European consumers may have some mixed feelings about the latest news regarding the upcoming Galaxy S24 series. According to prolific tipster Ice Universe, it seems that in Europe, these smartphones will be powered by Samsung’s Exynos 2400 chipset instead of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. Ice Universe confidently stated that “at least Europe will adopt, 100%.”
This marks a significant change from this year when Samsung chose to equip all Galaxy S23 series devices with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. Previously, Samsung typically used its own Exynos chip for the majority of its flagship Galaxy S phones worldwide, while the U.S. and China received Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon chip.
The rumored Exynos 2400 is no slouch, featuring a 1+2+3+4 deca-core configuration. Ice Universe revealed that the prime CPU core, speculated to be a Cortex-X4, will have a clock speed of 3.19GHz. The two performance CPU cores, allegedly Cortex-A720, will clock in at 2.9GHz, while the three additional performance CPU cores will supposedly run at 2.6GHz. The four efficiency CPU cores, said to be Cortex-A520, will have a clock speed of 1.95GHz.
These details are exciting for smartphone enthusiasts eagerly awaiting the Galaxy S24 series. However, it’s important to note that Samsung has not officially confirmed these specifications or the choice of chipset.
One reason Samsung might opt for its own Exynos chipset in some markets could be due to the price of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. According to tipster Digital Chat Station, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 is rumored to have a 1+5+2 configuration, including a Cortex-X4 core running at 3.19GHz, five Cortex-A720 performance cores at 2.96GHz, and two Cortex-A520 efficiency cores at 2.27GHz. Qualcomm’s “no license, no chips” policy, which involves charging royalties based on the phone’s value, could also be a factor in Samsung’s decision.
As an interesting side note, recent reports suggest that Samsung plans to increase the amount of RAM in its 2024 flagship phones. By utilizing its own chipsets in some markets, the company could potentially save costs, which would surely please their financial team.
Stay tuned for more updates on the Galaxy S24 series and its specifications. It’s an exciting time for Samsung enthusiasts, and the new Exynos 2400 chipset certainly seems promising.