Named unexpected reason for the presence in the market limited number of new smartphones with Snapdragon SoC 835
The flagship single-chip system Snapdragon 835, which is manufactured by Samsung according to the norms of 10-nanometer of technological process, was submitted in the beginning of the year.
She debuted in the Samsung Galaxy S8, and also appeared in such devices as Xiaomi Mi 6, Z17 Nubia, OnePlus 5 and Sony Xperia XZ Premium. New SOC is 27% more efficient than last year’s flagship SoC, the Snapdragon 820, while it consumes 40% less electricity.
Despite this, the market appears not much of the flagship smartphone, equipped with Snapdragon 835. Chinese analyst pan Sutan (Pan Jiutang) stated that the main reason lies not in the difficulties in the development of 10-nanometer technology and the fact that the party Snapdragon 835 is designed for Samsung Galaxy S8. It was previously thought. Pan Sutan said that the main reason is the high price, which pushes producers.
By this time last year the market was presented a large number of smartphones with the Snapdragon 820. If Qualcomm does not reduce the price of Snapdragon 835, the mobile platform may not be as popular as its predecessor, despite all the advantages.