Samsung’s Galaxy S10 is right around the corner, but before the official launch, the company has now confirmed to launch the processor that powers the flagship. Samsung has scheduled a special event on November 14th where it will be unveiling the next flagship chip; successor to the Exynos 9810 which powers the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy Note 9. Continue reading “Samsung schedules an event on November 14th to unveil new Exynos chipset”
There was always a confusion among the general public about which Galaxy Note or Galaxy S device was the latest since the Note series was always a number behind on the latest version. This time around, Samsung decided to skip the number 6 and went with Note7 branding in order to bring it in line with the Galaxy S series lineup as well the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus which are now available.
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It has been rumoured for quite a while that Samsung is planning to make its own GPUs for their Exynos chipset lineup. This was supposed to be ready in time for the Note5 launch, however things did not materialise.
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When the Samsung first announced the Galaxy Alpha after the Galaxy S5 debacle, it seemed like the company was trying to head in a new direction. For years, it had been criticised about the build quality and plastic materials of its smartphones. The Galaxy Alpha addressed many of those issues but was over-priced and had a lot of shortcomings. Jump to March 2015 when I reviewed the Samsung Galaxy A7 right after the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge announcement and I could see Samsung’s plans falling into place. The A7 was a fresh new take on what a mid-ranger should be and showcased what Samsung is capable of achieving given the right push. Fast forward to today and now we have the second generation i.e A7 (2016) which builds on the same ideals as the original but promises to refine the smartphone and provide a premium experience in a mid-ranger smartphone like never before.
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The specifications of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 have been rumoured for quite a while and the information gathered from many sources seems to indicate the same things. However, now a new presentation slide has been leaked online that could possibly confirm the specifications for good.
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It has been rumoured for quite a while that the Galaxy S7 and its variants will come with both Exynos as well as Snapdragon processors. The Snapdragon 820 processor variant of the S7 has made several appearances online and now the Exynos variant of the S7 has been confirmed as well thanks to a new listing on AnTuTu.
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We’re slightly over a month away from the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge and the S7 edge+. The former two devices have apparently passed certification in Indonesia.
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The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 will have two version at least in terms of processors. Customers in USA and China are expected to receive the Snapdragon 820 powered variant while others will get the Exynos 8890 variant. A new posts states that the Snapdragon 820 variant posted an impressive scores on Geekbench.
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Samsung is planning to refresh its Galaxy A lineup of devices- namely the A3, A5 and A7. A new user agent profile leak suggests that the 2016 Samsung Galaxy A5 will retain the 720p resolution of its predecessor.
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Up until now, the upcoming update to the Samsung Galaxy A7 was believed to be packing a Snapdragon 615 processor, similar to the first version that was launched earlier this year. Now, a new listing on AnTuTu shows that there could be another version, one that is packing an Exynos 7580 processor.
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Only one day to go before Huawei announces their latest Kirin 950 SoC based on the big.LITTLE architecture. We already showed you the leak of the Mate 8 and it’s specs on a benchmark page however, we didn’t get any scores until now.
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Qualcomm has issued a statement denying that the rumors stating that the Snapdragon 820 has over-heating issues is false. The Snapdragon 810 from Qualcomm did face over-heating which in turn gave rise to quite a few problems on the initial few devices that it ran on such as the LG G Flex 2 and HTC One M9.
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The Snapdragon 820 is one of the most anticipated SoCs. Considering how the 810 was a bit of a let down, many are looking forward to the 820 to bring Qualcomm back to the top of their game. New reports suggest that the Snapdragon 820 might be around 50% more powerful than Samsung’s Exynos 7420 that is powering their 2015 flagships.
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It has been rumoured for quite a while that Samsung might use a Qualcomm processor for some of the Galaxy S7 units ie the Snapdragon 820. While it has been somewhat uncertain so far, now it seems more than likely considering the reliability of the source.
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Back in February we told you that Samsung is aiming to make the Galaxy Tab S2 tablet really thin and that it has set the iPad Air as a benchmark for thickness (or rather lack of it). We just didn’t know how thin it would be and now rumors suggest that the Tab S2 will be just 5.5mm in terms of thickness.
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