Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 830 chipset was in the news for some time now, with recent rumors alleging that the giant company Samsung will be manufacturing the chip on Qualcomm’s behalf. The news has taken unique turn, the chip has gone into production on India’s export/import tracking list with Zauba model number MSM8998.
Zauba listing Snapdragon 830 listed as MSM8998, with several entries in India from September 12th to October 6th with total 80-units delivered to an Asian country, for testing purpose. The device sent for testing purpose originated from the US. It will be a piece of mischief to leak details, but this is generous, to give a slight idea about the device. The prototype device which features chip comes with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 64GB of inbuilt memory. The prototype device which is shipped in India is estimated with a price tag of $1,541 which makes 102,641 INR.
If earlier rumors to be trusted, Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 will use 10nm FinFET process with Kyro 200 architecture and 540 Adreno GPU with X16 baseband capable of download 98Mbps and has LPDDR4X memory, also with dual lifting functionality and performance. According to rumors, the Snapdragon 830 will be dubbed as SD 835.