Where there is a new Galaxy S phone, a new Galaxy Note is soon to appear – it hasn’t done it officially, but its footprints were found in AnTuTu benchmarks. The Samsung Galaxy Note III is listed as N7200 (the Note II is N7100) and appears in several different results.
The one that’s most likely to be the real deal is the one on top (GT-N7200), which ran Android 4.3 on a CPU clocked at 1.6GHz. That’s coincidentally the same clockspeed as the Exynos 5 Octa found in the I9500 Galaxy S4 phone.
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The Samsung Galaxy Note III scored lower than the Galaxy S4 in AnTuTu, but then it’s not clear how close the software is to being finished (if it really uses a new Android version, probably not very close). Also, Notes typically have overclocked chipsets compared to their Galaxy S counterparts, so we expect the finished product to be clocked higher than 1.6GHz.
The other unannounced device that was dug up in AnTuTu’s logs is the Xiaomi Mi-3. It supposedly runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset with the four Krait 400 CPU cores clocked at 2.1GHz.
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That, combined with the new Adreno 330 GPU earned a massive 80,000 points (the Mi-2 scores around 21 thousand), which sounds implausibly high.
Anyway, the benchmark puts the screen resolution at 1080p, an expected upgrade over the 720p of the previous generation. The screen size is expected to jump from 4.3″ to 5″ to justify the added resolution and keep up to speed with current Android flagships.