- Samsung has confirmed that its subsequent flagship Exynos chipset can have an AMD GPU.
- The agency introduced the information at its Exynos 2100 launch occasion.
- This factors to an AMD GPU inside 2022’s Galaxy S flagship line.
Samsung and AMD introduced a partnership to develop a cell GPU again in 2019, with a view to providing improved efficiency over its present Arm Mali GPU and shutting the hole to Qualcomm.
The Korean firm has simply introduced the Exynos 2100 processor, set to energy the Galaxy S21 sequence of telephones in some markets. But the brand new processor continues to be utilizing Arm’s Mali graphics as a substitute of AMD energy. However, Samsung LSI president and common supervisor Dr Inyup Kang has revealed throughout the launch occasion that its “subsequent flagship product” would have a “next-generation cell GPU” by AMD (skip to 12:48).
Samsung Semiconductor has now clarified to Android Authority that it was referring to its subsequent flagship Exynos processor slightly than the following flagship telephone.
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“By ‘subsequent flagship product,’ Dr. Kang meant Exynos,” an organization spokesperson instructed us, including that it wasn’t in a position to make clear particular units that may use the following processor.
Nevertheless, the affirmation that Samsung’s subsequent Exynos flagship processor would use an AMD GPU means we will anticipate it to land in 2022. In different phrases, it sounds just like the Galaxy S22 sequence might supply AMD graphics this time subsequent yr.
It’s nonetheless too early to inform whether or not an Exynos processor with AMD graphics will lead to class-leading GPU efficiency, however the preliminary effort will certainly set the muse for future efforts.