In two days Xiaomi will unveil a new Redmi phone with a 48MP camera. However, there's another device in the works - a flagship. The Xiaomi "Cepheus" has swung by Geekbench and it showed what the Snapdragon 855 can do.
If the name "Cepheus" sounds familiar, you may have seen the recent APK-teardown by XDA, which found references to this code name. There was evidence of a 48MP camera, an in-display fingerprint reader and an always on display mode.
So, clearly a Mi flagship and it's quite...
Geekbench reveals that Oppo is working on a Snapdragon 855-powered phone as well. Oppo "Poseidon" is the code name of the device is question.
As usual, we don't put too much stock in benchmark results with non-final software, but the phone is doing quite fine. Here's how it compares to other recently-leaked S855 phones.
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GeekBench 4.1 (single-core)
Higher is better
We are a little over a month away from February 20 when Samsung's trio of flagships will debut. It's plus sized member however couldn't resist the temptation of swinging by Geekbench early and taking its new Snapdragon 855 chipset for a test drive.
The score sheet reveals a rather modest performance bump in multi-core performance compared to the previous Snapdragon 845 SoC but still beats Huawei's Kirin 980. Single-core performance, however, is seeing some larger gains even if it's still...