Galaxy S9+ spotted on Geekbench with Snapdragon 845

Samsung Galaxy S9+ has been spotted in the database of Geekbench. The listing in the Geekbench revels that the handset is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core processor. However, Samsung releases two processor variants i.e Galaxy S and Note-series phones. One has the latest flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor and the other has its own flagship Exynos processor.


The specification of Galaxy S9+(SM-G965U1) will include 6GB of RAM with Android 8.0 Oreo Operating system. The Geekbench listing doesn’t include any other specification, but the benchmark scores show that the handset comes with a  Snapdragon 845. It is very powerful processor and it will tops everything from existing Android devices. Galaxy S9+ performance doesn’t match up with Apple A11 Bionic, whose Geekbench scores are over 50% more than those of the Snapdragon 845.

Galaxy 9+ will come in two models with different amount of RAM. The smaller variant of the phone comes with 4GB of RAM while the larger variant comes with 6GB of RAM. The phones are expected to have smaller top and lower bezels and also has fingerprint scanner which is set just below the camera.

According to rumors and leaks, they were suggesting that the Galaxy S9+ will sport a 6.2-inch curved-edge Super AMOLED Infinity display. It packs a dual rear camera setup with a fingerprint sensor. Samsung Galaxy S9+ and Galaxy 9 are likely to be announced at the Mobile World Congress in in February next year. Availability of both the handset is expected in March. Both of these handsets will get a major upgrade over the S8 and S8+.

In addition, Samsung has already started announcing its 2018 line-up of the smartphones. The company unveiled the new Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) phones which are going to be a part of the mid-range segment. The A8 has Infinity display with dual front camera setup. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat. Both smartphones will be available in January 2018. The price will be 499 euros, at this moment there are no words for pricing in India.