Samsung's newly launched Galaxy S4 smartphone has been crowned the world's fastest smartphone till date.
Primate Labs, makers of GeekBench which performed a test on Galaxy S4's performance, has named the successor of Galaxy S3 as the fastest smartphone, giving it a high score of 3163 in the GeekBench test.
The next smartphone which gave closest competition to Galaxy S4 was HTC One with a score of 2687, followed by Nexus 4 with 1596.
Galaxy S4 made its debut at New York's Radio City Music Hall last week. Announcing the launch of Samsung's latest offering, JK Shin, president and head of IT & Mobile Communications, Samsung, said "With the Galaxy S4, Samsung is again going to enhance the way we live."
On the specifications front, the phone sports a 4.99-inch 1920x1080 pixel Super AMOLED display with 441 ppi. It comes in two variants - one with an octa-core processor clocked to 1.6GHz and the other with a 1.9GHz quad-core chip.
The device runs on Android v4.2.2 OS Jelly Bean and supports Wi-Fi, NFC, Dual-video camera function, IR LED,GPS /GLONASS and Bluetooth v4.0.
Among its new features are Smart Scroll, Smart Pause, Samsung WatchON and S Voice Drive. Galaxy S4 houses a 13.0-megapixel primary camera and a 2.0-megapixel pixel front-facing camera. It comes in three storage options - 16GB, 32GB and 64GB.