Samsung will soon be unveiling the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ on February 25, one day before the commencement of MWC 2018. Just like every year, the smartphones will arrive in two different processor variants depending on the region. The Galaxy S9 variant that will be available in India will feature Samsung's in-house Exynos 9810 chipset, while the Snapdragon 845-powered variant will launch elsewhere.
With less than two weeks left for the launch, both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S+ have finally appeared on Geekbench benchmarking site. The Samsung Galaxy S9 was benchmarked with the Exynos 9810 chipset, while the Galaxy S9+ visited the site carrying the Snapdragon 845 SoC. Interestingly, the Exynos variant of the Galaxy S9 obtained a higher score than the Snapdragon variant of the Galaxy S9+.
The Galaxy S9 with the model number SM-G960F registered a single-core score of 3648 and a multi-core score of 8894. On the other hand, The Galaxy S9+ with the model number SM-G9650, achieved a single-core score of 2214 and a multi-core score of 8296.
The funny thing is, the Samsung Galaxy S9 has only 4GB of RAM, whereas its larger sibling Galaxy S9+ has 6GB of RAM. So it goes without saying that the Exynos 9810 is a very powerful processor.
The Exynos 9810 is Samsung's latest flagship processor that will make its debut on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. The Galaxy Note 9 flagship will also come equipped with this chipset later this year. Built on 10nm manufacturing process, it offers a maximum clock frequency of 2.9GHz.
Moving on, the Geekbench listing also confirms the amount of RAM that will present on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Further, both the smartphones are listed with Android 8.0 Oreo operating system.
As for the differences between the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, the former is expected to feature a single rear camera whereas the Galaxy S9+ is believed to be equipped with a dual camera setup at the back.
The Galaxy S9 will draw power from a 3000mAh battery, while a 3500mAh battery will juice the bigger variant. Lastly, the Galaxy S9 will feature a 5.8-inch display, and the Galaxy S9+ will boast a 6.2-inch display.