Samsung GT-I9300 Galaxy S III Graphics Benchmark Shows Great Promise

Earlier we reported on the Samsung GT-I9300 benchmarks that were found on GLBenchmark.com and the prevailing opinion is that this is the Samsung Galaxy S III running a quad-core Exynos 4412. Clocked at 1.4GHz, this processor comes paired with an ARM Mali-400 GPU clocked at 400MHz, which is 50% faster than the current Galaxy S II.

The Exynos 5 series chipset, which is the tablet version, comes with a Mali T-604 GPU, which supposedly has 5 times the performance of the S II. So should we be worried that the Galaxy S III will be underpowered graphically? The folks at PhoneArena decided to do a little comparison to find out for sure.

The benchmarks of the GT-I9300, which is most likely still a prototype Galaxy S III unit, were compared to those of the Snapdragon S4, Tegra 3, iPhone 4S, and the new iPad. The S III easily beat the S4, trounced the Tegra 3, just edged out the iPhone 4S, and held its own against the new iPad’s PowerVR quad-core chip. This tells us that when the final version of the Galaxy S III is released, it will most likely be top dog performance-wise… at least for a little while.

source: phonearena

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  • bungadudu

    I really don’t understand why Samsung doesnt put an exynos 5 chipset, 2 gb ram, their greatest screen and 3000 mA battery on S3./
    It’s supposed to be the top dog, and certaintly apple couldn’t top that, but they just allow others to phunk them in the arse.
    I don’t like that, and probably I wont buy that :-(

    • Chris

      Relax! Around 10 days and we get to see the real deal lol..