The Snapdragon variant of Galaxy S22+ has a higher single-core score than its Exynos edition
Samsung is expected to unveil the Galaxy S22 flagship series at the Galaxy Unpacked event on February 8, 2022. We are a couple of months away from the launch. However, past leaks have spilled many details about the Galaxy S22 trio. Samsung usually releases its flagship with two different SoCs – Exynos and Snapdragon – depending on the markets. The Exynos variant of Galaxy S22+ was recently spotted on Geekbench, and now the Snapdragon variant has appeared on the benchmarking site.
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The Galaxy S22+ has been spotted on Geekbench with model number SM-S906U. The model number indicates that it will be heading to the US market. According to the Geekbench listing, the device Qualcomm ‘Taro’, which will reportedly arrive as the Snapdragon 898 SoC. The device has scored 1,163 points and 2,728 points in the single-core and multi-core tests on Geekbench v5.
In comparison, the Exynos variant was popped up on the benchmarking site with 1,073 and 3,389 points in single and multi-core tests. The single-core is higher in the Qualcomm variant, while the Exynos variant is ahead in the multi-core test. The device will boot Android 12 OS with a layer of One UI 4 skin at the top. Galaxy S22+ is listed on Geekbench with 8GB RAM. However, it will also come in a 12GB RAM variant.
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According to recent leaks, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 chipset has one Cortex-X2 prime core clocked at 3.0 GHz, three Cortex-A710 mid-cores clocked at 2.5 GHz, and four Cortex-A510 cores clocked at 1.79 GHz. Samsung usually brings the latest Galaxy S-series with Qualcomm chip in the US, while some other markets including India get the Exynos SoC. However, this time, things are likely to take a turn, as Samsung will reportedly bring the Snapdragon-powered Galaxy S22 series in India.