Improved SoC and AI to make Samsung Galaxy S25 more costlier 

Key Points 

  • Qualcomm to start Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 chip production in the 2nd half of 2024.
  • Samsung Galaxy S25 series to feature new SoC with better AI capabilities.
  • Samsung to launch Galaxy S25 series at the start of 2025.

Samsung has reportedly started working on the Galaxy S25, while a recent report suggests that this lineup could be costlier than expected. Yes, the upgraded SoC and improved Galaxy AI capabilities could hike up the Galaxy S25 – especially the Galaxy S25 Ultra price.

As per the information, Qualcomm is gearing up to begin the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 chip production in the second half of 2024. This upcoming SoC will be manufactured on the 3nm process, promising significant advancements over the current Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chip.

This next-generation chip is expected to feature improved AI processing capabilities, to offer users a remarkable experience with upgraded performance and efficiency. Also, this Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 chipset is rumored to be boasted on Galaxy S25 models.

Hence the consumers of Galaxy S25 can anticipate a boost in overall device performance, enhanced AI-driven features, and a more seamless user experience. But, the introduction of this cutting-edge technology comes at a cost.


Due to the enhanced capabilities and advanced features of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 chip, the production cost is estimated to rise by 25-30% compared to its predecessor. As a result, this increase in manufacturing expenses is likely to impact the pricing of the Galaxy S25 series.

To be mentioned, the Galaxy S25 Ultra will pack Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 SoC exclusively. While, the Galaxy S25 and Galaxy S25+ might also boast this upgraded chip from Qualcomm in some regions and Exynos in others.

Samsung Galaxy S25


Improved SoC and AI to make Samsung Galaxy S25 more costlier 

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