Samsung Galaxy Tab S Review, Top Shelf Android

Performance: CPU and Device

Next, we'll take a look at how the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 compares to other tablets by examining a few benchmarks that are currently available in the Android Marketplace.

CPU testing
Android CPU testing
AnTuTu benchmark – click to enlarge

AnTuTu’s benchmark returns a number of scores. Since there are too many scores to graph, we’re including a look at all the numbers in a table. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 earns good scores in this test, with its best scores earned in the UX Multitask and CPU Int. categories where it earned third and second place compared to the other devices. In the overall score, the Galaxy Tab S came in fifth.

Mobile XPRT Benchmark Tests - Click to enlarge

The MobileXPRT benchmark runs through a variety of tests to evaluate the responsiveness of a device along with its ability to handle many everyday workloads. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 earned second place overall. It especially shined in many of the multimedia-type tests such as Apply Photo Effects and Detect Faces.

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