SM8550-AC is Custom SoC For S23 Series | Snapdragon 8 Gen2 Overclocked Version
After the release of the Snapdragon 8 Gen2 with model number SM8550-AB. According to speculation of Ice Universe, there may also have an SM8550-AC version with, higher frequency, there is speculation that it is a customized version of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Series.
In meantime, several smartphones equipped with it, have already appeared on the Geekbench score site, including Samsung Galaxy S23 Series’trio. According to the exposure, Galaxy S23 Series is equipped with an overclocked version of Snapdragon 8 Gen2.
Including the Samsung Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra, which show a mega core CPU frequency of 3.36GHz and a performance core frequency of 2.80GHz and an efficiency core is 2.02GHz.
In addition to the Samsung S23 series, the Vivo X90 Pro+ and iQOO 11 are also equipped with Snapdragon 8 Gen2 chips, but these phones have a mega core frequency of 3.19GHz, which is the official value announced by Qualcomm, 3.1872GHz to be exact.
Ice Universe claimed that Samsung Galaxy S23 Series will use an “exclusive high-frequency version” of Snapdragon 8 Gen2. In addition to the CPU, Snapdragon 8 Gen2 GPU is also running at a higher 719MHz, above Qualcomm’s announced standard of 680MHz.
It’s unclear whether the chip for Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Series will be called Snapdragon 8+ Gen2 or some other name. But it seems that Qualcomm and TSMC have achieved a decent overclock from the technical side.