The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has been spotted on a benchmarking website, giving the smartphone a hint of what to expect from the purported successor to the Galaxy S22 Ultra. The smartphone is said to launch with an unannounced Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and the listing for the handset on the benchmarking site suggests it will be equipped with 8GB of RAM. The listing for the smartphone came a few days after the purported Samsung Galaxy S23 was spotted on the same website.
A listing for Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is spot on the My Smart Price benchmarking Geekbench website. According to the announcement, the smartphone is considered to be the US version of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra. Gadgets 360 verifiable list for handsets with model number SM-S918U.
The Geekbench listing for the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphone purports to reveal that it will be powered by a chipset codenamed “kalama”, which is said to be Qualcomm’s unannounced Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. This chipset was also spotted on the listing for a Galaxy S23 series smartphone that has a different purpose than the SM-S911U model, spot of the Netherlands Galaxy Club published earlier this week.
The listing shows that the handset achieves a single-core score of 1,521 and a multi-core score of 4,689. Performance metrics appear similar to the expected Galaxy S23 listing, scoring 1524 and 4597 in the single-core and multi-core tests, respectively.
However, readers won’t be able to compare benchmarks with previous Galaxy S series phones, as the benchmark site delisting Galaxy S22 phones have performance tuning earlier this year.
Meanwhile, the Geekbench entry lists the Galaxy S23 Ultra with 8GB of RAM and it is shown running on the newly launched Android 13. Samsung recently unveiled the One UI 5 update based on Android 13, and the Galaxy S23 can be expected to ship with the company’s latest Android skin.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra was recently spotted in updated render shared by tipper Steve H McFly (Twitter: @OnLeaks). The new render shows that the smartphone has a thinner metal frame than the current-generation Galaxy S22 Ultra, with slightly more rounded edges.
Another tip, Ice Universe (Twitter: @UniverseIce) later pointed out some points are not correct in the rendering, regarding the thickness of the top and bottom bezels of the smartphone, as well as the convexity of the rear camera sensor. It’s worth noting that Samsung has yet to officially reveal any specifications of the expected Galaxy S23 lineup, including the Galaxy S23 Ultra.