Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9, seems to be in the news even before anyone has even an inkling of what to expect from Samsung’s next device. If new leaks, which almost always border on rumors, are to be believed, we are getting the new-age Exynos 9810 SoC on the new device, instead of the Qualcomm chipset. The Qualcomm manufactured Snapdragon 835 was the chipset which powered the Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus, and it is a very powerful chipset, according to our reports.
The new flagship smartphone has been codenamed ‘Star‘, and it is already in development. The device will see the light of day in the first half of 2018 if the product lifecycle still holds true.
Now, it seems that the Qualcomm chipset will be ditched in favor of the new Exynos 9810, which is the in-house chipset manufactured by Samsung itself. Till now, some of the international flagship models which were released outside the US had the Exynos processors powering them. Now, Samsung is in a position to sell the Exynos-powered gadgets in the US itself.
As far as the technologies go, remember that the Qualcomm chipsets support both GSM and CDMA platforms hile the Exynos chipsets support only GSM. This was the reason why they could not be released in the US.
We had previously informed the reader that the new Samsung Galaxy S9 could feature the Snapdragon 845 chipset, a handy 6 to 8GB of RAM, and other delightful and exciting features. Now, it seems that there could be a change in Samsung’s big budget plans. As far as the display goes, the Galaxy S8 has already been highlighted as having one of the best display characteristics in the entire market. The Galaxy S9 could, however, go a step further, as it is rumored to have a special type of display codenamed ‘Sunflower.’ All we know is that it will be AMOLED-based.