Samsung Galaxy S22 Indian Variant Likely to Feature Snapdragon 898 SoC

Samsung’s Galaxy S22 series smartphones will be launched with the next-generation flagship chipset from Qualcomm. Likely to be dubbed Snapdragon 898, the processor will be meant for the flagship devices of 2022 and it will be the sequel to the Snapdragon 888.

Highlights

  • Samsung’s Galaxy S22 series smartphones will be launched with the next-generation flagship chipset from Qualcomm.
  • The company is experiencing issues with the Exynos 220 SoC.
  • Galaxy S22 series will feature a Snapdragon chipset in India and South East Asian markets.

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Samsung Galaxy S22

Recently, Samsung got the flagship foldable smartphones in the Galaxy Z series - the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. Soon after the launch of these devices, rumours regarding the next-generation Galaxy S22 series smartphones have started making rounds on the internet. Notably, these upcoming devices will see the light of the day in early 2022.

Having said that, we are just months away from the launch of the upcoming Galaxy S series smartphones. In the meantime, some key specifications of these phones have been leaked online. Going by the same, Samsung might launch the Galaxy S22 series phones with a Snapdragon 898 SoC in India.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Phones To Use Snapdragon SoC

As per a tipster, Tron citing a report by Clien, Samsung’s Galaxy S22 series smartphones will be launched with the next-generation flagship chipset from Qualcomm. Likely to be dubbed Snapdragon 898, the processor will be meant for the flagship devices of 2022, and it will be the sequel to the Snapdragon 888.

To date, the Galaxy S21 series phones were launched with in-house Exynos chipsets in the global markets except for the US. Notably, the Galaxy S21 series uses the Exynos 2100 SoC. However, the Exynos chipsets aren’t on par with those of the Snapdragon chipsets in terms of efficiency and performance.

With the speculation that the Galaxy S22 series will feature the Snapdragon 898 SoC, this situation could change. The report notes that the company is experiencing issues with the Exynos 220 SoC. Eventually, the company is considering minimizing the volume of Exynos 2200 SoC. On the other hand, Qualcomm has proposed a unit price cut.

Going by the report, the Galaxy S22 series will feature a Snapdragon chipset in India and South-East Asian markets. To be specific, Hong Kong, North America and Korea variants will use the Snapdragon 898 SoC, but the regions such as Europe and South America will get the Exynos 2200 SoC.

Samsung Galaxy S22: What To Expect?

From existing reports, Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22 Plus are believed to feature a 50MP primary camera sensor, a 12MP secondary ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 12MP tertiary telephoto lens with 3x zoom. On the other hand, the Galaxy S22 Ultra could arrive with a 200MP ISOCELL HP1 camera sensor. Also, the series is said to feature 65W fast charging support.

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