Samsung Galaxy S11 will reportedly use the Snapdragon 865 chipset in more regions

11 December 2019
In fact, only one region will stick with the Exynos 990 chipset. This hasn't been officially confirmed yet, however.

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Anonymous, 13 Dec 2019Nobody buys 512gb SD cards since they are expensive. Most peopl... moreSomeone buys 512GB microSD card. And those are people that watch on the go while not connected to the net.
Most people offload files. But there are some people that are too lazy to do this.
WiFi Direct on ios only works on the same OS. Have some problems when it's not the same OS. Which is why bluetooth is the best choice to transfer files.

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Foxtrot2Novmbr, 13 Dec 2019If you have a 512GB microSD card. Can everyone in the world get ... moreNobody buys 512gb SD cards since they are expensive.
Most people just offload files on a hdd or pendrive via OTG.
Why use Bluetooth for file transfer when WiFi direct is available?

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Foxtrot2Novmbr, 13 Dec 2019If you have a 512GB microSD card. Can everyone in the world get ... moreI never liked the microSD card feature, although I like the dual SIM feature that accompanies it.

256Gb and 512Gb should be more than enough for most people today.

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If I were Samsung, I would use the latest Snapdragon for the top tier flagships, and a lower-priced Exynos to compete against midrange Snapdragons and Mediatek. They need not necessarily be used by Samsung phones. Midrange Nokia and Sony phones, for example use the Snapdragon 6xx. Target them as customers.

WazzaG, 12 Dec 2019My phone has 128Gb internal, it also has a 512Gb MiSDXC card in,... moreIf you have a 512GB microSD card. Can everyone in the world get it? Here in my country. The price for a 512GB microSD card (Sandisk) cost $162 to get one. And the availability is very very limited. So pretty much the only storage option that can be bought for a cheap price and availability is 128GB and 256GB microSD card. And just so you know. I've spend $400 for replacing my SD card because it always failed.

Did you know that you can transfer files from iphone to android and vice versa by using the share it app? And it uses bluetooth signal to transfer?

Samath N8 808 owner, 12 Dec 2019You know, I have a suspicion that the US might actually be engag... moreFirst of all, numbers don't lie. Those performance reports that says Exynos suck are the truth. Why are they sucks? Well, CPU making isn't as easy as making plastic bag or otherwise we'll be seeing a lot more brands popping up. This is simply the case of crap quality product that can't compete with its competitor and Samsung says enough is enough, we ain't a charity organisation, we'll put that money to better uses.

Samath N8 808 owner, 12 Dec 2019You know, I have a suspicion that the US might actually be engag... moreExynos 990 ~ SD865 yes but the Snapdragon has a lot of features that puts it ahead and has become industry's favorite SoC that supported by all devs,OEMs...everyone...that's an advantage that E990 doesn't have...Qualcomm a big company used 10 000 employees to develop SD865...so it's more mature and advanced than E990 that had their dev team of >500 employees disbanded. Samsung even saw that SD865 is better that's why they're making all changes like getting AMD GPUs etc.

You know, I have a suspicion that the US might actually be engaged in chip level spying, something they accuse Huawei of... And Qualcomm might actually be a partner in it.

I'm saying so because the old Nokia was killed, despite doing so well. The last symbian flagship was also a success without much advertisements.
Similarly, both AMD and Intel agreed to restrict support for Windows 7 for newer chipsets, for no valid reason. All for support of Windows 10 spyware.

Today, Exynos is also not bad, the Galaxy Note 10 one, not by any means.
Secondly, when Samsung themselves said that they've tested 5nm sized production and there's no problem, then how can there be a problem at this level?

I might be sounding like a Conspiracy theorist, but I find this strange. Why will Samsung give up like this? It just doesn't add up. Even if their chip is 96% of SD865, what's so bad?

yeah. exynos sucks

Foxtrot2Novmbr, 12 Dec 20191. How good is the availability of a 512GB android smartphone wo... moreMy phone has 128Gb internal, it also has a 512Gb MiSDXC card in, it allows me to hold my music complete, plus loads of videos for when I have breaks at work, allows me to record loads of video when I'm out and about.

The cost of the memory card? £60, so with the cost of the phone & card being £860. So compare that to an iPhone max (£1500) which is the nearest to my existing phone and its no contest.

So what if you aren't anywhere near a computer or phone network? I can transfer my documents, photos or even mp3, mp4 or ringtones to another Android phone with ease using BT. I can't do that to an iPhone because they refuse to pair.

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I hope this doesn't mean no more dual sim.

WazzaG, 11 Dec 2019And way behind the leaders when it: 1. Comes to pricing stra... more1. How good is the availability of a 512GB android smartphone worldwide compared to iphones?
2. If you have a big internal storage space. What's the need for expansion memory for? Porn videos?
3. Why would you use a wireless connection to transfer files if you can transfer files between iphones to android by using a computer?
4. Connector isn't much of a problem. Especially if you can buy a hybrid cable.

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WazzaG, 11 Dec 2019And way behind the leaders when it: 1. Comes to pricing stra... moreWay behind in the OS itself.
No proper utilization of the A13 chipset by providing below par hardware.

-Less RAM contributing to app reloads and lackluster multi-tasking.
-No proper use of camera to give super slow motion.
-No proper use of screen real estate by not providing notch free display and split screen multitasking.
-No higher refresh rate display to output high frame rate games and ultra smooth UI.

And many more shortcomings that render the Apple SOC not utilize its full potential.

Yee, 11 Dec 2019It's like a fkn slap in the face by Samsung! How many fkn years... moreLet Samsung do it, only because they will change this it will create more and more articles about that and the fact that they sell worse product in Europe. Thanks to that potentially more regular customers will hear about this and choose not to buy Samsung products without Snapdragon! Karma, that's what waiting for you Samsung...

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I bought the Hong Kong Galaxy s10+ after so many exynos Samsung’s, the s8, note 8 and note 9 that they all lagged until I bought the snapdragon Samsung, plus the camera was much better on the snapdragon than the exynos s10. I’d never buy a Samsung with an exynos cpu after seeing the difference. Oh yeah plus the better battery life on the snapdragon samsung

  • Achy

Well, this is disappointing. Might think of different brand....

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see qualcomm snapdragon chipset is the best in the world.

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Adri, 11 Dec 2019Treating Europe like second hand market? Switch to another brand.Not just Europe - rest of the world, except the USA and China. Exynos chips are used to save Samsung money. They should wake-up and use only Snapdragon for their S and Note series across the world.

Exynos chips on their flagships is what keeps me away from being a Samsung customer.

  • Shetty_911

This is nothing but good news for us Indians as we will be getting the 865 from this year onwards , as even we had exynos on the top tier devices which was frankly speaking quite weird as mid range devices had snapdragon on those sammy's.. For me as an individual , don't care much as I am relishing A13 currently.. But Sammy will have a good sales figures in 2020 onwards as people in India were avoiding exynos but now tables have turned .. Feel sorry for EU .. Loads of love from India.

I guess Samsung hate Europe

On a serious note, maybe the law require them to do so? I'm not European tho...