Samsung Galaxy Alpha Benchmarks


Samsung Galaxy Alpha Benchmarks

Samsung launched the Galaxy Alpha smartphone in India last week. We brought you the unboxing of the Galaxy Alpha recently, here we have the benchmarks. The Indian variant of the Galaxy Alpha is powered by an Octa-Core Exynos 5430 processor based on ARM big.LITTLE architecture and 20nm High K Metal Gate Process technology, compared to 28nm HKMG in Exynos 5422 SoC present in Galaxy S5.

According to the specifications it has four ARM cortex A15 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz each and four ARM Cortex A7 cores clocked at 1.3 GHz each, even though CPU-Z just shows the A15 chip that is clocked at 1.3GHz.

It has a ARM Mali T628 MP6 GPU. It also has True Octa-Core or Heterogeneous Multi-Processing that can run combination of up to eight cores to provide optimum performance. It has a 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) Super AMOLED display, 2GB RAM and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS. Let’s check out the performance of the smartphone in a range of synthetic benchmark tests.

Quadrant Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy Alpha  Quadrant Benchmark

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha managed to score just 18042 points in the Quadrant benchmark.

AnTuTu Benchmark 4

Samsung Galaxy Alpha AnTuTu 4

In the AnTuTu 4 Benchmark, the Galaxy Alpha scored 39149 points.

Vellamo 2.0 HTML5

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Vellamo 2 HTML5

It scored 2060 points in Vellamo 2 HTML5 browser benchmark.

Vellamo 2.0 Metal

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Vellamo 2 Metal

IT scored 1286 points in Vellamo 2 Metal CPU Subsystem performance test.

Linpack Single Thread

Samsung Galaxy Alpha  Linpack Single Thread

It managed to clock around 384.5 MFLOPS in Linpack Single Thread Benchmark.

Linpack Multi-Thread

Samsung Galaxy Alpha  Linpack Multi-Thread

In the Linpack Multi-Thread benchmark, the Galaxy Alpha managed to clock around 416.4 MFLOPS.

NenaMark 2

Samsung Galaxy Alpha  NenaMark 2

It clocked 60.2 fps in NenaMark 2 GPU benchmark.

GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex (On screen)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha  GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex OnScreen

The Galaxy Alpha clocked 48.4 fps and topped the GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex benchmark.

GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan (On screen)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha  GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan OnScreen

Again the smartphone topped in GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan benchmark by clocking 25.4fps, slightly better than the Xperia Z3 Compact.

Basemark X 1.0 HD (Onscreen)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha  Basemark X 1.0 OnScreen

It managed to clock around 17.9 fps in Basemark X 1.0 Onscreen benchmark.

Basemark X 1.0 HD (Offscreen)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha  Basemark X 1.0 OffScreen

In the Basemark X 1.0 HD Offscreen benchmark, the Galaxy Alpha clocked around 15.3 fps.

Basemark OS II

Samsung Galaxy Alpha  Basemark OS II

It scored 930 points in the Basemark OS II benchmark and lies just above the Octa-Core variant of the Galaxy S5.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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