The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 6 will not be powered by the Snapdragon 820 chipset unlike other 2016 flagship smartphones. Fresh Galaxy Note 6 rumors suggest that it will be powered by the enhanced Snapdragon 823 SoC along with 6 GB of RAM.
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge flagship smartphones from Samsung are powered by Snapdragon 820, but the Note 6 will be featuring Snapdragon 823 that function at a maximum speed of 3 GHz, Phone Arena reported. The Snapdragon 820 chipset can deliver processing speeds of up to 2.2 GHz.
Speculations indicate that the smartphones powered by Snapdragon 823 chipset can support up to 8 GB of LPDDR4 RAM. Apart from Galaxy Note 6, the SD 823 is expected to power LG G Flex 3 and an unknown Xperia flagship smartphone.
The Galaxy Note 5 is powered by Exynos 7420 SoC along with 4 GB of RAM. Samsung did not launch a Snapdragon 810 variant of Note 5 last year as the Qualcomm chip was rigged with thermal heating issues. However, there are no heating problems associated with SD 820 and SD 823 chipsets. The Galaxy Note 6’s SD 823 SoC will be supported by 6 GB of RAM. Samsung is already rumored to have started its mass production.
The Galaxy Note 6 is expected to arrive in three internal storage versions of 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. The Note 6 with 256 GB storage will be equipped with UFS 2.0 technology. The maximum writing speeds it can deliver is 850 MB per second whereas the maximum sequential writing speeds it can offer is 260 MB per second.
Recent rumors have suggested that the Note 6 will be featuring a 5.8-inch Quad HD screen. It will support microSD card storage and come preloaded with Android N. It is expected to feature an enhanced S-Pen stylus. The final version of Android N is expected to be available by July. Hence, the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 release date rumors indicate July or August arrival.