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Samsung Galaxy SIII Shows Up in AnTuTu Benchmark, Tops All Devices and Lists Full Specs

Whoa there AnTuTu benchmark! Are you trying to out the most anticipated Android device of the year? It appears as if you are, and we thank you for that.

As you can see from the screenshots we just posted, there is indeed a device listed now in AnTuTu as the “Samsung Galaxy SIII.” It has topped all other devices that have been benchmarked, taking home the gold trophy for performance. If we cruise in the device listing for it, we seem to have a confirmation on specs for the phone, most of which been mentioned here or there throughout the last couple of weeks. We have a quad-core dual-core Exynos 4212 processor clocked at 1.4GHz, 1GB of RAM, a 4.7″ HD display (1280×720), 2MP front camera, 12MP rear camera, and Android 4.0. Yeah, that sounds about right.

One thing to note here is the network which is listed as “GSM/WCDMA.” This doesn’t necessarily mean that we won’t see CDMA or LTE versions of the device, but just that the benchmarked device was only GSM. All we can hope is that this Exynos chipset is playing nicely with LTE or it may be a while before we see it here in the States.

With a teaser for the device already live and a date for unveiling set, we won’t have to post these wishy-washy benchmark results much longer.

Oh, and we should probably mention the benchmark disclaimer, as to not offend the Android voices of reason out there. “This is a benchmark result which could easily be faked, blah blah, blah blah.”

Update:  As was mentioned in the comments, the 4212 is not a quad-core processor, but is instead a dual-core processor. Now that, is interesting.

Cheers Nadeem!

  • Well guys, someone care to explain this then? If you go to Antutu’s official ranking page here’s what you get:


    Yes, exactly. It states that SGS 3 is not at the top but it is infact 20 points below the HTC One X. Which is indeed hardly anything but still something.

  • G Perezarguello

    ok so you were wrong, the Exynos 4 Quad is a quad core 1.4

  • hawkeye2188


  • Wow!
    1.2 Gigapixel rear shooter, is that an AnTUTU bug or something fishy about the whole setup?

  • Leander

    it was on techshout first. how bout givin the proper people credit for breakin the news at least. n why dual core instead of quad core  🙁

  •  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TK6WxTkc7U&feature=youtu.be this video confirms that the quad is called 4212

  • http://www.samsung.com/global/business/semiconductor/minisite/Exynos/products4quad.html
    Samsung confirms the S3 will carry 1.4GHZ quad core Exynos. 

  • Tim242
  • JRAM1

    Hmmm, this is interesting:

    Already in production, the Exynos 4 Quad is scheduled to be
    adopted first into Samsung’s next Galaxy smartphone that will officially
    be announced in May. Samsung’s Exynos 4 Quad is also sampling to other
    major handset makers.
    “The application processor is a crucial
    element in providing our customers with a PC-like experience on mobile
    devices. Samsung’s next Galaxy device, which will be officially
    announced soon, offers uncompromised performance and ground breaking
    multi-tasking features, thanks to Exynos 4 Quad’s powerful performance
    and efficient energy management technology,” said Hankil Yoon, Senior
    Vice President of Product Strategy Team, Samsung’s Mobile Communications


  • Bionic

    not quad core?  no thanks

    • Tim242

      Not that we need quad core in smart phones, but Samsung just officially announced it is quad core.

  • androidfan12222

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  • Meizu phone had Quad Core Exynos 4412 but Samsung’s own flagship phone only has Exynos 4212. I would see the other way around but is Samsung trying to do what Apple did? I am not buying for sure if this damn thing running on last year dual core technology.

  • Adelos

    Honestly people have to put this information into a different perspective. Take for instance the transition from the SGS to the SGSII. The specs of the SGS were a pentile SAMOLED (480×800), single core Hummingbird (512mb RAM), a 5 megapixel camera, and VGA front while the SGSII had a non-pentile SAMOLED Plus (still 480×800), dual core SoC (1GB RAM), a 8 megapixel camera, 2 megapixel front. The upgrade of these specs wasn’t that great yet the SGSII managed to become the best Android smartphone of 2011. Now from the SGSII to the SGSIII we see a possibility of a quad/powerful dual SoC (RAM still 1GB), a mind blowing 12 megapixel shooter, 2 megapixel front, and an upgraded 720p screen (possibly non-pentile). Sure the specs weren’t what was wanted and some specs (such as the RAM) seems to be outdated by now, but that does not ensure a failure. Much has been upgraded from the SGSII and we’ll surely love it. It seems that Samsung is now listening to the “pay attention to the design/materials” crowd as well. With their secretive method of keeping their design hidden at all costs, surely we will see an enhanced design made of premium materials. Either way, May 3 is the date! I’ll see you there!

  • RoadsterHD1

    FAKE!!!! sorry guys it’s FAKE!!!!!

    • ericl5112

      Why?  Because it’s faster than what you want it to be?

      •  HTC One X is faster…

        • ericl5112

          I was hoping you weren’t that astoundingly stupid. Guess I was wrong. You know the One X is faster than a phone that doesn’t exist?

  • I still want. I hope it doenst have on screen keys, I want a true 4.7 phone like the OneX. Anyone with me?

    • ericl5112

      100% agree.  For me, it’s between the One X and this phone.  If this has a big Maxx style battery, I’m in with the SGS3 for sure.  I just would like it to have a better menu key implementation.  Maybe a mostly hidden button that only lights up when needed?

      •  Yeah I havent really messed around with the SGS2 phones so I’m not sure how their solid home key works. I just want a big screen. I’m interested in the Note but too bad its not on verizon HBU?

        • Cepcamba

          I’ll be getting the Note if the SGS3 sucks on battery. I don’t want my device plugged in most of the time as I’m almost always on the go. But still the SGS3 is calling my name……

        • Zell Trepe

          The home key on the SGS2 (and the Note) works similarly to the iPhone’s home key. Press once to get back to the homescreen. Press twice to bring up Voice Actions, long press to bring up the task manager.

        • Tim242

          My GN has a full 4.7″ of screen real estate. Custom roms allow for change of button size, or complete removal.

  • Lovehate

    I rather see the note come to Verizon

    • philnolan3d

      Iwanted to see that too but I do t see that happening any time soon so when deciding yesterday I ended up going with my second choice, the Razr Maxx.

  • LiterofCola

    Then this levels the playing field between this and the Razr HD. Now to wait until both phones are released to do a actual comparison.

  • ericl5112

    If this is true, and the resolution is 1280*720, I believe that means that there are no on-screen buttons.  Most apps see the screen resolution as the area the app can occupy, meaning total resolution minus space taken up by navigation bar.

    • Jeremy626

      ur correct.

  • kateandroid443

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  • RoadsterHD1

    faster than the Prime? REALLY ?????

  • RoadsterHD1


  • rezin

    Zomg! 200 Mega pixel rear 1200 front camera

  • PC_Tool

    To bring some perspective:

    LG Spectrum:
    Dual core 1.5 GHz
    8MP camera
    1GB RAM
    4.5 inch screen

    …the only thing missing is ICS and a few megapixels.

    Suddenly not so impressed with the “Next Galaxy”…but I really miss the on-screen keys, so here’s hoping they at least get the radio right this time around.

    • Lovehate

      nope no radio and no updates its a samsung

      • PC_Tool

        Verizon: Known for lack of updates.

        SGS1: Fascinate.

        Eclair -> Froyo -> Gingerbread.

        Yeah…somehow 3 major updates (and a few minor ones) equal “no updates”?

        You funny.

        You can keep your religious hate. I don’t want any.

    • ericl5112

      This is where the numbers game gets people in trouble.  Theoretically, Samsung could be using the next gen parts (similiar to the One X) that look the same on paper, but are much better in use.

    • Derek Gelinas

      My rezound has pretty much the same specs, with a 4.3 inch screen.

      and beats, yo.

  • katedroid1122

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  • Guest

    If these stats are correct it will still be a very good phone, however making the jump from GNEX to this is really not worth it.  Here is hoping we see something else…oh and I forgot to mention all of this is mute if verizon doesnt pick up this Sammy!

  • droidiac13

    I’m not holding my breath over this coming to Verizon, but it sure would be a breath of fresh air getting the latest and greatest.

  • I’m hoping this is a fake and someone just photoshopped this or something. I want a quad core in the SGSIII Sammy!!!!! I like a lot of power in my devices. I’m also hoping it has 2GB of RAM instead of just 1. We will probably find out everyhing on May 3rd so I am just hoping that this was just a really good photoshop with tweaked info.

    • Gabba

      If you want power, you should be rooting for a dual core A15, the Exynos 5250

  • Osinphay

    You see this Verizon let’s make people happy and jump on this

  • FortitudineVincimus

    I just had an orgasm.

  • littleneutrino

    I want this phone even more now.

  • cooksta32676

    I’d like to see this head to head with an ip5. Since, in all fairness, Apple has shown benchmarks aren’t everything nowadays.

    • ericl5112

      Apple has also shown us we’ll be waiting another 6 months for an iPhone 5.  Hard to do a head to head.  This will most likely be available at least 4 months before the next iPhone.

  • marcusmaximus04

    This makes no sense… The 4212 is dual core; the 4412 is the quad-core version. And I don’t see any way that a 1.4GHz dual core Cortex A9 is overpowering a 1.5GHz quad core cortex A9.

    • Tommy Thompson

      It’s based of the A9 architecture, it isn’t exactly the same.

      • Guest

        Do you even know what you are saying?! Both those SoCs are ARM’s A9 not custom architecture like Krait!

        • Gabba

          FYI – Krait is something of a hybrid between A9 and A15; faster than pretty much any A9, but slower than most any A15

    • Butters619

      Good catch! I glimpsed right over that.

  • moelsen8

    that’s a beast.  jesus.

    • Gabba

      No, it’s not.  It’s mediocrity.  And can we get away from using that word, “beast”?  Every damn new phone is labeled a “beast” – every single one.

      • LiterofCola

        I doubt anyone ever referred to the LG Lucid as a beast.

        • Guest

          Oh, they most definitely have; somewhere, someone called that POS a “beast”

  • the megapixels of the camera is OVER 9000!

  • Lovehate

    Nice mega pixel count on the camera

  • hot_spare

    Something very wrong…It shows Exynos 4212 and not 4412. 4212 is a dual core SoC, not quad-core. 


    Is their dual core SoC so powerful?? 

    Also Galaxy S3 name is confirmed in Kies. 

    If you change the country to France within, you will get i9300 and i9300T listed. Screen-shot below 🙂

  • I wonder if that display will be pentile. I’d be disappointed if it was.

    • Zell Trepe

      It wouldn’t matter much if it was PenTile or traditional on a screen with such a high resolution. The pixel density of around 300 will ensure that you’ll barely be able to spot pixelisation, jaggies, etc., if any. Honestly, I’d take PenTile any day on such high res displays because what I would prefer more would be for Sammy to increase the brightness of their AMOLEDs. It’s currently adequate, but just so.

      • Butters619

        Look at a G-Nex up close and tell me you can’t tell.  The G-Nex display is lovely but it’d be a pretty obvious difference between pentile and not.

        • Zell Trepe

          I have, don’t worry. I have looked at both the Note and the G-Nex’s displays. You have a valid point there; there will be a difference between PenTile and traditional, but “pretty obvious”? I don’t think so, not at such high resolutions. Besides, you’re not going to be spending the majority of your time staring at the screen “up close”, right? From a reasonable reading distance, you can hardly spot the effect of the lesser sub-pixels. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not advocating PenTile; in fact, I’d prefer traditional too. However, the drawbacks of the former are less pronounced with HD screens so I can tolerate it fairly well.

      • cryop

        dont would rape battery life

        • Zell Trepe

          Of course, but the battery will also be bigger this time around. Not a big concern. =_=

  • Just to add to it, the Antutu Benchmark app also has the fake white render of the Galaxy SIII. 

  • I see that this “SGS3” wannabe is not “top” device as in ranking the simple LG P990 (Tegra 2) is way better … As samsung-updates.com said, we may probably expect more than one device 🙂 in response to HTC One series…

  • chris125

    And verizon will pass on this for some lower model device like they always seem to do…

    • Probably. Or the 8th version of the Razr.

      • chris125

         I would be alright with it if moto came out with one phone that went head to head with the likes of the one x and the sgs3. Rather they push out incremental updates every other month. Moto release the razr with hd screen, large battery, updated processor and many would be happy. But it seems like all those wont come in one package as seen by bionic, razr,maxx and then who knows what they keep or take out of the rumored fighter/droid hd

        • fixxmyhead

          all they know how to release is garbage

      • FortitudineVincimus

        I heard a rumor from a buddy thats friend dates a chick that works in a VZW store that the next big release is a green RAZR

        • chris125

           I heard they were releasing a see through razr next, followed shortly after by a razr with special engraving on the back plate giving the finger showing how little moto cares about the purchaser and dev community.

          • FortitudineVincimus

            can you quote a source on that?

          • chris125

             Johnjacobjinglehimerschmit was my source lol

    • PC_Tool


      What have they passed on from Samsung other than the SGS2 (Because of the Nexus)?

      • chris125

         If you read my comment you would have saw that I said they get the lower model phones that samsung has to offer or cripple the phones like they did with the sgs. Not to mention look at the charge, stratosphere, continuum….

  • sgtguthrie

    Hope it comes to VZW…

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      check it out here => GiveAway

  • That is one monster phone. I’d consider selling my GNEX for this phone IF it ever comes to Verizon.

    • Zell Trepe

      The G-Nex is like a T-Rex compared to this baby! Lol, forgive the bad pun.

      • Gabba

        Please GTFO and take your fail and your outdated phone with you

        • Franklin

          STFU. …nice grammar fail btw

          • ericl5112


    • I’d consider the same…hopefully the battery life will be better. Granted, we wont know since there are no CDMA exynos phones out there to compare. 

      • chris125

         Hopefully the radios will be better and not have all the signal issues the nexus has.

        • Tim242

          Must you say the same thing on every article? My signal is great. Regardless, get over it.

    • Benjamin Landwehr

      I have another upgrade available so I can keep both, hopefully it will be on Verizon!

    • Droidzilla

      Verizon will get it . . . Spring of 2013.

    • Cepcamba

      Hah that was funny dude, better take it to an antique shop and have it auctioned. Tha GNEX is an Ancient! :p

  • dancedroid


  • so no word yet on battery size. 

  • BTLS

    Dildosaurus Rex

    • Yup

       Well  I guess that’s better than saying “First!”

    • Stolen from Eastbound and Down.

      • BTLS

        Tight dick, playa