Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy S22 series to be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor in India


  • Samsung Galaxy S22 series is tipped to come with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC in India
  • This will cheer the South Korean brand’s customers in the country
  • The flagship offerings are set to debut on February 9th i.e. Wednesday

Samsung Galaxy S22 series will be powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor in India. Pricebaba has learnt about the development from reliable industry tipster Ishan Agarwal.

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The Samsung Galaxy S22 series will launch globally on February 9th at 8:30 pm IST. It will arrive as the successor to last year’s Galaxy S21 series and the lineup will comprise a standard, Plus and Ultra variant. The upcoming Galaxy S22 has been subject to a lot of leaks and rumours in the past. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 series will get Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor in India

Samsung Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, S22 Ultra

All three devices in the Galaxy S22 lineup are tipped to be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in India

Samsung usually launches its flagship phones in India with its in-house Exynos processors. This puts the devices at a disadvantage compared to the brand’s competitors. The upcoming Galaxy S22 lineup will mark a departure from the Korean company’s previous Galaxy S flagship lineup in India. The company is preparing to launch flagship Galaxy S series device with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. Samsung fans in India will have something to cheer about this. 

Previously, in December, it was also reported that the Galaxy S22 series in India will be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. Today’s development just solidifies the chances of the next-generation S-series to debut with the said processor. All three devices could also be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. 

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is based on 4nm architecture and an ARMv9 design. It has a tri-cluster design. The processor is integrated with an X65 modem for 5G connectivity and support for both sub-6GHz and mmWave networks. 

We will know more details about the Samsung Galaxy S22 series on Wednesday.

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