22 March 2018
UPDATE (February 20th, 2018):
This time, the bigger sibling Galaxy S9+ has been spotted on Geekbench benchmarking website. It also happens to be Exynos 9810 powered variant with model number SM-G965F. It is listed with 6GB of RAM and running Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. It ended up scoring 3773 and 9024 on single-core and multi-core tests respectively. You can check out the benchmark listing screenshot below but as for the official launch, you will have to wait for a few more days.
Original (February 13th, 2018):
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 has now been spotted on Geekbench benchmark website. It is the Exynos-powered variant of the flagship which is powered by Exynos 9810 to be specific. The listing reveals that the tested unit was powered by 4GB of RAM and running Android 8.0 Oreo.
As for scores, the Galaxy S9 bearing the model number SM-G960F managed to score 3648 and 8894 in single and multi-core tests respectively. The chipset in question here has been listed as universal9810 which happens to be an octa-core processor. The clock speed of the processor is 1.79GHz but it is likely to be of power efficiency cores.
Samsung next-gen flagships Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus will be made official around MWC 2018 in Barcelona later this month. It will be featuring top-of-the-line specifications and features without any doubt. There will also be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 powered variant which will be limited to a few markets including the United States. The major difference between the two smartphones would be in terms of display and camera setup. The Plus variant will get a larger display and dual cameras on the back.
A recent leak suggested that Samsung has plans for releasing Galaxy S9 in four colors Midnight Black, Titanium Grey, Coral Blue, and Lilac Purple.