Samsung wants to introduce the Galaxy S22 Series in mid-February, but several leaks have already revealed many details about the new flagship. We saw a real life photo of the Galaxy S22 Ultra, which is Samsung’s new Note replacement. We also saw versions of the Galaxy S22 Plus and Galaxy S22 models. On top of that, we heard that the phone might be the first to feature Samsung AMD GPU. While some leaks claimed that the Galaxy S22 would not use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip, others say that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor will power some S22 models. And we already have a benchmark showing the impressive performance gains to be expected from Qualcomm’s next flagship CPU.
What is the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Processor?
Some Galaxy S21 models, as well as other Android 2021 flagships, feature the Snapdragon 888 flagship System-on-Chip (SoC). Until recently, we thought the Snapdragon 898 would be the next-gen Qualcomm processor to power flagships. Android like the Galaxy S22 and the OnePlus 10 Pro. But recent reports unearthed a new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 naming scheme.
Qualcomm partially confirmed the news earlier this week. The chipmaker decided to change to a simplified name for its mobile platforms. The names will include a single digit string and a generation number.
It all starts with the Snapdragon 8 series platform, Qualcomm said, without revealing the new chip. However, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 will be unveiled on November 30 during the Snapdragon Tech Summit.
MediaTek has just introduced its own powerful SoC, dimension 9000, which will compete against the A15 Bionic and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. During last week’s event, we learned that MediaTek’s new flagship chip will deliver massive performance, making it a suitable SoC for future Android flagships.
MediaTek teased at the event that Samsung will make use of Dimensity’s new high-end SoC, making us wonder what kind of Galaxy product will get the update.
The first benchmark leak for the Galaxy S22 chip
That said, the Galaxy S22 series is likely to feature a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor and Exynos 2200. Samsung used a Snapdragon / Exynos chip for previous generations of Galaxy S and Note.
Yes the first benchmark leak Since the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is accurate, then we are looking for notable speed gains for the Galaxy S22.
The new processor exceeded 1,000,000 points in an AnTuTu test. That’s more than 200,000 points better than the Snapdragon 888+ processor. The leaked benchmark is also in line with the Dimensity 9000 processor. The MediaTek chip also passed 1,000,000 points in the same test.
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A prominent leaker from Samsung triggered a few days ago The solid performance gains of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. He emphasized the GPU improvements, but said that the new processor will also offer other updates.
The filter did not provide baseline results. But he noted that there is a reason to be concerned about the Galaxy S22 processor. That is the heat dissipation.
When Qualcomm unveils the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip next week, we expect it to detail all the SoC updates. However, the chipmaker is unlikely to mention the Galaxy S22 during the event. That said, Samsung isn’t the only Android vendor to use the new flagship Snapdragon processor. the OnePlus 10 Pro, the Xiaomi 12 and the Moto Edge 30 Ultra are other Android phones to shake up the new processor.