Samsung is likely one of the few smartphone producers to design its personal chips; the others are Google, Apple, and Huawei. Whereas that is true, many of the telephones from Samsung truly use chips from Qualcomm and Mediatek. Now, in line with the Korean Times, Samsung is planning for half (or extra) of its telephones to make use of Exynos chips subsequent 12 months.
Solely a small p.c of Samsung telephones use the Exynos chips
Proper now, we all know that Samsung places its Exynos chips into the worldwide model of its flagship telephones, whereas the American model will get a Snapdragon chip. It’s been this manner because the Galaxy S7. Together with the flagship-grade chips, Samsung additionally manufactures mid and lower-tier chips for its telephones.
Regardless, the corporate solely provides about 20% of its telephones with its home-made chipsets. At this level, Samsung depends on largely Qualcomm and Mediatek chips for its telephones.
Samsung is aiming for 50%-60% of its telephones to make use of Exynos chips
Samsung has actually been ramping up its manufacturing of Exynos chips in the intervening time. The corporate stated that it’s been increasing its amenities for packing, substrates, and check companions at a speedy price.
A number of of Samsung’s companion corporations have additionally been placing loads of work and cash into this enterprise. Hana Micron, a semiconductor testing firm, determined to take a position 150 Billion Received (Simply north of $126 million) in growing manufacturing. One other firm, Nepes Ark, only recently invested 99.5 billion Received (about $84 million) to extend manufacturing.
So, what’s going to subsequent 12 months’s Exynos chips provide?
Samsung’s Exynos chips have at all times gone head-to-head with Qualcomm’s chips, however just lately, they’ve suffered from some efficiency and overheating points. The corporate stated that these points have been mounted for the following iteration to come back subsequent 12 months, the Exynos 2200.
In line with Samsung, there might be some main efficiency positive factors, particularly within the graphics division. The corporate partnered with AMD to assist with the graphical efficiency. The 2 corporations each began working collectively in 2019, and we’re beginning to see the fruits of their labor.
AMD introduced that the Exynos 2200 will truly assist ray tracing. That’s a significant feat for any cellular processor, and we’re all excited to see if that’s attainable. The factor is, we’ll have to attend some time after it launches to see some precise ray tracing; it’s as much as app builders so as to add that function in.
Samsung additionally stated that it’s been engaged on the overheating subject the Exynos chips have been having. This was largely because of 5G utilization. The corporate should have loads of religion within the adjustments made as a result of it desires to nearly triple the Exynos chips we see subsequent 12 months.