fast than its predecessor using a Qualcomm chip, the Galaxy S III. It’s Geekbench score is also, quite notably, almost double than that of its fiercest rival, the iPhone 5.
Another thing to note here is that the benchmark was done on the slower Qualcomm chip version of the S 4. Other regions will be getting the Samsung-made octa-core Exynos chips that should prove to be even faster — undoubtedly increasing the S 4′s lead in this particular benchmark even further.