According to multiple reports, Samsung has accelerated their flagship smartphone production in order to get ahead of the game. They are already deep in development on the Galaxy S7, and should actually wrap up production by the end of the year. We've already had more than one report of a Galaxy S7 prototype (called Project Lucky) with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC on board. You can find those stories at these links in case you missed them: Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumors: 'Project Lucky' Prototype Sports Snapdragon 820, MicroSD and More | Android Forum at DroidForums.net Samsung is Testing Snapdragon 820 on the Galaxy S7 [Rumor] | Android Forum at DroidForums.net Today's follow-up story suggests that even though Sammy is teaming up with Qualcomm again, they may also go back to their previous MO of using their own Exynos chips for International versions of the phone. A new prototype has shown up in benchmarks. This one is supposedly a Galaxy S7 sporting a new Exynos 8890. Here's a quote with more of the details, We've also found reports that Sammy has already been through a more rigorous testing face with the new Snapdragon 820 to make sure we don't have repeat of the 810 over-heating fiasco. Qualcomm shareholders are probably pretty happy right now.