Samsung Galaxy S6 May End Up With a Special Version of the Snapdragon 810


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There seems to be a great deal of flip-flopping going on today. First we had Verizon doing their song-and-dance regarding Title II and Net Neutrality, and this latest intel from Samsung reveals that the rumor-mill can't make up its mind either. Supposedly, the Samsung Galaxy S6 will actually end up with a version that runs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810. The caveat is that this will be a different revision of the SoC that is meant to address Samsung's claims of over-heating.

If true, it's no surprise that Qualcomm is trying to make one of their biggest customers happy. Of course, it might just be a losing proposition considering Samsung has been angling to eventually use all of their own tech in their own devices anyway.

LG recently refuted Sammy's claims about overheating issues with the Snapdragon 810, and indicated it works fine in their G Flex 2. Could Samsung's claims of overheating issues on the chipset simply be their attempt to poison the well at Qualcomm so that Samsung can swoop in with their Exynos chips in the future? What do you think?

Of course, if this intel turns out to be true, it would blow that theory out of the water, wouldn't it?

Be sure to check out our Samsung Galaxy S6 Section for further discussions here: Samsung Galaxy S6 General Discussions Android Forum at

Source: WSJ
LG is in an entirely different ball game with their par for the course HD screen on the Flex 2. We will see if they underclock the 810 in the G4.