Samsung Galaxy S22 series may finally debut with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC in India


  • Samsung Galaxy S22 series is tipped to feature a Qualcomm processor in India
  • The brand’s next-gen flagships will reportedly be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • The smartphones are expected to debut in February


The Samsung Galaxy S22 series in India will reportedly be powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, as per tipster Tron. However, it remains unclear which models in the lineup will be equipped with the said chipset. 

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The Samsung Galaxy S22 series is expected to debut in February 2022. The South Korean brand hasn’t announced the launch date yet, however, another tipster Ice Universe reveals that the flagship smartphones will be launched on February 8th. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 series to be powered by Snapdragon SoC in India

Samsung fans in India will be thrilled to know that the brand’s flagship Galaxy S lineup might finally arrive with a Snapdragon processor under the hood. To date, the South Korean brand launched its flagship Galaxy S lineup with its own Exynos processor in the country putting them at a disadvantage. 

The Samsung Galaxy S22 lineup is tipped to be powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor that was announced recently. This could be a significant upgrade in terms of performance compared to the company’s upcoming Exynos 2200 chipset. The Galaxy S22 series is expected to consist of standard, Plus, and Ultra variants and there’s a possibility that all three devices could come with the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. 

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 has a tri-cluster design and is based on a 4nm architecture. It offers a performance boost and power efficiency compared to its predecessor. The flagship processor is built on ARMv9 design. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is integrated with the X65 modem for 5G connectivity with support for both sub-6GHz and mmWave networks. The chipset comes with a host of GPU and camera improvements. You can read more about it here


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