Samsung can be utilizing Snapdragon processors worldwide for its next-gen Galaxy S23 smartphones, in keeping with analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Samsung has usually shipped Galaxy telephones to the U.S. market with Snapdragon chips, whereas these in Europe and different worldwide markets typically housed Samsung’s personal Exynos chipset.
Samsung used Qualcomm to provide round 70% of the chips for the Galaxy S22 collection, in keeping with a latest report. In the previous, the Korean tech firm has usually used Snapdragon in its U.S. marketed smartphones, whereas utilizing Exynos in worldwide markets. But evidently Samsung could also be dropping its Exynos processor completely for its subsequent technology flagship Galaxy smartphones.
Back in February of this 12 months, early reviews didn’t paint a flattering image of the Exynos 2200, when in comparison with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. The prevailing concept at the moment was Samsung needed to throttle again the GPU on the Exynos 2200 as a way to keep away from overheating and maintain enough battery life.
If the move to solely use Snapdragon does occur, it may very effectively be as a result of efficiency, energy effectivity, or each. Qualcomm’s SM-8550, greater than prone to be named the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, reportedly has stronger efficiency than Samsung’s upcoming Exynos chip. According to Kuo, the Exynos 2300 “can’t compete” with the following technology Snapdragon. He additionally means that Qualcomm will acquire an excellent larger share of the high-end market with its upcoming SM-8550.
The Exynos chip has not had a very good observe file within the final couple of years. In 2020, followers of Samsung began a petition that garnered tens of 1000’s of signatures asking the corporate to cease utilizing the Exynos chips in its units. The name for the tip of Exynos by followers was introduced on by ongoing efficiency, battery life, and thermal points typically discovered on the Exynos variations of Samsung’s flagship units. Following the petition, Samsung said that each “Exynos and Snapdragon processors go through the same strict and rigorous, real-life testing scenarios in order to deliver a consistent and optimal performance over the entire lifecycle of the smartphone.”
While Samsung could also be dropping the Exynos in its Galaxy units, the corporate’s Mobile President TM Roh stated in a city corridor assembly again in April that it was engaged on making a brand new utility processor that can be “unique” to Galaxy smartphones. We will simply have to attend and see what all of this implies within the coming months, as extra leaks and rumors are absolutely to floor in regards to the Galaxy S23 collection.
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