Samsung isn’t killing the Exynos while collaborating with Qualcomm to ship the Galaxy S23 series with Snapdragon chipsets worldwide, yet, in Europe too! As it’s the first time when the former OEM decided to exclusively use Snapdragon chipsets for the Samsung S series, Qualcomm is seriously working on the 8 Gen 2.
Going ahead with the information dug by tipster IceUniverse, the US chipmaker is seriously working on the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 system-on-chip. Seems like, Qualcomm is making sure 8 Gen 2 must be a very impressive yet power-efficient chip, to impress Samsung as well.
The latest news I've got is that Qualcomm is seriously working on the Snapdragon 8Gen2, it must be a very impressive chip with great power efficiency, and all Android manufacturers are actively Prepare for it, and there is even a possibility of a new phone being launched in Nov
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) July 30, 2022
It means, that all the 2023 Android phones will offer amazing performance, all thanks to Qualcomm’s 8 Gen 2 chipset. Meanwhile, the first ever phone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is likely to hit the shelves this November, possibly from Xiaomi.
Last year, Samsung manufactured the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor for Qualcomm, but due to performance and heating issues, the OEM switched to TSMC for the 8 Plus Gen 1 variant. It’s reported that, the company is considering getting the upcoming chip manufactured by Taiwanese TSMC, instead of Samsung.
Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1
Back in May, Qualcomm introduced Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, which brings a super-core Cortex-X2, large-core A710, and the small-core A510. Compared to the standard 8 Gen 1, this new chipset delivers about 10% increased performance.
In addition to essential specs, the 8 Plus Gen 1 chipset brings Qualcomm aptX Lossless audio technology, 5G downlink rate up to 10Gbps, up to 200MP camera sensor support, as well as Android Ready SE certification as well as 8K HDR video and 64MP photos support.
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Samsung Galaxy A35 5G to get upgraded camera, a 50-megapixel sensor
Samsung is bringing a meaningful camera upgrade to the upcoming Galaxy A35 5G. A new report reveals that the company’s new mid-range smartphone will have a 50-megapixel primary camera. Earlier mid-range Galaxy phones use 48 or 64-megapixel sensors.
Last year, Samsung’s Galaxy A54 5G switched to a 50-megapixel camera, ditching the conventional sensor. However, the Galaxy A35 5G appears to be sharing the same 50-megapixel primary camera as its elder sibling, the Galaxy A55 5G.
In particular, the South Korean tech giant may release these new mid-range phones in March 2024. The company is preparing to first unveil the Galaxy S24 series in January, a month earlier than its predecessor to to counter the Apple iPhone 15.
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max: So Hot It’s On Fire! Literally.
Apple’s new iPhone 15 Pro is a hot topic, why not it should be, it’s so hot (even on fire!). Following the release, some iPhone 15 Pro Max users complained about the overheating issues. Their device gets warm, even with no longer use cases or gaming, rendering them in big trouble.
Initial purchasers of the iPhone 15 Pro Max complain that their phone gets too hot within minutes. The phone’s temperature reaches a level where the iOS stops charging (if connected) until it decreases. Some report that the titanium body appears horribly hot, which is disappointing.
A user managed to check the temperature of the iPhone 15 Pro Max, which registered over 100-degree Fahrenheit. The model is getting warm even without using it as well as sometimes minutes after connecting the USB C-Type charging cable.
Notably, Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro Max is equipped with A17 Pro chipset. This processor is manufactured by Taiwan’s TSMC on the cutting-edge 3nm process technology. Apple recommends users not charge their iPhone with Android’s USB C cable, while the overheating reports continue to emerge.
It was over 100° Farenheit but I wasn't actually using the phone at all pic.twitter.com/iq4bWRAwqE
— Ale𝕏 Gear & Tech (@AlexGTech1) September 25, 2023
Rumor Mill Buzzing: Samsung Galaxy S24 Series May Hit Shelves in January 2024
Samsung launched the Galaxy S23 series in February, while the Galaxy S24 series is reportedly coming earlier. Recently, Korean media reported that the parts production for Samsung’s Galaxy S24 smartphones could begin in mid-October.
According to a reliable source, Samsung may launch the Galaxy S24 series in January 2024. The tipster claims the devices may be unveiled around January 18, but it’s not confirmed. Notably, Korean media reports that the S24 series will go official a month earlier than this year.
The South Korean tech giant believes that the early debut of its next-gen Galaxy S flagships will help counter the success of the iPhone 15 series. Following the release, Apple is securing outstanding consumer response towards its iPhone 15 series internationally.
Next year’s Galaxy S flagship lineup will present three models – S24, S24 Plus and S24 Ultra. Samsung appears to be bringing back the in-house Exynos 2400 chipset, but the Ultra will solely use Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy, manufactured by TSMC.
S24 to launch on January 18? pic.twitter.com/J1fXbMo1oR
— Revegnus (@Tech_Reve) September 26, 2023