Samsung has been known to launch its next-generation high-end chipset, the alleged Exynos 2200, for some time now and the company has finally revealed the launch date. The new flagship chipset will launch on January 11, which is also when the long-rumored Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition) could be unveiled worldwide. Here are the details for Samsung’s upcoming flagship Exynos chipset.
Samsung Exynos 2200 is coming
Samsung made the announcement via an official Twitter post. The next generation Exynos chipset comes with AMD’s RDNA2-based GPU, as confirmed in the tweet below. AMD RNDA2 graphics can also be found on the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles. It will be the result of the company’s partnership with AMD in 2019.
The chipset is aimed at gaming and is expected to come with features like ray tracing, which will be a first for a smartphone SoC. For those who don’t know, ray tracing is the simulation of light in 3D rendering for more realistic lighting and better graphics.
This is in addition to a number of enhanced features that the Exynos 2200 is expected to bring. According to previous rumors, the upcoming Exynos chipset could be a single Cortex-X2 core clocked at 2.9 GHz, three cores clocked at 2.8GHz and four cores at 2.2GHz. The AMD-powered GPU will likely be the Xclipse 920. named, which offers up to 17% improvement over its predecessor, according to recent leaks. The CPU would only see a 5% performance improvement over the Exynos 2100, while the SoC’s AI and ML smarts will see a whopping 117% improvement.
While not much is known about the upcoming chipset, it is expected to come with performance and efficiency gains over last year’s Exynos 2100. Galaxy S22 Series, but some regions (including Europe and India) that mostly get Exynos chipset backed models could get the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 S22 models This time.
However, it remains to be seen whether the chipset that Samsung plans to launch on January 11 will be the Exynos 2200. To find out what Samsung has in store for us at its January 11 launch event, stay tuned for all the updates you need!