Galaxy Note 6 tipped to come with enhanced Snapdragon 823 chipset

Samsung may unveil the Note 6 earlier than the Note 5's August cameo, as the rumors have pegged it for July announcement, which in turn will be much earlier than the typical fall IFA expo unveiling we'd grown accustomed to till the Note 5 was shown. If this speculation is true, the Note 6 rumor mill should soon start filling with water to the brims, and the first outpour today claims that Samsung's next Note will have an upgraded processor...
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56. vincelongman

Posts: 5611; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I meant boardly speaking In terms of SoC and camera S5 -> Note 4 Was a far bigger jump than Note 4 -> S6 S5 -> Note 4 in terms of SoC (5422 -> 5433) New process, new CPU ISA/architecture, new CPU microarchitecture, new GPU microarchitecture Note 4 -> S6 in terms of SoC (5433->7420) New process, 2 extra GPU clusers, LPDDR4, 64-bit enabled S5 -> Note 4 in terms of Camera New sensor (IMX240), OIS, f2.2->f2.0 Note 4 -> S6 in terms of Camera f2.0->f1.9, improved OIS

57. tyrionTheWise unregistered

Note 4 was crazy good for its time, specially the exynos variant. BTW the s6 had a newer lens too for the camera, not to mention the much much better camera app.

49. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

lol that 6 month old camera will still be 6 years ahead of Apple.

8. tyrionTheWise unregistered

2133 Mhz RAM on a smartphone! That's awesome. SD 823 seems amazing,

23. Loveneesh

Posts: 423; Member since: Jul 14, 2015

2133mhz RAM in SD823! then what SD830 brings next year!

30. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

samsung is ready to realease 10nm DDR4-3200MHz (yes right, thats for PC :-/) that mean, they still can manufacture even faster 10nm LPDDR4, that eat less power :D

37. vincelongman

Posts: 5611; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Actually its 10nm-class, specially 1x nmhttps://news.samsung.com/global/samsung-starts-mass-producing-industrys-first-10-nanometer-class-dram According to Samsung (see the bottom of that page) 20nm-class = 29nm to 20nm 10nm-class = 19nm to 10nm From another source 1x nm = 19nm to 16nm 1y nm = 16nm to 14nm 1z nm = 14nm to 12nm Also BTW Samsung are making LPDDR4X, which uses less power than LPDDR4

38. vincelongman

Posts: 5611; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Its memory bandwidth should be 34.1 GB/s, up from 29.8 GB/s (assuming they stick with a dual-channel 32-bit bus width) I sort of disappointed they increased the GPU clocks, instead adding another GPU cluster or two

10. byazatt

Posts: 316; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

And the same will be said next year when Galaxy S8 comes out. Your comment is lame.

11. byazatt

Posts: 316; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

As far as raw power is concerned, I doubt anyone is seriously considering buying a new smartphone just for that. Most phones are powerful enough already, it's the small things here and there that each company is trying to push that matter. Even fingerprint and camera have become stale fields.

25. Bankz

Posts: 2478; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Pretty much This.. Phones are too stale recently. Smartphones have become too powerful for what they can do already features have peaked imo, how better can a smartphone camera get? How good can a screen get? How fast can a phone be these days? So I can hardly understand what samsung is trying to achieve by putting all their efforts in all these these uneccessary improvements. What we need now is one or two killer features that we can't do without. Like what the finger print has become, like what cameras where.. Maybe a killer battery? A projector on a phone, maybe a modular phone with off the chart accesories, maybe a phone that can do real computing ala surface phone? That kind of stuff!

12. vuyonc

Posts: 1088; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Matured 14 nm LPP node, LPDDR4X RAM support, slightly higher clockspeed, *maybe* use a common L2 cache across all CPU cores, boost GPU core count?

14. vuyonc

Posts: 1088; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

Never mind. Read too fast.

24. 2.5GHz

Posts: 270; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

You're correct. Note 6 could have upgrades other than a new chipset.

13. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

If they keep raising the CPU clock speed and soon I can light mines cigarettes. Which I always wanted such feature. :)

17. TheGunnyPT

Posts: 252; Member since: Feb 12, 2015

Finally, a new SoC inside the Note series other than the yearly release one with the slight OC. This will be interesting.. I sware if you can put AOSP on this alongside the pen app/drivers from XDA.. This would get instant phone of the year.. I wonder though if they're going to wait one more generation before 4k...

26. 2.5GHz

Posts: 270; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

You can't. AOSP lacks and can never have the Framework for the S-Pen digitizer and apps, because it's Samsung patents which aren't compatible in any UI other than TouchWiz!

27. Bankz

Posts: 2478; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Also its curious that just before a major release a top manufacturer, the rivals start letting details of their upcoming flagship leak to prevent customers from buying that of their rivals.. Lol

29. Youraveragejoe

Posts: 134; Member since: Oct 31, 2014

meanwhile iphone 6 still uses 1gb ram

34. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

yes, and iPhone6 will still use 1GB RAM until doomsday.. I know its /s but try to troll harder next time

45. FluffyBled unregistered

If you wanna whine about something, whine about the 16GB base model, since I don't see the 1GB of RAM being much of a problem for any of the Apple devices!

35. shield

Posts: 808; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

Note 6 will be released June 6, 2016 at 6h in the morning and 6 minutes and will have six gigabytes of RAM, 6 "display. LG G Flex 3? wow I look forward to G flex

40. JocularJ

Posts: 219; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

Up the hardware ante over the current S series, (finally) larger screen, a further improved s-pen, and storage options of 32-128GB ... I'm sold and will happily upgrade my note5

47. chenski

Posts: 738; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

820 already good enough, now if only they can do something about the battery

50. johanbiff

Posts: 415; Member since: Mar 31, 2015

it can have whatever SOC it wants, if the storage speeds are the same it will not be any performance improvments..im hoping for UFS-2 line then note 6 will be a unstoppable beast!

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