Exynos 5 Octa chip has 4-core Cortex-A15 powerful processor clocked at 1.2Ghz. This CPU has immense raw power that can drive unparalleled computation power. To give you rough idea, Exynos 5 Dual (dual core) was the chip behind Nexus 10’s powerful and smooth experience. The same chip is now quad-core and put inside a smartphone.
The accompanying GPU also is worthy of praise. It has PowerVGX 544MP3, that is more powerful than iPad 4’s 543MP3. This GPU has enough power to play 4k video at 30FPS, similar to Tegra 4 GPU.
Galaxy S4 Benchmark
At the time of writing, Galaxy S4 leads the Android herd with performance no smartphone in 2013 can match. Here are some of the Benchmark scores of Galaxy SIV:
S4 Quadrant Benchmark
GT-I9500 aka Galaxy s4 scores 12,726 on Quadrant. This score is way better than Galaxy s3, Note II, HTC One, Sony XPERIA Z. HTC One scores 10,000 on Quadrant, and XPERIA Z around 8500.
All these scores are on a Stock ROM running Android 4.2.2
S4 AnTuTu Benchmark
Exynos 5 Octa-laden Galaxy S4 gave immense 27,417 points – about 10% more than the highest score so far, achieved by the stock Snapdragon 600 of Samsung galaxy s4’s US variant.
HTC One and other phones featuring Snapdragon 600 score around 22,000.