Samsung is probably not left alone with its upcoming Exynos cellular processor with AMD graphics. In response to an business supply, the Chinese language firm Vivo will use the next-generation chip (presumably known as the Exynos 2200) in not less than one cell phone, suggesting that it’s going to not be restricted to only Galaxy telephones.
The supply doesn’t describe how this may occur, however maintains that the efficiency could be “very highly effective.” Energy consumption, nonetheless, may very well be excessive; the chip would eat extra energy than the older Snapdragon 810, claims the insider.
It has not been talked about when Vivo will launch a smartphone based mostly on the Exynos cellular processor with AMD graphics. Earlier rumors have urged that Samsung and AMD might debut that chip someday in July.
There is no such thing as a assure that Vivo could have a cell phone based mostly on the Samsung and AMD partnership, or that it is going to be broadly out there. Vivo used Exynos chips within the Chinese language variations of the X60 and X60 Professional, however switched to the Snapdragon 870 within the worldwide variations. Nonetheless, this may very well be excellent news for those who’re wanting to see how Samsung and AMD fare on this partnership.
AMD has promised that the chip will embody options usually solely seen on trendy laptop graphics playing cards, together with ray tracing. The problem, in fact, is that the business shouldn’t be standing nonetheless. It is nonetheless unclear what Qualcomm, Apple and different cellular chipmakers will provide when Samsung and AMD are prepared. This future Exynos might not look as highly effective if it is late sufficient that rivals have already caught up with it.