LG G4 Benchmarks Show Snapdragon 808 Chipset

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  1. dgstorm

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    A strange new device just popped up on the GFXBench website for a round of benchmarking. It's supposedly the LG G4 (F500x model), but what makes it odd is that it only has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 chipset powering its core. This is obviously a head-scratching decision if it turns out this is the final retail version of the LG G4 flagship.

    Perhaps LG wanted to avoid any potential over-heating issues with this device, which is why they opted for the toned-down hexa-core Qualcomm chip instead of the octa-core Snapdragon 810. Based upon LG's assertion that the G4 will not be their top-end device this year, it could also have something to do with that. Maybe LG is planning to surprise the world with an all new tier of flagship beyond their G Line.

    At any rate, here are the rest of the specs which showed up in the benchmark:
    • 5.5-inch Display (2560 x 1440) -534 pixels per inch
    • Snapdragon 808 64-bit, hexa-core (4+2) processor here - four ARM Cortex-A53 and two ARM Cortex-A57 Adreno 418 GPU
    • 3GB of RAM
    • 32GB of internal storage
    • 16-megapixel main camera - 4K UHD video capture
    • 8-megapixel selfie front camera
    What do you think of this news if it turns out true? A bit of a backwards step for LG?

    Here's our dedicated LG G4 section for more discussion: LG G4 Android Forum at DroidForums.net

    Source: PhoneArena
     
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    Interesting! Could this be a result of "heat gate" and the overheating issues experienced with a previous 810 chip?

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    I have been so impressed with the G2 and G3 - am having high hopes for the G4...

    The G3 remains on of my top devices to date :)...
     
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    We have a G3 in the family and it is very nice. There were a couple of oddities about, but I was super impressed with the overall size they squeezed that screen into. Didn't LG go on record saying that that had fixed the 810 heat issue for the G4?
     
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    They said that in reference to the G Flex 2. They never revealed what was in the G4. It looks like they might have needed to adjust their strategy.
     
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    Why get this phone when the LG G5 will be out next year? :p

    But um...this phone still looks BEAST.
     
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    If the software/hardware combination can work efficiently enough and give the user an experience that's as good or better, does it really matter if its 808 or 810?
     
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    I don't know what chip is in my G2 but it's snappier than my Note4. Not that the Note4 isn't super duper fast but the G2 with animations off is pulentee fast.
     
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    The S800 is in the G2. And I agree. If the rumor of them reworking the user experience to provide and more fluid interface is true, it shouldn't matter too much which they use.

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    Is the 808 64-bit?
     
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    Yep...808 is 64-bit, still big.LITTLE configuration, except 2 large cores do the work and then switch to the 4 small cores in standby.
     
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    LG G4 is here.. this is definitely a beast though its kind of heavy