Samsung Galaxy S4 Snapdragon 600 vs Exynos 5 Octa Benchmarks

Samsung launched the Galaxy S4 in India last week. We brought you benchmarks of the Galaxy S4 powered by the Exynos 5 Octa last week. Here we have the results for the Galaxy S4 powered by a Snapdragon 600 processor clocked at 1.9 GHz. The Exynos version uses Samsung’s ARM big.LITTLE architecture with fours Cortex A15 chips clocked at 1.6 GHz and four Cortex A7 chips running at 1.2 GHz. The Exnos 5 Octa chip has a PowerVR SGX544MP3 GPU and the Snapdragon 600 chip has a Adreno 320 GPU. Let’s see how these two phones perform in various benchmark tests.

Quadrant Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy S4 Quadrant

The Exynos 5 powered Galaxy S4 tops the Quadrant benchmark, and the Snapdragon 600 version is catching up in the second place.

AnTuTu Benchmark 3.3

Samsung Galaxy S4 AnTuTu 3.3

Again both the versions of the Galaxy S4 tops the AnTuTu Benchmark 3.3.

Vellamo 2.0 (HTML5)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Vellamo 2.0 HTML5

In the Vellamo 2.0 HTML browser benchmark test, the is Exynos 5 version is in the 3rd place, but the Snapdragon version is in the 5th place, behind the Note 2.

SunSpider JavaScript Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy S4 SunSpider

Exynos-powered S4 tops the SunSpider benchmark.

Linpack Single Thread

Samsung Galaxy S4 Linpack Single Thread

The Exynos version tops the Linpack single thread benchmark with the Snapdragon version following it.

Linpack Multi-Thread

Samsung Galaxy S4 Linpack Multi-Thread

Here the Exynos-powered S4 tops the Linpack Multi-thread benchmark, and the Snapdragon-powered S4 holds the 4th place with 600 points.Scores vary based on the Linpack free and Pro versions. Since the values were low in the Pro version, we have used the free version.

NenaMark 2

Samsung Galaxy S4 NenaMark 2

The NenaMark 2 scores are almost similar between both the versions.

Basemark X (On-screen)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Basemark X Onscreen

Here the Exynos version is above the Snapdragon one in the Basemark X On-screen GPU benchmark. Since this one is tested on the native resolution, Nexus 4 is top of Galaxy S4.

Basemark X (Off-screen)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Basemark X Offscreen

In the BaseMark X Off-Screen benchmark both the S4s are on top pushing the HTC One to the 3rd spot.

GLBenchmark 2.7 T-Rex HD (On screen)

Samsung Galaxy S4 GLBenchmark 2.7 T-Rex

Here the Snapdragon 600-powered device with a Adreno 320 GPU is a clear winner clocking 15 fps, which the PowerVR SGX544MP3 GPU in the Exynos 5 version clocked just 12 fps.

GLBenchmark 2.7 Egypt HD (On screen)

Samsung Galaxy S4 GLBenchmark 2.7 Egypt

Here there is just 1 fps difference between the two.

Sandeep Sarma contributed to this report

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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