Igeekphone August 10th news, foreign technology media Android Headlines interpretation Guo Mingqi recently about Qualcomm’s revelations, that Qualcomm has now and TSMC, Samsung finalized the production of Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 chip.
Kuo Mingqi said that Qualcomm is currently pushing forward its 3nm chips, and has already partnered with TSMC and Samsung Foundry to produce the flagship in 2024.
After Samsung produced several generations of Snapdragon flagship chips for Qualcomm, due to serious heat and low yield, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 order released last year was handed over to TSMC for production.
TSMC produced the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chips for Qualcomm last year, and will be responsible for the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chips this year.
Although TSMC is ready for the 3nm process, most of the production capacity has been handed over to Apple, and Qualcomm also insists on using the 4nm process for the sake of reducing manufacturing costs.
Igeekphone quoted the media point of view, TSMC is responsible for the production of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 processor, while Samsung is responsible for the production of Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 “for Galaxy” processor, in accordance with the situation of Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, will be followed by the “leading version” of the way open to other mobile phone manufacturers.
TSMC and Samsung also differ in the 3nm process, with TSMC still using the old FinFET transistor architecture; As Samsung moves to a more advanced GAA architecture, it is impossible to tell the difference between the two.