The flagship Samsung Galaxy S21 series smartphones are expected to be released in the first quarter of next year. Internet sources have published a new portion of unofficial information about the upcoming devices.
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According to rumors, will debut three devices – Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. The fifth-generation (5G) cellular versions of these smartphones are codenamed SM-G991, SM-G996, and SM-G998, respectively.
Traditionally, Samsung has released modifications of flagship smartphones with a top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and its own Exynos chip. In the case of the Galaxy S21, the South Korean giant may deviate from its usual pattern.
It is alleged that the upcoming Snapdragon 875 processor, which is expected to be announced later this year, turned out to be too expensive. Because of this, Samsung is forced to look for other options.
If you believe the information published on the Web, smartphones of the Galaxy S21 family can get different Exynos chips. So, the Galaxy S21 Ultra will allegedly include a 5-nanometer Exynos 1000 processor, which has not yet been officially presented. Other members of the series can get a simpler, but also very advanced Exynos 991 or Exynos 992 chip.
Yes, According to the latest reports, the South Korean tech giant plans to use the yet unannounced 5nm single-chip Exynos 1000 system exclusively in the older Galaxy S21 Ultra model, which will also receive such obvious improvements as more memory, battery capacity and improved image sensors.
The source adds that the standard version of the Galaxy S21 could be based on a more affordable SoC called the Exynos 991 or Exynos 992. Tests have shown that the Exynos 990 cannot compete with the Snapdragon 865 platform introduced last year.
It is rumored that the Snapdragon 875 SoC is too expensive. This allegedly forced Samsung to look for other options. The company can offer buyers a low-cost base version of the Galaxy S21 and a premium Galaxy S21 Ultra.
However, this information has not yet been officially confirmed. And so, in fact, Samsung may continue to release S-series smartphones in versions with Snapdragon and Exynos processors.