Qualcomm introduced an expanded partnership with Samsung. In a press launch, the corporate confirmed the unique use of Snapdragon chipset for the Galaxy S23 in 2023. This corroborates with the earlier rumors that the premium smartphone lineup will solely rely on Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.
- Qualcomm and Samsung signed a broader partnership.
- The settlement consists of Snapdragon completely powering the premium Galaxy smartphones.
- Galaxy S23 sequence may very well be launched globally with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.
Followers might bid farewell to Exynos chips, at the least beginning on the flagship Galaxy S23 sequence. Samsung-made SoCs have been going through points akin to overheating and inferior efficiency in comparison with Snapdragon counterparts in current years. The corporate might have acknowledged the difficulty brought on by its foundry, thus, opting completely for Snapdragon chips appears the one viable resolution for now.
The Exynos 2200 variants of Galaxy S22 are at present bought in Europe and elements of Asia whereas most nations obtained the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 fashions. Qualcomm reaffirmed this by stating that Snapdragon made up 75 % of Galaxy S22 gross sales throughout their Q3 earnings report. And though in a roundabout way informed, it’s anticipated that Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 will energy the Galaxy S23 in all areas subsequent yr.
The settlement additionally particulars an prolonged patent license settlement for the present 3G, 4G, and 5G applied sciences in addition to the upcoming 6G till 2030. It should not solely see Galaxy smartphones using Snapdragon processor however different type elements too together with tablets and prolonged actuality headsets. Furthermore, the newest transfer doesn’t imply that premium Galaxy smartphones will make the most of Qualcomm processors all through the interval. Exynos chips are right here to stay on different fashions.
Pundits are claiming that the South Korean large is already assembling a workforce that may foresee the event of a brand new customized chip similar to Apple’s Bionic. Sadly, there isn’t a particular yr on once we ought to see the all-new processor. It might ultimately take a number of Galaxy S iterations earlier than we are able to lastly expertise it on an precise gadget.
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