Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra smartphone enters development stage: Here’s what to expect- Camera, processor and more | Mobile News

Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra smartphone enters development stage: Here’s what to expect- Camera, processor and more

Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra is now officially in the works as it appears on the IMEI database. Know what’s coming next year as Samsung's kickoff the development.

| Updated on: Jun 10 2024, 07:23 IST
iPhone 16 aims to surpass Samsung Galaxy S24's AI dominance THIS way
Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra smartphone enters development stage
1/6 In the race for artificial intelligence supremacy among flagship smartphones, Apple appears to be gearing up to outshine its rivals, particularly the Samsung Galaxy S24 and Google Pixel 8 series. Reports from Taiwanese site Economic Daily News, suggest that the upcoming iPhone 16 line will be equipped with an A18 chipset boasting a Neural Engine with significantly more cores than its predecessor, the A17 Pro used in the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. (Apple/ Samsung)
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2/6 The Neural Engine is a crucial component of Apple's chipsets, dedicated to handling AI and machine learning tasks. Increasing the number of cores in the Neural Engine aligns with Apple's strategy to enhance its AI capabilities significantly. While the exact core count for the A18's Neural Engine remains undisclosed, the A17 Pro featured 16 cores, implying a noteworthy advancement in AI processing for the iPhone 16 series, Techradar reported.  (AP)
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3/6 Notably, this potential upgrade marks the first instance of Apple augmenting the Neural Engine's core count since the iPhone 12, indicating a substantial leap in AI capabilities for the upcoming iPhones. (Unsplash)
Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra smartphone enters development stage
4/6 Nevertheless, it's crucial to recognize that core count alone does not determine performance, as demonstrated by the A17 Pro's Neural Engine outperforming the A16 Bionic despite having the same core count. While this leak should be taken with caution, expectations are high for the A18 to deliver significantly improved AI capabilities. (HT Tech)
Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra smartphone enters development stage
5/6 There's speculation about whether all iPhone 16 models will feature the A18 chipset. Apple has traditionally reserved its latest chipsets for the Pro models. Furthermore, rumors suggest that certain advanced AI features may be exclusive to the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max, potentially leaving the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus with a less powerful chipset. (Apple)
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6/6 The exact nature of the lesser chipset remains uncertain, with possibilities ranging from the current A17 Pro to a modified version of the A18 with fewer Neural Engine cores. Regardless, it appears increasingly likely that this year's Pro models will equip Apple with the hardware needed to rival Samsung and Google in the realm of AI, though the software and additional features remain uncertain. (AP)
Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra smartphone enters development stage
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Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra launching next year as development kick starts, check details. (HT Tech)

After the success of the Samsung Galaxy S24 series and the introduction of Galaxy AI, the company has shifted all its focus to the next year's Galaxy S25 series. A new report highlights that Samsung have already officially started working on the Galaxy S25 Ultra. While the official announcement of the smartphone is still six months away, Samsung is ready to bring the new generation of S-series to the market next year. Know what the new leak reveals about the Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra.

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More about Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra
  • 12 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Storage
  • 6.92 inches Display Size
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Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra

According to an Android Headline report, the upcoming  Galaxy S25 Ultra was spotted on the IMEI database with model number SM-S938U. It is suggested that the “U” present in the model number denotes “US”. However, the smartphone will be available in the global market as well. The report also highlighted that Samsung may have been planning to expand its popular flagship smartphones to several regions of the world. 

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While the leak did not provide any information on specifications and features, but it highlighted that the chipset for the Samsung Galaxy S25 series may vary based on the region. This means in some countries the smartphones will be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 chipset, especially in the US. whereas, in some locations, the Galaxy S25 series may be equipped with Exynos 2500. This strategy was also followed with the Galaxy S24 series, where the Galaxy S24 and S24 Plus feature Snapdragon and Exynos chipsets based on region. 

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Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra expected specs

Based on rumours from a tipster named Ice Universe, the Galaxy S25 Ultra may sport a quad-camera setup that is expected to include a 200 MP main camera, 50 MP Ultra Wide camera, 50 MP telephoto with 3x optical zoom, and 50 MP super telephoto with 5x optical zoom. Another tipster also revealed that Samsung may integrate UFS 4.1 storage for the Ultra variant next year. It may also come with 16GB RAM and 512G and 1TB storage options. 

As the Samsung Galaxy S25 Ultra is still in its early stages of development, we will have to patiently wait and see what Samsung has planned for next year's S-series smartphone. 

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First Published Date: 07 Jun, 12:23 IST