We’re not expecting to get the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 before August, but it seems that the phone might already have been benchmarked and it’s come out with predictably high scores, but not quite the best ones.
The benchmark lists a single-core score of 2,190 and a multi-core result of 8,806, which unsurprisingly tops the scores of the Galaxy Note 8, but it scores lower than the iPhone X and in single-core results it also scores slightly lower than the Samsung Galaxy S9.
Time to improve
That’s not too much cause for concern though, since this is a very early benchmark and the phone will likely be better optimized before launch, leading to improved results.
It’s worth noting also that this is the Snapdragon 845 version of the Galaxy Note 9, but there will probably also be an Exynos 9810 version launched outside the US which may well be faster.
Other than those scores and the chipset, this benchmark also reveals that the Galaxy Note 9 will probably have 6GB of RAM and run Android 8.1 – though the software may change before launch.
Overall the specs sound very similar to those of the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, but that’s not surprising, as the Note 9 will probably mostly stand out through a larger screen, a stylus and perhaps an in-screen fingerprint scanner.
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