In completely unsurprising news, the first benchmarks of the
Microsoft’s Surface Duo have just hit the web.
Surface Duo is a $1,399 dual-screen phone and it sits roughly
in line with top-tier Android flagships released in 2019. It
comes with Snapdragon 855 processor, which is still a powerful
piece of Qualcomm chipset for system performance,
multi-tasking, and advanced cloud gaming.
Not long after
Microsoft unveiled the Snapdragon 855-based Surface Duo,
we’ve now spotted a test revealing the benchmarks score of the
Surface Duo. The first benchmarks of the Surface Duo appeared on the
benchmarking tool Geekbench’s database and early benchmarks
measure up to top Android phones.
In the early benchmarks, the Surface Duo produced a single-core
score of 762 and a multi-core result of 2,867. This is the
first benchmark we have of the dual-screen optimized Snapdragon
855 chipset, and the results are certainly promising.
Surface Duo has been benchmarked with Snapdragon 855 processor,
6GB of RAM, and unknown storage capacity. The base frequency of
the Snapdragon 855 on the Duo is 1.78 GHz.
It’s worth noting that the results are slightly better than the
benchmarks of Samsung’s two foldable phones. The Galaxy Fold,
Samsung’s first-generation foldable phone with a Snapdragon 855
and 12 GB of RAM, produced a multicore score of 2,663.
|Phone||Geekbench 5 multicore Score|
|Surface Duo (Snapdragon 855)||2,867|
|Galaxy Z Flip (Snapdragon 855 Plus)||2,685|
|Motorola Razr (Snapdragon 710)||1,509|
|Galaxy Fold (Snapdragon 855)||2,663|
|Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max (A13 Bionic)||3,484|
Surface Duo beats other foldable phones
Microsoft’s foldable phone result won’t challenge Apple’s
iPhone 11, where the phone is powered by A13 Bionic and the
multicore score is up to 3,484.
However, the Surface Duo does outperform all other foldable
phones, including the first-gen Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Z Flip, and
the Motorola Razr, which managed to fetch a multicore score of
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