Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra visits Geekbench with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 at the helm

Old design, new SoC.

  • Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra spotted on Geekbench with SM-S918U model number. 
  • It packs 8GB RAM, Android 13 OS, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. 
  • Samsung could host a February 2023 Unpacked event to launch the forthcoming Galaxy S23 family.

Every year, Samsung hosts its Galaxy Unpacked event to introduce its latest flagship Galaxy S-series. The forthcoming Galaxy S23 family’s launch could be right around the corner, with rumour mill suggesting February 2023 Unpacked event. While we wait for that, Samsung’s highest-end non-foldable phone for next year has visited Geekbench and revealed its chipset details and how powerful it is through benchmark tests.

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Interestingly, Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra’s youngest sibling, the vanilla S23, stopped by Geekbench a few days ago and did exactly what the S23 Ultra did now: reveal crucial specifications and benchmark results. It should not be a surprise if the missing member of the gang, the S23+, shows up on Geekbench in the coming days. But for now, let’s look at the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra’s Geekbench listing.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra: specifications, Geekbench score

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra

Folks at MySmartPrice unearthed the Geekbench listing of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra with the model number SM-S918U. They also suggest that the device in the leak is a US-specific variant.

There’s a Kalama codenamed SoC at the helm of the S23 Ultra, likely Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. It has a peak clock speed of 3.36GHz. An Adreno 740 GPU will take care of the graphical needs of the S23 Ultra. The device listed on Geekbench has 8GB RAM and runs on Android 13 OS.

With the aforementioned arsenal at its disposal, the S23 Ultra secured 1521 points in the single-core test and 4689 points in the multi-core test.

Previous leaks have revealed that the Samsung S23 Ultra will pack a triple rear camera setup and looks identical to its predecessor, the S22 Ultra. We expect to know more about its as it breaks cover via leak leaking towards the official launch.

Key Specs

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 | 12 GBProcessor
6.8 inches (17.27 cm) Display
200 MP + 12 MP + 10 MP + 10 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G Price, Launch Date
Expected Price:Rs. 69,390
Release Date:09-Feb-2023 (Expected)
Variant:12 GB RAM / 256 GB internal storage
Phone Status:Rumoured