The Sony Xperia XZ Premium was one of the first phones announced at MWC(Mobile World Congress) 2017, which featured Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835. But the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ became the first ones to hit the market with the Snapdragon 835. But the Sony flagship is still not available for purchase. It is likely to make its debut in the latter part of May. A new leak shows the Xperia XZ Premium on Geekbench.
Listed as Sony G8141 on Geekbench, the Xperia XZ Premium runs on the octa-core Snapdragon 835 SoC clocked at 1.9Ghz coupled with 4GB of RAM. The phone features a 4K display with support for a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels.
The smartphone scored 1943 points in the single core performance tests and 5824 points in the multi core tests. These scores are less as compared to the Galaxy S8s’ and the Xiaomi Mi6, all three of which house the SD 835 chip set. xiaomi Mi6 scored 2006 in single core and 6438 points in the multicore tests, whereas the Galaxy S8 scored 2008 and 6575 on single core and multi core tests respectively. The Galaxy 8+ scored 2006 and 6708 points respectively on single core and multicore tests. But these scores are not measure of the phone performs in real life scenarios.
Expected to go on sale by the end of this month, the Sony Xperia Xz Premium is expected to be available in the U.K with a price tag of £645 ($830). O2 will begin shipping the flagship starting June 1 with a price tag of €749 ($815). Watch out for more!