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Check out the first Samsung Galaxy S9 (Exynos 9810) benchmarks

Samsung announced the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ at MWC 2018 and we are in Barcelona to report on the performance of the new flagships. We got our hands on a Samsung Galaxy S9 with a model number SM-G960F, meaning it comes with an in-house Exynos 9810 chipset. Not all phones will get the Korean processor though – the US and the Chinese markets will receive a version with Snapdragon 845 on board.

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8

Before presenting the benchmark results, first we have to explain the chipset we are dealing with.

The Exynos 9810 is the latest Samsung SoC, built on the 10 nm FinFET wafer. It has octa-core CPU with four 3rd gen Mongoose cores, clocked at 2.8 GHz for performance, while the other four are Cortex-A55 at 1.7 GHz. The GPU onboard is Mali-G72. The chipset supports Cat.18 speeds with maximum download of 1.2 Gbps and 6CA.

On theory, the 9810 supports 4K video at 120 fps, but Samsung decided to disable the feature, otherwise it would give an unfair advantage over the Snapdragon 845 that currently shoots 4K at 60 fps.

Without further ado, we give you the Galaxy S9 benchmarks. The phone expectedly obliterates all the other top Androids currently on the market. We are expecting Sony to unveil tomorrow the Xperia XZ2 with Snapdragon 845, so we can put the two 10 nm chips against each other.

GeekBench 4.1 (multi-core)

Higher is better


Samsung Galaxy S9
8976


Huawei Mate 10 Pro
6783


Samsung Galaxy S8
6656


LG V30
6365


Samsung Galaxy S8+ (SD 835)
6301

GeekBench 4.1 (single-core)

Higher is better


Samsung Galaxy S9
3698


Samsung Galaxy S8
1991


Huawei Mate 10 Pro
1902


LG V30
1901


Samsung Galaxy S8+ (SD 835)
1832

AnTuTu 7

Higher is better


Samsung Galaxy S9
254375


Samsung Galaxy S8
199022


LG V30
182374

GFX 3.1 Car scene (1080p offscreen)

Higher is better


Samsung Galaxy S9
28


Samsung Galaxy S8
25


LG V30
24


Samsung Galaxy S8+ (SD 835)
23


Huawei Mate 10 Pro
22


Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (S820)
18


Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (E8890)
15

GFX 3.1 Car scene (onscreen)

Higher is better


Samsung Galaxy S9
25


Huawei Mate 10 Pro
21


Samsung Galaxy S8
13


LG V30
13


Samsung Galaxy S8+ (SD 835)
12


Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (S820)
10


Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (E8890)
7.8

Basemark ES 3.1 / Metal

Higher is better


Samsung Galaxy S9
1451


Samsung Galaxy S8
1189


Huawei Mate 10 Pro
1183


LG V30
860


Samsung Galaxy S8+ (SD 835)
817


Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (E8890)
733


Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (S820)
624