Snapdragon 820 might be exclusive to Samsung until April

16 December, 2015
A new rumor from China claims no other smartphone maker will launch a Snapdragon 820 device before that.

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  • AnonD-477284

What about Mi5? I bet Xiaomi won't be designing their flagship around a failed 810 processor...

  • AnonD-463876

AnonD-77892, 17 Dec 2015retina scanner may not be done by Samsung but they have had work... moreFingerprint scanners, retinal scanners, pressure sensitive screens are all gimmicks whose sole purpose is to sell more phones.

  • AnonD-463876

AnonD-102477, 17 Dec 2015S820 is not produced by samsung.... I repeat, not by samsung ... more*coughhuaweimatescough*

i still favorite exonys over snapdragon. i wish samsung would use their own instead of snapdragon.

  • AnonD-463876

AnonD-150040, 17 Dec 2015SD overrated as usual. That's why all the major companies are offering it on their flagship, good thinking hater.

  • AnonD-463876

falesh, 16 Dec 2015sammy could go to any extent to gain market. they produce 365 ph... moreYou do know Samsung is updating like 15 phones to 6.0 right?

I literally hate Apple not because they are Apple but because i dont find anything exciting in an iPhone and i get bored soon while using one so i dont spend my money on icraps but here, seriously, Samsung is doing real time shit right now. Atleast iPhone users get to enjoy ONE WHOLE YEAR with their CURRENT flagship and can flaunt it that "oh yeah i have an iPhone 6S or Plus whatever" but Samsung is doing injustice with their customers, taking premium prices and not even letting them live a whole year instead releasing two flagships an year with lots of edges, pluses, actives and etc.

  • ravi4ever

Xiomi Mi5? OnePlus 3?

  • AnonD-457268

youwish, 17 Dec 2015What does it matter? They will fill the phone with soooo much ga... moreHaha, true. I was thinking of trying the note 5 but what's the point when s7 is just round the corner with that all so revered 820.

  • Anonymous

Samsung is getting desperate like their counterpart Apple.

  • Anonymous

NechPech, 16 Dec 2015Microsoft MADE it more innovative b/c they added the feature cal... moreMicrosoft retina scanner? That is a joke. No matter how close you put out the phone to your eyes it barely detects it. Poor implementation by Microsoft. 3/10 it would work.

  • muya

glxy, 17 Dec 2015I don't understand why. I'm honestly still using a Note II (N710... morebro, u tell me 2012 note 2?

come on, move on with 100 times better specs now.
added with much better OS.

  • youwish

What does it matter? They will fill the phone with soooo much garbage that it will lag within a few days anyway. Samsung is hilarious, they keep using the most insane chips just to power their phones. If they just reduced all the junk they put in the phones then they could use any chip they want. No one cares what chip is in it when the phone is full of so much bloat anyway.

  • AnonD-77892

AnonD-102477, 17 Dec 2015S820 is not produced by samsung.... I repeat, not by samsung ... moreretina scanner may not be done by Samsung but they have had work with it since the Note3 to compete with iphone touch ID at that time... well, I still shaking may head to death for existence of this crap! finger print scanner is enough gimmick! I call this thing bullshit though!

I feel Exynos is still better in performance and heat than SD CPUs. Not sure about GPU though.

  • AnonD-85415

Anonymous, 17 Dec 2015Actually, the most recent A-series are having the same issues. B... moreI agree with you. My Note2 (N7100) is 3yrs old and started lagging only 3 months back.

  • AnonD-102477

muya, 17 Dec 2015S820 is manufactured by Samsung. Delaying the Official Launc... moreS820 is not produced by samsung....
I repeat, not by samsung

So it happened again
3D touch from iphone and retina scanner from lumia...
And s****** fans will say, it is not invented by xxxxx. Actually, s****** research this kind of techs since several years ago
Yucks

  • Anonymous

glxy, 17 Dec 2015I don't understand why. I'm honestly still using a Note II (N710... moreActually, the most recent A-series are having the same issues. But most of their old phones work perfectly.

pratiush, 16 Dec 2015How powerful chip samsung may use, it will be beaten by its bloa... moreI don't understand why. I'm honestly still using a Note II (N7105) and since 2012 only started experiencing some lag a few months ago. Therefore, I suspect it is more about the amount of apps I have collected versus the 2GB RAM available.

I will agree though that it probably would have been faster for a longer period (maybe even until today) if the Touchwiz is more optimized or if it had stock Android. Touchwiz does slow the device down a litte, though depending on the user, it offers a lot of features that I like. I couldn't replace the ROM since I am very much dependent on the S Pen apps.

  • AnonD-477256

what about xiaomi mi5? first snapdragon 820 released in 2016