The recent rumor about Snapdragon 836 in connection with Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is something that may or may not happen at all. According to rumors, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 836 will power the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8, which is likely to launch this year in September.
What makes the rumor interesting is that Qualcomm has not even launched the Snapdragon 836 chipset as of yet. But, Samsung S8 and S8+ come packed with Snapdragon 835 chipset. Galaxy Note 8 will launch later this year, and if Qualcomm announces its SoC 835 chipset, we are more likely to see it making debut in Galaxy Note 8 first.
According to rumors, the Snapdragon 836 will feature 2.5GHz octa-core processor along with its GPU rated at 740 MHz. Snapdragon 836 is considerably higher in performance than Snapdraon 835, whose CPU is rated at 2.45 GHz with a 710 MHz GPU.
Qualcomm is also working on Snapdragon 660 and 630 chipsets, which aim to bring high-end performance for mid-range phones/devices. Qualcomm says that after Snapdragon 660 and 630 chipsets, you will not need a flagship mobile to experience high-end performance.
Qualcomm has been consistently jumping towards an efficient technology and sustainable chipsets than the predecessor chips. At this point, nothing is for sure that if the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 will feature the yet-to-be announced 836 Snapdragon SoC or not. We wait until Samsung or Qualcomm showcases their respective products and share more information officially.