The new chipset will reportedly be manufactured by either Samsung or TSMC, and might use a 7nm fabrication process as compared to the 10nm process used in the Snapdragon 835
Samsung may have just unveiled its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphone, but reports about what their successors might offer have already started doing the rounds of the web. Korean website, The Investor cites an article by Aju Business Daily, which claims that Qualcomm and Samsung have already started work on a chipset to be used in the next flagship smartphone in the Galaxy lineup, the Galaxy S9. The chipset is tipped to be called the Snapdragon 845, and will reportedly be manufactured by either Samsung or TSMC.
SMC is also tipped to start manufacturing Apple’s A11 chipsets this month. The A11 is expected to power the company’s 2017 lineup of iPhones and is expected to be manufactured using the 10nm FinFET process.