A Geekbench listing of Sony H8526 has been spotted by a Reddit user. The screenshot of the listing is now available on a Japanese tech site. What’s interesting about the listing is that the Sony H8526 has been spotted with the unannounced Snapdragon 855 SoC.
The Geekbench listing of H8526 has revealed that the handset has scored 3,033 points in the single-core test. Also, it has recorded an extraordinary score of 10,992 in the multi-core test. The H8526 has achieved such marvelous scores thanks to Snapdragon 855 and 8 GB of RAM. In fact, Sony H8526 seems to be the first phone from the company to feature 8 GB of RAM. The handset is preloaded with Android 9.0 P.
Rumors have revealed that the Snapdragon 845 is a 7nm chipset that is expected to arrive with Snapdragon X50 LTE modem for 5G connectivity. A recent report has revealed that TSMC will be starting with the mass production of 7nm SD855 SoC.
The Sony Xperia XZ2 series have model numbers from H81XX to H83XX. The recent leaks have revealed that the upcoming Xperia XZ3 has a model number of H84XX. The Sony H8256 handset features all the specs that are suitable for a 2019 Sony flagship. On the contrary, the presence of “H” at its beginning suggests that it could be a 2018 smartphone. Also, the Geekbench listing is not available on the benchmarking site. Hence, it seems that the listing could be fake. So, readers are advised to digest this report with a grain of salt.
Recent reports have revealed that Sony may debut the Xperia XZ3 smartphone at the upcoming IFA 2018. The handset is expected to borrow dual cameras and front camera from the Xperia XZ2 Premium that was made available in April. There is a possibility that the Xperia XZ3 Compact also arrive with the XZ3. It is also speculated that another premium smartphone named as Xperia XZ3 Pro or XZ3 Premium may debut before the end of this year.