Samsung's highly anticipated flagship killer the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy s8 Plus smartphone is believed to be the first to hit the market running Qualcomm's much-improved Snapdragon 835 SoC. That should give the phone a leg-up on the game out of the gate though as is often the case with Samsung flagships, some local models will instead be powered by Samsung's own Exynos-branded processor.
Exynos 9 Chip Teased Ahead Of Galaxy S8 Launch
The official Twitter account for Samsung's Exynos processor division on Friday posted a tweet. A teaser image of a chipset associated with the tagline said, "Discover cloud 9 with Exynos." The imposed tweet further told Samsung devotees to be ready for #TheNextExynos which is "coming soon." We expect it'll be launch on March 29.
Samsung commonly uses its phones with one of two processors: one supplied by Qualcomm in addition to its own Exynos variant. However, the one you get depends on which country you live in. Exynos models often sell in Asia, for example, while the US usually gets the variation with Qualcomm's chip where Qualcomm's headquarter is in California. Rumors suggestied that Samsung is just teasing an Exynos 9-series chip totally unrelated to the Galaxy S8. It is also reported tha the company is switching the name of the Exynos 8895 to some sort of new 9-series appellation.
The Samsung Galaxy S8: Expected Design, Specs And Features
Samsung Galaxy S8, per speculations, will come with a 4200mAh battery, a whopping 6GB of RAM, an iris scanner, an AI assistant and with a curved QHD or 4K screen design. Samsung may use Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 or the aforementioned above Exynos 9. It will also sport a 30-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization, dual-lens, paired with a 9-megapixel front-facing shooter. Moreover, Samsung Galaxy s8 is said to come with a new version of fast charging or fast wireless charging.