Samsung consumers are now looking forward to the next year’s Galaxy S series smartphones as the Galaxy Note lineup is suspended for this year. Well, there’s big news for smartphone camera lovers coming from a Twitter post of well-known tipster IceUniverse.
According to Ice’s cryptic Tweet, the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+ will feature Samsung ISOCELL GN5 image sensors. Other than figures, the tipster didn’t mention other information, while it could be the company’s choice for the vanilla and Plus variant’s primary camera.
S22、S22+ Camera ： GN5
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) September 15, 2021
Samsung ISOCELL GN5
According to the manufacturer, the ISOCELL GN5 is the world’s first 1.0μm image sensor to combine Dual Pixel Pro, an all-directional autofocusing technology, that can substantially boost autofocusing capabilities.
It’s worth mentiong that the 50MP GN5 image sensor also uses Samsung’s exclusive pixel technology, which applies Front Deep Trench Isolation (FDTI) on a Dual Pixel product for the first time in the industry.
Galaxy S22+ with Exynos 2200 benchmarked
Just recently, one of the upcoming Galaxy S22 series, the Galaxy S22+ benchmarked on Geekbench with model number SM-S906B. The device was equipped with an S5E9925 (Exynos 2200) chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM.
Geekbench database revealed that the Galaxy S22+ scored 1073 points in the single-core CPU test and 3,389 points in the multi-core CPU test. Well, the Exynos 2200 with AMD GPU seems to be under development so that the final results will be even better.
Stay tuned for further development on the matter.
Google confirms Galaxy S23 FE coming in two SoC variants
Google Play Console database confirmed that Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE will be available in two SoC variants. The company is about to introduce a handful of new Fan Edition products including a smartphone, two tablets, and a pair of wireless earbuds.
In a recent development, Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE surfaced on the Google Play Console database, which not only confirmed that two SoC variants are coming but an image of the phone also got shared. The device will have Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chips, based on market/region.
In addition, the S23 Fan Edition will bring 8GB of RAM, well, at least one of its variants will. It’s easily possible this will be the only RAM variant, though. Android 13 is also confirmed, while One UI 5.1 will be included on top of it as well as eligibility of 4 OS plus 5 years of security updates.
Here’s when Samsung Galaxy Z Fold rival by OnePlus going official!
OnePlus will launch its first foldable smartphone – the OnePlus Open on October 19. A reliable source revealed the launch date, following OnePlus’ announcement about the “soon” arrival of its first foldable handset.
The upcoming OnePlus Open reportedly features a form factor of OPPO Find N2. After Google’s Pixel Fold, the OnePlus Open will compete with Samsung, which has dominated the international foldable market.
Notably, the Chinese phone maker kicked out China’s BOE in favor of Samsung Display. This decision led the vendor delay the unveiling of the foldable phone as major change in its OLED panel supply chain.
OnePlus today announced that #OnePlusOpen is launching “soon”
Now let me tell you what soon means: The very first foldable smartphone from @OnePlus is launching October 19th! 🗓️
I’m truly excited about this device!
— Max Jambor (@MaxJmb) September 20, 2023
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 on Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus gains sequential improvement
Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S24 Plus featuring the unreleased Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy processor visited Geekbench. Following its first appearance on the benchmark platform in late July, the Galaxy S24 Plus scored slightly better points in the fresh test.
According to the input, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy, powering the Galaxy S24 Plus, scored 2240 points and 6743 points in Geekbench 6’s single-core and multi-core tests. For reference, the device reached up to 2242/6730 and 2233/6661 as of July 2023.
The South Korean tech giant will also introduce the Exynos 2400-powered Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24 Plus. These variants will be available in certain markets including Europe, with the Galaxy S24 Ultra only equipped with the Snapdragon chipset.