Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Benchmarks – quad-core Exynos CPU and Mali-400 GPU

Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 2, successor of the Galaxy Note in India last week, and we managed to get hold of the device to run some benchmarks. These benchmarks test the performance of the 1.6 GHz quad-core 4412 Exynos processor with Mali 400 GPU. The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 topped in most of the benchmarks when compared to the other quad-core devices such as Samsung Galaxy S3, HTC One X and the LG Optimus 4X HD.

The Galaxy Note 2 is 2nd quad-core phone from Samsung the 1st being the Galaxy S3. It uses Samsung’s homegrown Exynos 4 quad chipset which does deliver some impressive numbers in various benchmarks.


There is a huge difference between the Galaxy Note 2 and the One X in the Quadrant Benchmark.

AnTuTu Benchmark

Note 2 leads the AnTuTu benchmark with a score of 13632.


The Note 2 that runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) is almost same as the Galaxy S3 that runs on the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

SunSpider Javascript Benchmark

Note 2 tops even in the SunSpider browser benchmark.


Note 2 is a clear winner in the browsermark with a score of 180504.

Smartbench 2012 – Productivity

Note 2 overtakes the HTC One X to gain the top spot in the Smartbench 2012 – Productivity benchmark.

Smartbench 2012 – Gaming

Note 2’s Mali 400 GPU can’t compete with the Nvidia’s Tegra GeForce GPU.

Linpack Single Thread

Linpack Multi-Thread

The Galaxy Note 2 leads in both the Linpack benchmarks.

NenaMark 2

The NenaMark score is similar to the Galaxy S3.

Check out our Hands-on image Gallery and the Unboxing of the Galaxy Note.

Author: Varun Krish

Varun Krish is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast and has been blogging about mobile phones since 2005. His current phones include the Apple iPhone 13 Pro and Google Pixel 6. You can follow him on Twitter @varunkrish and on Google+ You can also mail Varun Krish