Geekbench Confirms Snapdragon 845 For Upcoming Sony Xperia Smartphone

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There have been speculations that Sony will unveil the Xperia XZ1 successor at the¬†MWC in February. This smartphone is expected to sport the bezel-less display just like most recent flagship smartphones. However, a leaked spec sheet has revealed more for the Sony H82xx device. This smartphone¬†is expected to arrive in four versions which are probably designed to meet the needs of different markets. The models are¬†H8216, H8266, H8276, and H8296. Geekbench database has now picked one of these models –¬†H8266 and the listing shows that the device comes with the flagship Snapdragon 845¬†premier SoC coupled with¬†4GB of RAM and runs Android 8.0 Oreo.¬† This chipset will be the core of most flagship devices next year just like its sibling Snapdragon 835 did this year. Expected flagship devices like Xiaomi Mi 7 and Samsung Galaxy S9 are already scheduled to sport this SoC.

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The Geekbench scores for this smartphone are quite impressive as it got a 2393 single-core score and 8300 for multi-core. From this, it appears that Snapdragon 845 is truly a highly performing chip as the  Galaxy S9+ also racked up a similar score on Geekbench. From previous leaks, this smartphone will come with 64GB internal storage, two 12 MP cameras on the rear, and a 15 MP front-facing snapper. It lights would be kept on by an average 3,130 mAh battery.

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