We previously knew that the Samsung Galaxy S7 was progressing along nicely and may even be launched early next year, but now we learn more of its variety of CPU versions. It appears that Samsung has decided to use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor on the S7 models sold in China and USA.
The rest of the world will get a new Exynos chipset inside, it would appear. The information comes from South Korean publication Electronic Times, that quotes industry sources. Qualcomm didn’t comment on this, while Samsung’s spokeswoman also didn’t to relay an opinion. Several leaks of a high powered Samsung phone with a Snapdragon 820 CPU inside have appeared over the past month or so, making many believe the S7 was it.
It was codenamed “Lucky” and seemed like a powerhouse, but we can’t guarantee it will end up as the future flagship. The Galaxy S6 and Note 5 are already excellent phones, so it will be hard to improve them, especially as far as the design goes. People are already fond of the glass and metal sandwich and the thickness is just right. One thing that may change is the quantity of RAM, so the S7 may have 4 GB instead of 3.