Do Samsung Galaxy S5 benchmark leaks confirm tech specs, Android 4.4 KitKat?

As the hype machine fires up for Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, a series of benchmark screenshots claiming to be from said phone appear to confirm multiple rumours.

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Samsung is supposedly mere weeks away from announcing the Galaxy S5 at MWC, and benchmarks seem to confirm that we're not far away from seeing exactly what has been speculated upon recently.

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The leaks come in the form of screenshots from the AnTuTu benchmarking tool (see image, top), and while that does very little to tell us how well the phone will perform in real world scenarios — especially given Samsung's history of intentionally rigging the game – it seems to have all the right parts to make for an impressive handheld.

The benchmark screenshots confirm a Snapdragon 800 processor with 2GB of RAM and a 16-megapixel rear camera, which all line up well with the rumours that have been circling about the phone.

Conversely, after hearing that there the Galaxy S5 might feature a much higher resolution display, the 1080p screen indicated may not sound like much of an improvement - AnTuTu sees all 1080p displays as 480 PPI, meaning the S5 could have a pixel density that is roughly the same as the Nexus 5.

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It's worth pointing out that these benchmarks are actually from December, and so are almost certainly not from a final build of the Galaxy S5 software. Take the performance results you see here with a grain of salt, because they could certainly end up being higher by the time the phone launches.