Phone

Samsung reportedly ditches Snapdragon 810 for Galaxy S6

In a couple of months Samsung is due to show off its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, and it was a common assumption that this smartphone will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. However recent reports have suggested that the new processor from Qualcomm is facing overheating issues. A few months back it was also rumored that devices like the Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 will be delayed because Qualcomm needs more time to fix the issues in Snapdragon 810.

Bloomberg reports that after testing a new version of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor and concluding that it was also overheating Samsung has decided to ditch the processor for its upcoming flagship and go with its own Exynos processors.

While there has been no confirmation of this from Qualcomm and Samsung, this decision would deal a big blow to the chipmaker which has been a longtime partner of Samsung. The Korean company has its own chipmaking division and the Exynos processors have been advanced enough to power a flagship like the Galaxy S6.

The report doesn’t say that there’s no possibility of a Qualcomm-powered variant of the Galaxy S6 being released at some point later this year, but to meet its desired release window, Samsung may go with its own processors for all Galaxy S6 variants initially.

Source

4 Comments

Sign in »

4
Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Yucko
Yucko

If it’s overheating and not suitable for usage in their phones, why do they intend to release a Note 4 with the same processor ?

hiepgia
hiepgia

Which Note 4 version go with Snapdragon 810?

j2001m
j2001m

The 7420 is a way better cpu anyways and it will easy mean it will be faster then any of the other phones using the 810

j2001m
j2001m

The new lg flex2 crap is lagging very bad on a 1080p screen oh dear