Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 listed on Geekbench with interesting scores: report
With Samsung’s Galaxy S23 series now official, the company’s next foldables have started showing up in a lot of leaks. Labeled as Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5, the two foldables are expected to face competition this year from the Chinese brand, as Oppo has already launched its first clamshell foldable, the Find N2 Flip in India. Samsung’s next foldables have appeared in past leaks suggesting design and camera information, but now we have some Geekbench listings that tell a bit more about its core specs and performance.
First spotted by GalaxyClub.nl, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Z Fold 5 appear to use Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, which is also currently used in Samsung’s Galaxy S23 lineup. The Galaxy Z Flip 5 was listed with model number SM-F731U, while the larger Galaxy Z Fold 5 was listed with model number SM-F946U. From the model numbers and Samsung’s naming convention, it’s clear that these are the US models of the devices.
The site also states that the Galaxy Z Flip 5 has 8 GB of RAM on the model tested, while the Galaxy Z Fold 5 seems to have 12 GB of RAM. Although both smartphones use the same processor, their respective clock speeds indicate that Samsung is opting for the customized version of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, which has a higher clock speed than the standard SoC.
As for the scores, the tests were conducted on Geekbench 6. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 seems to have managed a score of 2030 and 5213 points, while the Galaxy Z Fold 5 reached 2014 and 5022 points in their respective mono and multi-core. trials. The scores seem a bit higher compared to the results we got in our Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23 Ultra reviews. The Galaxy S23, which is available with 8GB of RAM, managed 1,944 and 5,008 points while the Galaxy S23 Ultra with 12GB of RAM managed 1,918 and 5,042 points in their respective single-core and multi-core Geekbench 6 tests.
It’s interesting to see Samsung using the same processor for its Galaxy S and Galaxy Z lineup this year. The smartphone giant took a different strategy last year when it came to processors in its flagship smartphones, where it chose the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 for its Galaxy S22 series and then opted for the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. upgraded for its Galaxy Z. series of devices.
Previous leaks have pointed out that Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 5 will feature an exterior display very similar to the outgoing Galaxy Z Fold 4 model. Hz and an aspect ratio of 23.1:9. It is expected to weigh around 254g and will come with an IPX8 rating. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Z Flip 5 is said to have a larger outer display, although there are no specific details on how big that outer display will be.
According to a previous report, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 will come with UFS 4.0 storage in 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB variants. The Galaxy Z Flip 5 is also expected to come in the same storage variants as the current model. An older leak had suggested that the new Galaxy Z Fold 5 model will also feature cameras similar to the outgoing model.
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