Snapdragon 836 delayed until next year, Pixel 2 will use 835

September 8th, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will likely be powered by a Snapdragon 835, instead of a Snapdragon 836.

Apparently Qualcomm has been forced to delay the upgraded chipset until the beginning of next year. Snapdragon 836 is still likely coming, despite some other rumors.

So, 836: QCT had told GOOG to expect it, but then delayed it until early next year (tho perhaps under diff branding), forcing Pixels to 835.— Evan Blass (@evleaks) September 8, 2017

The Pixel duo is expected to become official on October 5.

If the differences between the Snapdragon 820 and 821 are anything to…

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