Samsung Galaxy S7 specs, rumors: device is codenamed 'Lucky'; Snapdragon 820 revealed by AnTuTu benchmark results


The long-rumored Samsung Galaxy S7 was once again hot on the rumor mill, as a number of new benchmark results have surfaced online, showing a possible first look on the power of the upcoming flagship from Samsung, along with some other alleged specs of the device.

According to a report by G For Games, an AnTuTu benchmark results details was recently spotted for a Samsung smartphone with the codename “Lucky”. The “Lucky” smartphone runs under Qualcomm’s latest as yet unreleased Snapdragon 820 chipset. Worth noting is that the Samsung Galaxy S7 was previously rumored to be at the testing stage for both the Snapdragon 820, and Samsung’s very own Exynos chipset.

Additionally, a Geekbench benchmark result shows an unidentified Samsung smartphone which also has the codename of Samsung “Lucky”. The benchmark results showed that the Samsung “Lucky” will be powered by a powerful custom ARM octa-core Exynos chip, possibly the Exynos M1. This unidentified smartphone was speculated to be an early version of the Samsung Galaxy S7.

The Samsung “Lucky” got a score on AnTuTu of 72,355 points overall, 3,481 points in single threaded floating point, and 23,597 points in 3D graphics performance.

The Samsung “Lucky” shown in the Geekbench result comes with the new Adreno 530 GPU, which comes along with the Snapdragon 820 chip. It boots on Android Lollipop 5.1.1, and sports a 5.7-inch wide display with a 1440 x 2560 Quad HD resolution. It packs 4 GB worth of system RAM, along with 64 GB worth of built-in internal storage capacity. As for the camera, a 16 megapixels rear main camera is present, along with a 5 megapixels front snapper. It is also rumored that Samsung might be releasing tow variants of the Galaxy S7a 5.2-inch variant, and the 5.8-inch variant.

It was also reported that Samsung was the first OEM that got Snapdragon 820 test samples from Qualcomm, perhaps the reason behind the codename “Lucky.”