Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra/Note visits Geekbench with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, which could be called Galaxy S22 Note, was seen on Geekbench last month with the model designation SM-S908B, Exynos 2200 SoC and 8 GB RAM. Now, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-powered variant has also appeared on the benchmark database bearing the model code SM-S908N and SM-S908U. The former is probably a Korean device, and the latter could be an American variant.
The SM-S908N and SM-S908U run Android 12, but the former has 10 GB of RAM on board and the latter has 8 GB. One tipper recently claimed that the Galaxy S22 Ultra will have two RAM options – 12GB and 16GB – so we’ll have to wait for more sources to confirm this bit to be sure.
Compared to the Exynos 2200 variant, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 model performed better in Geekbench 5’s single-core tests, as it scored 1,219 single points, while the Exynos 2200 unit scored 691 points.
However, there is not too much difference in the multi-core performance of the two devices, as the Exynos 2200-powered S22 Ultra had 3,167 points, while the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 variant scored 3,154 points. It is also worth mentioning that we are looking at prototypes, so we reserve our judgment until we test the retail version ourselves.
There is nothing yet from Samsung about the Galaxy S22 series, but rumors claim that the line-up will be unveiled on February 8, 2022 at a Galaxy Unpacked event where sales start 10 days later. However, Samsung will start accepting pre-orders for the S22 series shortly after the event closes.