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Samsung Might Finally Take This Long-Awaited Decision For Indian Users

- Updated: 11th Nov 2021, 07:19 IST
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    Samsung Galaxy S22 May Finally Use Snapdragon SoC in India 

Samsung and Exynos is one relationship that has held out for long. But it looks like the company is ready to change it. This decision will impact on the chipset after several requests from users globally. The next generation flagship smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S22 series, is no longer expecting to feature an Exynos SoC in India. According to a report, it will power their Galaxy S22 devices on Snapdragon SoC. Moreover, this information reportedly comes from a former Samsung employee.

This will make it the first time that Samsung would use a Snapdragon chip in its flagship smartphones in India. It means it will offer the Samsung Galaxy S22 series with Qualcomm’s purported Snapdragon 898 SoC. Although this will be for users in Asia and Africa. But as we know, it already uses Qualcomm SoCs in USA. However, its flagships in Europe and its home market, Korea, will still run on the Exynos SoC.

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Samsung Galaxy S22 May Finally Use Snapdragon SoC in India

Meanwhile, the exact reason behind this decision change may be revealed by the company once it unveils its products. But many users will be happy with the Samsung Galaxy S22 processor decision. Because, even though Exynos SoCs have delivered reasonable performance alongside Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragons. But  the latter has offered better consistency of performance, heat management and power efficiency.

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There have been multiple rumors in the past that talked about the possibility of Samsung releasing Exynos variants of the Samsung Galaxy S22 series in fewer markets than usual. With the ongoing semiconductor chip shortages and production issues, the information doesn’t seem completely implausible. However, other tipsters still claim that Exynos 2200-equipped Galaxy S22 could come to a few markets, including South Korea.

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Once an official confirmation comes in, we will keep you updated. What would you like to see in your Galaxy S22 series smartphone? Exynos 2200 or Snapdragon 898?


Highlights of the Story

  • The flagship Samsung Galaxy S22 may no longer be powered by Exynos SoCs in India.
  • They will reportedly use the Snapdragon 898 chipset exclusively.
  • Although reports suggest Europe and Korea will still get Exynos chip.