The Snapdragon-875 powered Samsung Galaxy S21 recently popped up on Geekbench. The Exynos 2100-fueled model had appeared on the benchmarking website around two months back, and if you compare the two results, Qualcomm’s upcoming chip comes out on top. Tipster Ice Universe explains why that comparison doesn’t really matter.
Both Snapdragon 875 and Exynos 2100 will reportedly be manufactured using the 5nm process. Both chips are also expected to have the same architecture, and will probably feature one Arm Cortex-X1 core, three Cortex-A78 cores, and four Cortex-A55 cores.
Ice claims that the chips will be clocked differently. Per the leaker, Exynos 2100’s Cortex-X1 core will have a maximum frequency of 2.91Ghz, its three Cortex-A78 cores will run at 2.81Ghz, and the four Cortex-A55 cores will be clocked at 2.21Ghz.
Alleged new Geekbench scores suggest European Galaxy S21 will be considerably more powerful than the North American model
The Galaxy S21 variant that was benchmarked recently achieved single-core and multi-core scores of 1,120 and 3,319, respectively.
In contrast, the Exynos model that was put through its paces two months back scored 1,038 and 3,060 in the same test. It looks like Samsung has made some significant tweaks since then, as Ice claims the multi-core score has risen to 4,000 points.
The Snapdragon 875 will reportedly be announced on December 1, and we have little reason to believe that any more improvements will be made. Thus, it’s likely that performance will continue to vary by region, only this time the North American consumers will get the short end of the stick.