Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Snapdragon 800 Benchmarks

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Snapdragon 800

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 was announced at IFA earlier this month and was launched in India at a price tag of Rs. 49,900. The Indian version is powered by a 1.9 GHz Exynos 5420 Octa ( A15 1.9 GHz + A7 1.3 GHz) processor with ARM Mail T628 GPU. The LTE version has a 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor with Adreno 330 GPU. We managed to get hold of the Snapdragon 800 version to run some synthetic benchmark tests. It packs a 5.7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display and runs on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean). Let’s find out how the smartphone performs in several synthetic benchmark tests.


Quadrant Benchmark


The Note 3 scores around 23k points in the Quadrant benchmark, better than both the LG G2 and the Xperia Z Ultra powered by a similar Snapdragon 800 chip and even the Snapdragon 800 reference device.

AnTuTu Benchmark 3.3


The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 scores 34160 points in the AnTuTu 3.3 Benchmark.

Vellamo 2.0 HTML5


In the Vellamo 2 HTML 5 browser benchmark, the Z Ultra is better than the Note 3.

Vellamo 2.0 Metal


The Note 3 tops the Vellamo 2 CPU subsystem performance test.

Linpack Single Thread


The Note 3 is few points less than the LG G2 in the linpack single thread benchmark and scores 421.273.

Linpack Multi-Thread

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The Galaxy Note 3 tops the linpack Multi-Thread with over 931 MFLOPS.

NenaMark 2


The Note 3 clocked 60.5 fps in the NenaMark 2 GPU benchmark.

GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex (On screen)


The Snapdragon-powered Samsung Galaxy Note 3 clocked 27 fps in the GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex benchmark, better than the  Z Ultra.

GFXBench 2.5 Egypt HD (On screen)


The Note 3 clocked 54fps in the GFXBench 2.5 Egypt GPU benchmark.

Basemark X HD (Onscreen)


The Note 3 tops the Basemark X HD Offscreen benchmarks when compared to the other phones featuring 1080p displays.

Basemark X HD (Offscreen)


Note 3 clocks 13.731 fps in the Basemark X OffScreen benchmark.

Update: The values of the Galaxy Note 3 benchmarks have been updated with values from the retail unit.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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