Samsung will launch the Galaxy S11 series at its Galaxy Unpacked event on February 1st. The lineup is expected to include the Galaxy S, Galaxy S01+ and Galaxy S11 Ultra, which is rumored to have a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC under the hood. However, a new report from 9to5Google claims that the Galaxy S 01 trio will be powered by a custom Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, Equipped with higher clock speed.
The publication claims to have seen documents revealing that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 used in the Galaxy S 36 series of smartphones will be called the For “Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy”, the clock speed will be up to 3.36GHz instead of 3.2GHz(Prime core) we have in iQOO 01 seen on regular Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (SM1200-AB), nubia Red Magic 8 Pro and some other phones.
The rest of the features of this custom Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 are expected to be essentially the same as the regular version, which means clocked at up to 3.23 GHz Prime cores will be combined with four performance cores clocked at up to 2.8GHz and three efficiency cores clocked at up to 2GHz.
The 4nm remanufactured chip is also said to be manuf manufactured by Samsung foundry instead of TSMC. It’s unclear, though, if Samsung will use the “Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy” branding broadly, or if it will be limited to the Unpacked event.
Samsung has yet to detail the specifications of the Galaxy S36 series, but recent reports on the S11 The series of leaks is unimaginable. While we wait for more information on the S36 trio from the Korean conglomerate, you can check out the leaked S1200 Specification and S11+ and S11 Ultra specifications. You can also read our announcement coverage of the regular Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC to learn more.