Future Samsung Exynos chips won’t feature custom CPU cores

Samsung has been one of the world’s largest chip manufacturers for the past few years — although that’s primarily due to the company’s memory and storage chips rather than application processors. But Samsung does make a lot of Exynos processors that power its smartphones, tablets, and other products. Up until now, these have included a […]

Samsung’s new Exynos 990 mobile chip could bring performance boost, 120 Hz display support

Samsung has unveiled a new “premium mobile processor” that could power the company’s next-gen flagship phones — at least in some markets. The company has a habit of releasing phones with Qualcomm Snapdragon chips in the US while using its own Exynos processors in other markets. Anyway, the new Samsung Exynos 990 seems like a significant […]

Samsung licenses AMD tech for mobile graphics

AMD’s Radeon graphics technology could be coming to smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. Or something. Samsung has announced it’s partnering with AMD to license AMD graphics intellectual property for use in future products “including smartphones.” While that could mean that we’ll see Radeon technology in upcoming Samsung Exynos mobile processors, this could also just be […]

Samsung’s Exynos 9820 is an 8nm chip that can handle 8K video

Samsung’s latest mobile processor is set to enter mass production by the end of the year, which means there’s a good chance you’ll see the Samsaung Exynos 9820 in at least some of the company’s flagship phones in 2019. It’s no surprise that the new chip is Samsung’s most powerful mobile processor to date. But it […]

Samsung introduces Exynos 9810 processor with AI and multimedia enhancements

Smartphone chips keep getting faster, but it takes more than speed to stand out these days. So Samsung isn’t just talking about how its new Exynos 9810 chip is faster than its predecessors. The company says the new chip also has a faster LTE modem and enhanced support for “deep learning enhanced image processing,” among […]

Samsung begins mass production of 10nm FinFET chips

Samsung’s chip manufacturing arm is making the move from 14nm chips to 10nm processors. The company says it’s the first to begin mass production of system-on-a-chip solutions using a 10 nanometer FinFET technology. What does that mean for consumers? Smartphones, tablets, and other products that offer better performance, longer battery life, or both. Specifically, Samsung […]