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Latest Snapdragon 820 news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Snapdragon 820, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 will reportedly feature Snapdragon 823 SoC

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Snapdragon-powered Galaxy S7 owners reporting slow motion video issues

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Exynos-powered Galaxy S7 appears to be faster than its Snapdragon 820 counterpart

  • By Josh L.
  • 7 years ago

Galaxy S7 mini rumored with Snapdragon 820 or Exynos 8890 processor

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 7 years ago

Canada gets the Exynos 8890-powered Galaxy S7

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 7 years ago

[Updated] Galaxy S7 gets 17 hours of video playback, says latest leak

Image Credit: Android Central The Galaxy S7 is soon to arrive on the scene, with all rumors pointing to a pre-MWC 2016 launch. While we’ve seen countless statements that point to a quad-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor (and, of course, Samsung’s Exynos 8890), 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM, 5.1-inch display (5.5-inch display for the Galaxy S7 edge), […]

  • By Deidre R.
  • 7 years ago

Galaxy S7 spotted in AnTuTu benchmark with Exynos 8890 processor and expected specs

The Galaxy S7 edge was spotted on AnTuTu a few days ago, and now, it’s the non-edge sibling’s turn. That particular Galaxy S7 edge was powered by the Snapdragon 820 (for AT&T), but this time, the Galaxy S7 features Samsung’s own homegrown Exynos 8890 processor instead. The specs are nothing new, but serve to remind us that […]

  • By Deidre R.
  • 7 years ago

Samsung might have Snapdragon 820 exclusivity until April 2016

A new report suggests that Samsung might have exclusivity on Qualcomm’s latest chipset, the Snapdragon 820, until April 2016. This is a very interesting rumor because it means that Samsung’s devices will be the first ones to demonstrate the true power of the Snapdragon 820. We know that Samsung was the first OEM to test Qualcomm’s […]

  • By Octav G.
  • 7 years ago

Samsung Galaxy S7 with Snapdragon 820 allegedly tops 5423 points on Geekbench

We confirmed multiple times in the recent months that Samsung will release at least two variants of the Galaxy S7. One variant will feature the company’s own Exynos 8890 chipset, while the other variant will come equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SoC. The benchmark scores of the Exynos variant were leaked multiple times recently. Now, the benchmark scores […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 7 years ago

Samsung reportedly seeking internal heat pipe suppliers for the Galaxy S7

A couple of months back when Qualcomm was yet to fully unveil the Snapdragon 820 it was rumored that the new chipset was also facing overheating issues like its predecessor the Snapdragon 810, Qualcomm was quick to shoot down those rumors and said that the Snapdragon 820 performed well within the parameters. Nevertheless it remains a […]

  • By Danny Dorresteijn
  • 7 years ago

Rumored model numbers for Snapdragon 820 and Exynos 8890 powered Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung decided to skip the Snapdragon 810 this year and both the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge came with the company’s Exynos 7420 processor. Several rumors have claimed that the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 could use both the Snapdragon 820 and the recently announced Exynos 8 Octa 8890 processor. Rumored model […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 7 years ago

Samsung is trying to fix Snapdragon 820 chipset

As we reported earlier, Samsung might release three processor variants of the Galaxy S7. After exclusively using the homegrown Exynos 7420 chipset in its high-end smartphones that were released in 2015, the South Korean smartphone giant might have made up its mind to bring back Snapdragon chipsets in its upcoming flagship smartphone for 2016. According to a […]

  • By Daniel van Dorp
  • 7 years ago

Samsung rumored to launch three Galaxy S7 variants, each with a different processor

We had reported yesterday that Samsung is currently optimising its brand new Exynos 8890 SoC with Mongoose CPU cores for better performance, and that it might be used in the Galaxy S7 next year. Now, we are back with yet another important piece of information regarding the Galaxy S7 and the chipsets that might be used in different […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 7 years ago

Galaxy S7 release date may come in early February, source says

The Galaxy S6 and S6 edge were announced on March 1st but released shortly before mid-April, but a new rumor says that the Galaxy S7 could be released as early as February (early), following a January announcement. A specific reason for such an early announcement and release date haven’t been given, but Samsung could presumably […]

  • By Deidre R.
  • 7 years ago

Snapdragon 820 version of the Galaxy S7 tested again, shows improved performance

Samsung is already testing the successor to the Galaxy S6, and unlike last year, the company is quite interested in two variants of the device, one with an Exynos 8890 chipset and the other with a Snapdragon 820 SoC. We reported a few weeks ago that Qualcomm has shipped a newer version of Snapdragon 820 chipset […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 7 years ago

Samsung reportedly the first OEM to test Snapdragon 820

A couple of weeks ago we reported that Samsung is conducting intensive testing on the Snapdragon 820 but the latest from Weibo suggests that Samsung is not only doing that, but it is apparently the first in doing so. While the tech company used  Exynos 7420 for its last generation of flagship devices it is rumored that the next […]

  • By Octav G.
  • 7 years ago

Samsung could already be testing Galaxy S7 with a newer version of Snapdragon 820

Last week, we reported that Samsung might be testing the Galaxy S7 with Snapdragon 820 chipset. A new report has surfaced on the Internet that proves that Samsung is indeed trying out a Qualcomm chipset after removing it from the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge that were announced earlier this year. According to information […]

  • By Octav G.
  • 7 years ago

Samsung reportedly conducting intensive testing on the Snapdragon 820

Samsung didn’t go with the Snapdragon 810 for this year’s flagship devices instead it opted for its own Exynos 7420 processor but that doesn’t mean that the company will never return to Qualcomm processors for high-end devices. It has been rumored multiple times that the company might consider using the Snapdragon 820, internally known as […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 7 years ago

Has Samsung already begun testing the Snapdragon 820 for the Galaxy S7?

It has been close to six months since the official announcement of the Galaxy S6, and the Galaxy Note 5 as well as the Galaxy S6 edge+ are almost official, the rumour mill surrounding the Galaxy S7 has begun already. There was also a report last week stating about Samsung’s ‘Agile Development Process’ that might lead […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 7 years ago

Qualcomm may opt for Samsung’s foundries to produce the Snapdragon 820

Samsung’s chip-making arm may be about to score a big client if a report published today turns out to be true. Citing sources familiar with Qualcomm’s roadmap and Samsung’s foundry operations Re/code reports that Qualcomm is going to go with Samsung’s foundries for the mass production of its next high-end chip, the Snapdragon 820. Apparently Qualcomm […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 7 years ago
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