Rumors have been floating around for some time about a chipset with the model number MSM8998, which was rumored to be the Snapdragon 830. As it turns out, it's the model number for the Snapdragon 835.
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Samsung has confirmed today that it has started mass-producing 10nm chips, to be used in upcoming devices like the Galaxy S8. Samsung is also rumored to be manufacturing Qualcomm's Snapdragon 830.
Samsung will be building Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 830 chips, with the South Korean giant expected to utilize the SoC in its own Galaxy S8 flagship. This follows established historical trends.
Microsoft's list of minimum hardware requirements for Windows 10 Mobile devices has been changed again, this time removing support for the existing Snapdragon 625 and the upcoming Snapdragon 830.
Samsung is likely working on its next-generation mobile chip, which is supposedly built on a 10nm FinFET process and is currently hitting speeds of 4Ghz in tests, outperforming the Snapdragon 830.
A purported render of the new Surface phone has been published, along with alleged details of its specs - but with its launch still almost a year away, it's best to approach such 'leaks' with caution.
In the MSDN documentation that shows the system requirements for Windows 10 Mobile, it shows that a few new processors are supported, such as the rumored Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 and more.