Geekbench sighting raises questions about Samsung's plans for the future1
The benchmarking website has also revealed that the chip will be mated with the Adreno 619 GPU and 6GB of RAM. Per the listing, the phone in question will run Android 11.
Samsung SGH-N378 (5G) Spotted On Geekbench.— Abhishek Yadav (@yabhishekhd) November 20, 2020
•Snapdragon 750G 5G
•6GB Ram pic.twitter.com/V7gRJBgcah
The recently released Galaxy A42 5G is also underpinned by the Snapdragon 750G, and the rumored Galaxy A52 5G is also expected to have the same chip under the hood.
The SGH-N378 could be a part of an entirely new range
The eagle-eyed folks at GSM Arena point out that the SGH-N378 model number follows the same pattern as older Samsung models, and this convention was dropped after 2013. The website notes that the identifier is 'different from the Galaxy A42 5G’s SM-A426B and SM-A426B/DS.'
Thus, it's unlikely that the out of place model number points at a new range of devices, and it is presumably referring to the Galaxy A52.
The midranger will reportedly feature a quad-camera setup with a 64MP primary camera and an 8-megapixel macro lens, and it will come in the colors white, black, blue, and orange. Samsung is expected to announce the phone next month.