Samsung Galaxy A5 with Snapdragon 660 appears on Geekbench [Updated]

21 August 2017

Update: Meanwhile, the 2016 edition of the phone has started getting the August security patch. The update arrives as firmware version A510FXXU4CQH2, and weighs in at around 215MB. It also includes some other minor changes.

Original story follows:

Geekbench is a gold mine for leaks. The latest dig is a Samsung phone with a model number SM-A5300 that appeared on the benchmark website. The phone has Snapdragon 660 chipset and 6 GB RAM.

The listing reveals a single core score of 1591 and the multi-core result is 5706. The phone should arrive with Android 7.1.1, which would come as an update from the Galaxy A5 (2017) that shipped with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

According to sources, the SM-A5300 might be the next iteration of Galaxy A5. It could be named Galaxy A5 (2018) since the 2016 edition had A510x model number and this year’s version sports A520x moniker.

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