Samsung’s foundry business is on the rise over the last few quarters. The previous reports suggested that Qualcomm has chosen to use Samsung’s foundries for Snapdragon 875 production instead of TSMC. According to the latest report from South Korea, Samsung will manufacture the newly announced 8nm Snapdragon 750 5G mobile platform.
This new 5G chipset in the Snapdragon 7-series will use Samsung’s 8nm FinFET process. The Samsung Exynos 9820 is the first chip to come out of the company’s 8nm process node. Even the new-gen RTX 3000 Ampere GPUs are manufactured using Samsung’s 8nm process.
Qualcomm turns to Samsung for producing the 8nm Snapdragon 750 SoC
Xiaomi has already confirmed to launch the world’s first smartphone powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 750 mobile platform. As per the source, the Mi 10 Lite 5G will debut later this year with this new chipset. Even Samsung will also use the Snapdragon
At the beginning of this month, Samsung announced the Galaxy A42 5G as its cheapest 5G-ready smartphone. The South Korean company revealed its key specifications, pricing, and availability. However, it did not mention the name of the processor that fuels the device. Fresh information that it could be fueled by the all-new Snapdragon 750G mobile platform that went official yesterday.
Dealntech has shared a screenshot of the source code of the Galaxy A42 5G’s Geekbench benchmark. In the screengrab shown below, the handset is mentioned with its SM-A426B model number. The source code revealed that the chipset that powers the Galaxy A42 5G has an octa-core that includes two cores running at 2.21 GHz and six cores clocking at 1.80 GHz. It also revealed that the SoC includes Adreno 619 graphics.
Previous speculations claimed that the Galaxy A42 5G is driven by the Snapdragon 690 5G that went official last