Samsung has reportedly signed a multi-year deal with Qualcomm for the Snapdragon for Galaxy chips for its upcoming flagships. Through the earnings call for Q1 2024, Qualcomm confirmed the matter saying “We’re additionally saying that we prolonged a multiyear settlement with Samsung referring to Snapdragon platforms for flagship Galaxy smartphone launches beginning in 2024. The prolonged settlement demonstrates the worth of Snapdragon 8, our expertise management, and our profitable long-term strategic partnership with Samsung.”
Folks nonetheless choose Qualcomm chips inside their Galaxy flagships, and that is the place the multi-year partnership between the 2 giants turns into excellent news. It means we’ll proceed to see Qualcomm’s best possible providing inside Galaxy gadgets for not less than some extra years.
Nevertheless, we’ll probably proceed to see Exynos chips alongside its Snapdragon counterpart as effectively
This multi-year deal begins this 12 months and the primary product with the partnership is the Galaxy S24 collection gadgets. The Galaxy S24 Ultra ships with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy SoC everywhere in the world. Nevertheless, the bottom Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24 Plus nonetheless push the in-house Exynos 2400 SoC in lots of areas, similar to what we used to see prior to now earlier than the Galaxy S23 collection, which was powered solely by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip.
Samsung has been lowering the efficiency hole between Qualcomm chips and its in-house Exynos providing over the previous few generations and the Exynos 2400 is rather a lot nearer in efficiency as in comparison with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy. It’s unlikely to see Samsung leaving all its improvement behind and going solely with the fairly costly flagship Snapdragon chips for all of the fashions of its upcoming flagships in all areas.
Given the rumors concerning Samsung’s anticipated Galaxy-exclusive chip show to be true, Samsung may simply proceed to make use of its in-house providing, the Exynos 2500, inside the bottom and Plus fashions of the upcoming collection in areas just like the EU. Nonetheless, we will anticipate the long run Extremely fashions to ship with the long run Snapdragon chips all through the world, similar to the Galaxy S24 collection.