Qualcomm may release multiple ‘Lite’ versions of the Snapdragon 875

Leak: Samsung is manufacturing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 chipset

  • Samsung is reportedly manufacturing the Snapdragon 875 processor.
  • The new chipset is claimed to be constructed on a 5nm course of.

Qualcomm often unveils its next-generation flagship silicon in December, and we’re anticipating the newest chipset (SM8350) to be known as the Snapdragon 875.

Taiwan’s TSMC has largely manufactured Qualcomm’s previous few generations of flagship processors, however Business Korea and Hankyung report that the Snapdragon 875 will now be manufactured by Samsung Electronics.

The former publication notes that the Snapdragon 875 shall be manufactured on a 5nm course of, making for a smaller measurement than the current-generation Snapdragon 865 collection. The likes of Apple, Huawei, MediaTek, and Samsung are additionally anticipated to undertake 5nm designs for his or her flagship processors.

Business Korea stories that the contract to fabricate the brand new Qualcomm silicon is price $1 billion, and that mass manufacturing of the brand new chipset is already underway. It provides that the Samsung Galaxy S30 collection, in addition to telephones from Xiaomi and Oppo will use the brand new processor, which is mostly par for the course for flagship Snapdragon {hardware}.

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This wouldn’t be the primary time Samsung produces a Snapdragon flagship chipset, because it beforehand manufactured 2016’s Snapdragon 820. It would however symbolize a giant win for Samsung if confirmed.

We’ll want to attend for extra Snapdragon 875 leaks and the official reveal for extra data, however we’re anticipating the chipset to be outfitted with Arm’s Cortex-X1 and Cortex-A78 CPU cores, in addition to the Snapdragon X60 5G modem.

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