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Samsung is reportedly ending its ‘Mongoose’ custom CPU designs

Samsung chooses to use its own Exynos SoC in its flagships for the international market, while the same flagships use a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC in select markets like the USA. Within Exynos, Samsung has utilized custom Mongoose cores since 2016, starting with the Samsung Galaxy S7. A new report from Statesman suggests that Samsung is...

Samsung announces the 7nm Exynos 990 SoC and the 5G Exynos Modem 5123

At Samsung Tech Day 2019, Samsung has announced the system-on-chip that will almost certainly power next year's international variants of the Galaxy S11 phones: the Exynos 990. The company has also announced a new cutting-edge discrete 5G Exynos Modem 5123 that is meant to be paired with the Exynos 990.Exynos 990 The Exynos 990 is the...

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 660 And Snapdragon 630 — Two Upper Mid-Tier SoCs

Qualcomm has just unveiled two new mobile platforms: the Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630. These two new SoCs are designed to be used in upper mid-range devices but still provide flagship-tier performance with improved connectivity and faster charging. Back in November, Qualcomm announced its most powerful SoC yet - the Snapdragon 835. This chipset introduced Quick Charge...

Samsung Starts Mass Production of SoCs With 10nm FinFET Technology

Samsung has announced today that the company has started mass production of 10nm FinFET based System-on-Chips. The South Korean OEM claims that their SoC is the first one produced with such technology.In comparison to its 14 nm predecessor, Samsung’s new 10nm FinFET process (10LPE) adopts an advanced 3D transistor structure with additional enhancements in both...

AnTuTu Releases Report on Current Top 10 Smartphone SoC’s

AnTuTu, one of the most popular benchmarking apps, has released their report on the Top 10 Performance Smartphone Chips. This report comes at a time where we are seeing the newest generations of major chips battle it out in top tier flagships as well as down the line. Before starting off, the report notes that the...