The Samsung Galaxy S23 sequence, along with the Galaxy S23 Extremely, is also getting its private mannequin of the most popular new smartphone chipset, in step with a revered leaker.
This revolves throughout the newly launched Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, the chip anticipated to power the Galaxy S23 sequence. At its announcement, the chipset’s model amount was given as SM8550-AB, which often is just not a notably noteworthy fact. However now leaker Ice Universe (opens in new tab) has recognized that there has moreover been proof of an SM8550-AC mannequin of the Gen 2 chip that obtained no level out in Qualcomm’s presentation.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, produced by Qualcomm, might be going going to look in all the simplest Android telephones launched subsequent yr, along with the Galaxy S23. It’s all nonetheless assured for the US fashions, as Samsung has been using Qualcomm chips in for a variety of years already. It might be accessible inside the worldwide mannequin too, nonetheless these may get a brand new Samsung Exynos chipset instead.
IU doesn’t give any aspect of the AC mannequin of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 previous its potential existence, leaving it unclear how this mannequin might differ. It’s attainable there isn’t a precise distinction between the AC and AB chips. However one precept is that the AC chip is a higher-performance model with a elevated clock tempo.
Earlier rumors said there was a 3.5GHz variant (by way of leaker Digital Chat Station (opens in new tab) on Weibo and WCCFTech (opens in new tab)) of the Gen 2 being examined, nonetheless the chip Qualcomm merely unveiled operates at a lower 3.2GHz frequency. If Samsung had managed to order a additional extremely efficient mannequin of the Gen 2 for its private telephones which may be pretty the blow in opposition to rivals just like the model new Google Pixel 7, rumored OnePlus 11 Professional and others.
There’s additional to the Galaxy S23 than merely a brand new chip, in step with the rumor mill. We additionally must be seeing a 200MP major digicam on the S23 Extremely model, a brand new design for the S23 and S23 Plus and 12MP selfie cameras for all fashions.
We’d anticipate the Galaxy S23 to achieve in early 2023, most likely as rapidly as mid-January. Meaning it won’t be too prolonged a wait until we’re in a position to confirm or refute these rumors, after which see if the S23 fashions are worthy successors to the great Galaxy S22 sequence.