Source: Samsung Galaxy S11, Galaxy S11 + and Galaxy S11e will go global with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chip instead of Exynos 990

For several years now, Samsung has been releasing its flagship devices with Snapdragon chips only for

several countries. Now there is information that with the new generation of smartphones there will be more such regions.

What is known

According to the Korean publication Thelec, the companySamsung has decided to sell the Galaxy S11, Galaxy S11+ and Galaxy S11e smartphones in the global market with the Snapdragon 865 chip instead of the Exynos 990. The only exception will be Europe. In this region, they still plan to continue releasing flagships based on SoC Exynos.

According to an industrial source, the manufacturer took such a step, as the new Qualcomm processor is much more powerful than the proprietary chipset. In addition, he bypasses him in many ways.

Recall that Snapdragon 865 is builton a 7-nanometer technical process and has 8 cores. Four high-performance Cortex-A77: three operating at a maximum frequency of 2.84 GHz and one at 2.4 GHz. The remaining four cores are energy efficient with a frequency of 1.8 GHz. The processor comes with an Adreno 650 graphics accelerator and an X55 5G modem.

When to expect

There is no official announcement date for the Galaxy S11 smartphones, but according to an Ice Universe insider, the new products will debut on February 18 in the United States along with the “clamshell” Galaxy Fold 2.