Discussion of the Galaxy S22 series has started among Samsung fans as the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Flip 3 are now official and there’s no new Galaxy Note this year. Still, we are months away from the launch of the next-generation Galaxy S series, rumors mill has started to spin around.
According to the latest evidence, the upcoming Galaxy S22+ has been spotted on the Geekbench database with model number SM-S906B, which was equipped with an S5E9925 (Exynos 2200) chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM. As per the listing, the device secured 1073 points in the single-core CPU test and 3,389 points in the multi-core CPU test.
However, it’s too early to say anything about the performance of the Galaxy S22 series phones with Exynos 2200 processor as their development is in the very initial stage. Therefore, the final results will surely impress you as the next Exynos SoC will be featuring GPU from AMD.
Aside from this, it looks like Samsung’s upcoming Exynos 2200 processor could feature an octa-core CPU with one prime CPU core clocked at 2.59GHz, three high-performance CPU cores clocked at 2.5GHz, and four power-efficient CPU cores clocked at 1.73GHz.
On the other hand, it’s almost confirmed that the Exynos 2200 will use ARM‘s latest Cortex-X2 CPU, Cortex-A710, and Cortex-A510 CPU cores based on the ARM v9 architecture. Meanwhile, the Geekbench document shows ARM v8 CPU cores instead of ARM v9.
Furthermore, the upcoming Exynos 2200 could also feature an AMD RDNA2-based Mobile Radeon GPU and an integrated 5G modem. Alongside this, the AMD GPU of the Exynos chip has several features like ray-tracing and variable rate shading.
Apple to reduce iPhone 15 ‘hotness’ w/ new iOS 17 update
Apple’s newly released iPhone 15 Pro models evolved controversial over the heating problems. Various users complain that their device gets warm even without heavy usage. Well, Apple has finally decided to acknowledge overheating issues with the iPhone 15 Pro.
The iPhone maker issued a statement via Forbes, as to how it plans to address the problems. Apple has finally acknowledged that the iPhone 15 Pro series is having overheating problems. The company will release a new iOS 17 update for the devices soon.
Apple said the following: “We have identified a few conditions which can cause iPhone to run warmer than expected. The device may feel warmer during the first few days after setting up or restoring the device because of increased background activity”.
Apple’s statement notes that recent updates to some third-party apps on iOS 17, like Instagram, Asphalt 9, and Uber, overload the A17 Pro chip’s CPU, causing the iPhone to get warmer than normal. The optimization work is underway along with implementing necessary fixes to completely address the problem.
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Samsung’s Galaxy S24 Ultra with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 will be the next king of gaming
Samsung is returning the Exynos chip, while the next Galaxy S Ultra will solely use the Snapdragon chipset. Equipped with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, the Galaxy S23 Ultra already surpasses the iPhone 15 Pro Max in graphics tests, the Galaxy S24 Ultra will be the next gaming king.
In a recent GPU compute test on Geekbench 6, Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 scored over 15,000 points, 60% higher than the GPU score (9,000 points) of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. Since the Galaxy S24 Ultra will boast the 8 Gen 3’s “for Galaxy” variant, the GPU performance will likely be even better.
The time for Snapdragon has returned.
The GPU score for 8 Gen 3+ has been leaked.
8G3+ 15K. pic.twitter.com/PdR8S6RzWA
— Revegnus (@Tech_Reve) September 25, 2023
Previous reports revealed that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 brings one ARM Cortex-X4 CPU core, five ARM Cortex-A720 CPU cores, and two Cortex-A520 CPU cores. In particular, it packs the Adreno 750 GPU with hardware ray-tracing acceleration, offering 50% better graphics than its predecessor.
Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE with Exynos 2200 launching on October 4
Samsung is ready to return the Exynos chip with its next Fan Edition smartphone. The Galaxy S23 FE will come with Exynos 2200 processor and is set to officially debut on October 4. The aggressive pricing strategy of this device will help Samsung boost sales in key markets like India.
Earlier, tipster @stufflistings made an X post, revealing that the upcoming Galaxy S23 FE uses Exynos 2200 chip in India. In other markets like the United States, the device will get Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 AP, the same as the Galaxy S22 flagships.
Apart from the S23 FE, the South Korean tech giant will also unveil the Galaxy Tab S9 FE and Tab S9+ FE tablets alongside the Galaxy Buds FE on the same day. It’s worth mentioning that Google will also hold its made by Google event to introduce the Pixel 8 series.
[Exclusive] Here’s a real-life image of the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE.
Plus, here's the Geekbench score comparison between the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE (right) with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (left).
Furthermore, I can confirm that the Exynos 2200 variant of the Galaxy S23 FE will launch in… pic.twitter.com/5872oKbh6Q
— Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) September 30, 2023