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Samsung’s new Exynos 850 raises the bar for budget-focused mobile chipsets

The chip is designed for smartphones, tablets, wearables, and IoT devices.

What you need to know Samsung has shed more light on the specifications of its new Exynos 850 mobile processor. It is the first 8nm mobile processor that is designed for budget phones. The first phone to feature the new chip is the Galaxy A21s, which was announced last month.

Samsung introduced a new Galaxy A series phone called the A21s last month, featuring an Exynos  [Read More…]

‘Humiliated’ Exynos division laments use of Snapdragon in Korean Galaxy S20

The decision boiled down to a lack of satisfactory performance on the part of the Exynos 990.

What you need to know Even Galaxy S20s sold in Samsung’s home country sport a Snapdragon 865, instead of the company’s own Exynos 990. This departure from tradition was a surprise and has apparently left the Exynos team feeling ‘humiliated.’ A recent petition, too, has asked Samsung to stop selling “inferior Exynos phones.”

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Exynos review, one month later: As good as it gets

Samsung’s Exynos-powered flagship still isn’t perfect, but it is a much better phone than previous generations.

By this point, there isn’t a whole lot about the Galaxy S20 that we haven’t covered. There are three variants this year — the regular S20, the S20+, and a new Ultra with a 108MP camera — and all three models feature a stunning new 120Hz AMOLED panel and upgrades across the board.

But that’s not all to the story. Samsung  [Read More…]

Users are petitioning Samsung to stop using Exynos processors in its phones

It’s already gathered nearly 2,300 signatures in a single day.

What you need to know Some users are complaining about Samsung’s use of Exynos processors in its phones. Calling these products “inferior,” the petition asks Samsung to abandon the lineup and use only Qualcomm’s SoCs in its phones. In just a day, nearly 2,300 people have already signed up.

While Samsung may be proud of its capability to manufacture its SoCs in-house, its customers clearly aren’t satisfied  [Read More…]

Galaxy S20 tested: Snapdragon 865 vs. Exynos 990 in detail

Your Galaxy S20 experience will vary based on where you’ve bought the phone.

Like previous generations, Samsung is offering two variants of the Galaxy S20. Samsung sells Snapdragon 865-powered phones in North America, and in most global markets the Galaxy S20 series is powered by Samsung’s in-house Exynos 990 chipset. This isn’t new — Samsung has been dual sourcing chipsets going as far back as the Galaxy Note 3, which debuted back in 2013.

With two distinct  [Read More…]

Samsung’s 7nm Exynos 9825 goes official on the eve of Galaxy Note 10 launch

The Exynos 9825 will power the international variants of the Galaxy Note 10.

What you need to know With the Exynos 9825, Samsung is switching to a 7nm manufacturing node. The chipset shares the same cores as the Exynos 9810, but the switch to 7nm should eke out more energy efficiency. The Exynos 9825 will power global variants of the Note 10 series.

Samsung switched to the 8nm node with last year’s Exynos 9810, and while the  [Read More…]

The Galaxy Note 10 is now rumored to have an Exynos processor in the U.S.

The last Samsung phone to use an Exynos chip in the U.S. was the Note 5.

What you need to know Tipster Evan Blass says that the U.S. version of the Note 10 will have the Exynos 9825 processor. Samsung hasn’t used Exynos chips in the U.S. since 2015. However, the Verizon Note 10 is said to ship with the Snapdragon 855.

We’re just a matter of days away from Samsung unveiling the Galaxy Note 10 and  [Read More…]

Samsung to use AMD’s Radeon graphics IP in its Exynos chipsets

Samsung signs a multi-year partnership with AMD to use Radeon graphics in its mobile SoCs.

What you need to know Samsung inks multi-year deal to license AMD’s Radeon graphics IP. The deal involves Samsung paying AMD a technology license fee and royalties. Get ready to see significant graphics improvements in upcoming Exynos chipsets.

Samsung has made some pretty significant strides in recent years with its line of in-house Exynos chipsets, and the South Korean manufacturer is now  [Read More…]

Samsung’s latest Exynos 7904 chipset is tailored for the Indian market

Samsung says the Exynos 7904 will deliver ‘high-end multimedia capabilities’ in the mid-range segment.

Samsung has lost a lot of ground to Xiaomi in India over the last two years, but the South Korean manufacturer is finally going on the offensive. The company is all set to launch the Galaxy M series in the country on January 28, with the phones set to be positioned against Xiaomi’s Redmi lineup.

Ahead of the launch, Samsung has launched the  [Read More…]

Samsung unveils its first Exynos processor designed for cars

The Exynos Auto V9 will power Audi’s next-gen infotainment system.

Just a few days before CES 2019 begins, Samsung’s already made a pretty big announcement ahead of the convention — officially unveiling its Exynos Auto V9 processor.

As the name of the new chip suggests, this is designed for automobiles and the first Exynos processor of its kind. As of right now, it’s scheduled to first be used to power Audi’s “next-generation in-vehicle infotainment system” that’s expected  [Read More…]