The upcoming Galaxy S24 Ultra smartphone from Samsung is expected to exclusively use the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor worldwide. Although the chipset has yet to be officially unveiled, leaked benchmarks from Geekbench provide a glimpse into its performance in CPU-bound tasks. The USA variant of the Galaxy S24 Ultra was recently spotted in Geekbench’s database, revealing some promising results.
According to the benchmarks, the Galaxy S24 Ultra with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor (codenamed Pineapple) scored 2,234 points in the single-core CPU performance test and 6,807 points in the multi-core CPU performance test. This is a significant improvement over the previous Galaxy S23 Ultra, which is equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 For Galaxy processor and scores 1,895 points in the single-core test and 5,062 points in the multi-core test.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor for the Galaxy S24 Ultra will be officially announced later this month at the Snapdragon Summit 2023 event. It is expected to bring notable advancements in overall performance, including a reported 34% increase compared to its predecessor.
The leaked benchmark entry also revealed that the Galaxy S24 Ultra will come with 8GB of RAM and will run on Android 14 out of the box. In terms of its CPU configuration, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 appears to feature one Cortex-X4 CPU core clocked at 3.3GHz, three Cortex-A720 CPU cores clocked at 3.15GHz, two Cortex-A720 CPU cores clocked at 2.96GHz, and two Cortex-A520 CPU cores clocked at 2.27GHz. Additionally, rumors suggest that the new chipset will offer a 40% improvement in GPU performance compared to its predecessor.
While the Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24+ are rumored to be available with both Exynos 2400 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 For Galaxy versions, depending on the market, it seems that the Galaxy S24 Ultra will use the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 For Galaxy processor universally. The Galaxy S24 Ultra is expected to feature a titanium frame and significant camera upgrades, including a 200MP primary rear camera and a 50MP telephoto camera capable of 5x optical zoom.
In conclusion, the leaked benchmarks and information surrounding the Galaxy S24 Ultra’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor suggest a significant performance boost over its predecessor. Samsung enthusiasts and smartphone enthusiasts, in general, can anticipate powerful functionality and improved camera capabilities when the device is officially released.