Skip to main content

The Samsung Galaxy S23 is tipped to go all-in on Snapdragon processors

The expected arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S23 isn't all that far off now – it should be showing up around January time – and the latest prediction from those in the know is that the phone series could use Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipsets exclusively.

That comes from the usually reliable industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who reckons that it's "likely" that the superior performance of the next-gen Snapdragon mobile processor will beat anything that Samsung manages to do with its own Exynos 2300.

When it comes to the Galaxy S phones, Samsung has previously split CPU duties between itself and Qualcomm. In the case of the Samsung Galaxy S22 for example, 70% of the phones had a Qualcomm 8 Gen 1 processor, while 30% carried the Samsung Exynos 2200 – those Exynos handsets were largely sold in Europe.

Chips with everything

Neither the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 nor the Samsung Exynos 2300 are official yet, though the rumors have started. Both these chipsets are going to make use of 4 nanometer architecture technology, like the processors that they're replacing.

However, according to Ming-Chi Kuo, the Samsung CPU can't compete "in all aspects" with the Qualcomm one – and Samsung wouldn't want to put a phone on sale if there was a significant performance or battery life discrepancy, depending on which processor was inside and where in the world it was sold.

This move has been predicted by other sources too, with Samsung apparently working on getting a new and improved CPU ready for 2025, and set to use Qualcomm silicon in the meantime. Nothing is certain yet though – we heard a similar rumor about the Galaxy S22.


Analysis: what we know so far

We're still six months away from seeing the Galaxy S23 – assuming that Samsung launches the phone when we think it will – but there has already been a considerable amount of speculation when it comes to what this 2023 flagship phone might bring with it.

We've heard rumblings that the rear camera module could feature a 200MP main sensor, and become the first Samsung handset to reach that megapixel mark. Apparently the selfie camera on the front is going to get a significant upgrade as well.

That selfie camera won't be embedded in the display though, according to those in the know. We can also look forward to the usual performance increases, and we might even get treated to improved battery life as well – though don't count on it.

Let's hope Samsung is able to make enough units to keep up with demand. Before we see the Galaxy S23 though, we're going to get the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4, due to be unveiled sometime during August.



Source: TechRadar

Popular posts from this blog

Uber Eats exits seven markets, transfers one as part of competitive retooling

Uber Eats is pulling out of a clutch of markets — shuttering its on-demand food offering in the Czech Republic, Egypt, Honduras, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay and Ukraine. It’s also transferring its Uber Eats business operations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Careem, its wholly owned ride-hailing subsidiary that’s mostly focused on the Middle East. “Consumers and restaurants using the Uber Eats app in the UAE will be transitioned to the Careem platform in the coming weeks, after which the Uber Eats app will no longer be available,” it writes in a regulatory filing detailing the operational shifts. “These decisions were made as part of the Company’s ongoing strategy to be in first or second position in all Eats markets by leaning into investment in some countries while exiting others,” the filing adds. An Uber spokesman said the changes are not related to the coronavirus pandemic but rather related to an ongoing “strategy of record” for the company to hold a first or s

Keep your Oculus Quest controllers going strong with these batteries

The Touch Controllers for the Oculus Quest 2 ship with one disposable AA battery each, but once those run out of juice, you should invest in the best Oculus Quest 2 replacement batteries to fill in for them. While the Touch Controllers last much longer than the headset's limited battery, it's still wise to invest in some rechargeable batteries or a stack of disposable batteries to stop your VR sessions from getting disrupted. Here are the batteries and chargers we recommend for your Oculus Touch controllers. Best rechargable batteries + charger Panasonic K-KJ55MCA4BA 3 Hour Quick Charger with 4 AA eneloop Rechargeable Batteries Staff Pick These rechargeable batteries store up to 2,000 mAh of power and can be recharged up to 2,100 times. They can be charged completely from dead or partially charged without damaging the energy storage memory. We recommend buying them with the quick charger accessory, which will get your AAs recharged in no time, but you can also purchas

These Android games support Bluetooth controllers and they're better for it

Gaming is simply better with a controller in your hands. Gaming on Android typically requires you to settle for using touchscreen controls. However, some gracious game developers take the time and effort to add support for Bluetooth gamepads— and we love them for it. Since so few games provide this feature, we've taken the time to test and compiled our list of the best games that let you play with the best Bluetooth controller in your hands. We'd also recommend getting a Style Ring or PopSocket which can help prop your phone up at a good angle for gaming. You might recognize some of these games from the best Android games roundup and for good reason. But you're here for the best games with controller support, after all, so here I present to you the best you can find on the Play Store. The games Call of Duty Mobile GRID Autosport Tesla vs Lovecraft Evoland 2 Horizon Chase World Tour Riptide GP: Renegade Modern Combat 5: Blackout GTA: San Andreas Oceanhor

What ancient advice can teach us about AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere. Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant have become indispensable to millions of users. Tesla Autopilot has the potential to change driving forever. And IBM Watson took a new job providing big data solutions to corporations after its first job was in jeopardy. Those are just the most prominent examples. Helpful applications of AI are being deployed in a broad spectrum of industries, but AI also has the potential to be misused. About the author  Jason Egnal is Chief Marketing Officer at Zenfolio . His background spans a variety of industries, including SaaS, AI, Fintech and Consumer Electronics.  Zenfolio, the website builder and photo sharing site , recently introduced technology that applies AI to assist photographers in selecting the best photos from the thousands of shots typically taken during a photo session. The advanced image recognition technology is tremendously powerful and can make photographers more efficient than they ever d