Leaks and rumors have been doing the rounds more often ever since Samsung made its 2018 flagship devices’ launch date official. Thanks to the leaks so far, due to which we already know that Samsung will debut the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ on February 25 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) held in Barcelona, Spain.
Last year, the South Korean giant, Samsung already launched two variants each for its 2017 flagships, on the hardware front. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ received the Exynos and Snapdragon chipset variants in the year 2017. Nothing unlike last year, both the forthcoming flagships will arrive in Exynos as well as Snapdragon SoC variants. The Exynos 9810 chipset that has been driven Galaxy S9 has appeared on the Geekbench listing today. And much to the knowledge of fans, the same device has outperformed the Snapdragon 845 powered Galaxy S9 on benchmarking.
Reports already have come to the forth with the model numbers of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ which were revealed in last month through via the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) listing in the United States. Both the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ came with the model numbers SM-G960 and SM-G965 respectively. The SM-G960F which has now been spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking platform is the Galaxy S9’s single-SIM edition and this is expected to head to Europe. According to the report, the model numbered device is fueled by an octa-core processor clocked at 1.79 GHz and it is the newly introduced Exynos 9810 chipset. Furthermore, on the single-core testing, the Galaxy S9 powered by Exynos 9810 chipset has secured 3648 points. And it has recorded a score of 8894 when concerning the multi-core test ing. The Galaxy S9 is expected to run the Android 8.0 while the SoC would be coupled with 4GB of RAM.
The SM-G9650 Samsung Galaxy S9+, on the other hand, is powered by Snapdragon 845 and coupled with 6 GB of RAM. It has secured 2214 points on single-core and 8296 points on the multi-core tests in the Geekbench site. The Galaxy S9+ is also expected to run the Android 8.0. But although the smartphone comes with a whopping 6 GB of RAM, Galaxy S9’s Snapdragon 845 variant has failed to outperform the Galaxy S9’s Exynos 9810 which is coupled with 4 GB of RAM.
To go into the depths of these processors, while the Exynos 9810 is the second-generation 10nm chipset from the South Korean giant itself, the Snapdragon 845 happens to be the second-generation 10nmm chipset from Qualcomm. The Exynos 9810 includes four cores of Exynos M3 which clocks at 2.9 GHz as well as four cores of Exynos M3 which works at 1.3 GHz. The chipset comes with ARM Mali G72 MP 18 graphics and also includes Cat. 18 LTE modem that is capable of supporting 1.2 Gbps download speed. While on the contrary, the Snapdragon 845 is of eight cores of Kryo 385 which clocks at 2.8 GHz. featuring Adreno 630 graphics as well as Snapdragon X120 LTE modem, the SoC can produce maximum download speeds of about 1.2 Gbps. While the reports suggest the Samsung Galaxy S9 Exynos 9810 variant is better, we need to keep an eye on every possible news which will surface in the coming days (or even hours).