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Samsung reveals details for its new Exynos 1280 chipset

Samsung has already started shipping phones with its Exynos 1280 chipset, including the Galaxy A53, A33, and M33, but the company hasn't actually said a lot about the new chip. Now the company has (belatedly) revealed details about the new design, which will likely appear in more mid-range Samsung phones over the coming months. The Exynos...

Production issues could delay Samsung’s 3nm chips

Samsung's chipsets have come under fire with this generation, thanks to issues with both the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (produced by Samsung) and the Exynos 2200. There were rumors that Samsung's yield (the number of chips actually usable from a production run) was incredibly low, and it doesn't seem like things are set to...

Samsung Galaxy S22 FE could feature a MediaTek SoC as Exynos chips continue to lose ground

Samsung has historically released its flagship phones in two flavors: one variant featuring its in-house Exynos chipset and the other packing the equivalent Qualcomm Snapdragon chip. The Galaxy S21 FE, released earlier this year, also followed the same path, with Samsung offering both Exynos and Snapdragon variants based on the region. But it seems the...

Samsung announces the new Exynos 2200 SoC with Samsung Xclipse 920 GPU

The launch of a new chip is a big event in the smartphone space. Unlike phones that can be designed, manufactured, and sold by a number of OEMs, phone SoCs are limited to a handful of players, and even fewer of them compete in the flagship space. These flagship SoCs define the very competition expected...

Samsung was supposed to launch the new Exynos 2200 yesterday, but it didn’t

Samsung announced a few weeks back that it was going to launch the Exynos 2200 chipset on January 11th, 2022. It's the next generation of Exynos chipset and will likely be powering the Samsung Galaxy S22 lineup in Europe and other regions. It's made closely with AMD as a result of a partnership announced back...

Samsung will reveal Exynos chip with AMD graphics in January

Samsung started working closely with AMD back in 2019, with the goal of improving the graphics capabilities of Samsung's Exynos System-on-a-Chip (SoC) designs. Samsung confirmed at the time that the improved GPU capabilites would arrive roughly within two years, and a new tweet from the company confirms it might be ready for the launch of...

Samsung bets big on Qualcomm for the Galaxy S22

Samsung has historically remained reluctant to use Qualcomm chips in the Galaxy S lineup. The South Korean giant only releases Snapdragon variants of the Galaxy S phones in the US and China while the rest of the world gets Exynos models. However, it looks like 2022 will see Samsung leaning on the US chipmaker more than...

Samsung may finally use Snapdragon instead of Exynos on the Galaxy S22 series in India

Samsung is gearing up to launch its next-gen flagship lineup early next year. Recent rumors suggest that the company will unveil three devices -- the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 Ultra -- in February 2022, featuring upcoming Exynos and Snapdragon chips. Like every year, we expect Samsung to launch the Snapdragon variants...

Samsung’s next-gen Exynos chip with an AMD GPU will support ray tracing

While we're still a few months away from Samsung's next flagship smartphone lineup, leaks about the phones have already started popping up online. Over the last few weeks, we've seen leaked renders of all three devices in the upcoming Galaxy S22 series and learned quite a bit about their specifications. One of the recent leaks...

Samsung details its new 5nm chip that will power the Galaxy Watch 4 series

Wear OS-powered smartwatches have historically remained quite underwhelming in terms of battery life and performance. But there’s been a renewed push to turn the situation around with Google and Samsung teaming up to redesign the Wear OS platform and Qualcomm vowing to develop new chips designed for wearables from the ground up. The upcoming Galaxy...

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 can now run Android 11, unofficially

Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S and Note lineup are usually offered in two different processor variants around the world. While devices in the US, Canada, China, etc. receive the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, most other regions receive devices with an Exynos chip. The bootloader unlocking situation on the Snapdragon-powered models is somewhat complicated, thus the custom ROM...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 users can now experience One UI 3.1 on Android 11 with this ROM port

Samsung rolled out One UI 3.0 based on Android 11 for the Galaxy Note 10 Lite earlier this year in January. With the Galaxy S21 series launch, Samsung released One UI 3.1 with more new features and the software eventually landed on the Galaxy Note 10 Lite. The phone is powered by the Exynos 9810...