Exynos no longer: the Galaxy S23 will only rely on a Snapdragon chipset

Exynos no longer: the Galaxy S23 will only rely on a Snapdragon chipset ...

Qualcomm has announced an expanded partnership with Samsung. In a press release, the company disclosed the exclusive use of the Snapdragon chipset for the Galaxy S23 in 2023. This confirms previous reports that the premium smartphone lineup will solely depend on Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.


Fans may wish farewell to Exynos chips, at least starting with the flagship Galaxy S23 series in recent years. Samsung-madeSoCs have faced problems such as overheating and inferior performance compared to Snapdragoncounterparts, thus, opting entirely for Snapdragon chips seems to be the only viable solution for now.

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Qualcomm stated that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 versions of the Galaxy S22 made up 75 percent of Galaxy S22 sales in their Q3 earnings report. And although not directly disclosed, it is anticipated that the Galaxy S23 will power all regions next year.

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The extended patent license agreement covers the current 3G, 4G, and 5G technologies, as well as the future 6Gunt 2030. Galaxy smartphones will include a Snapdragon processor, as well as other form factors, including tablets and extended reality headsets, as well as Qualcomm processors throughout the period.

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According to insiders, Samsung is already assembling a team that will develop a new custom chip that is similar to Apple's Bionic. Unfortunately, there is no specific year when we should see the all-new processor. It might take several Galaxy S iterations before we can finally test it on an actual device.

What do you think about the Samsung Galaxy S23 getting a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip? Do you think it will help the business in the long run? Share your thoughts below.

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