Report: U.S. and China bound Samsung Galaxy S7 models to carry Snapdragon 820 chipset

A report out of  China released Friday morning (while it was still Thursday in the U.S.), reveals that versions of the Samsung Galaxy S7 heading to the U.S. and China next year, will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset. Everywhere else, Sammy’s new flagship phone will be powered by a Samsung produced Exynos SoC. Breaking with tradition, Samsung employed its Exynos 7420 globally on the Samsung Galaxy S6 this year. But this was not done to start a new tradition. Samsung was just concerned about reports that the Snapdragon 810 was prone to overheating.

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