Samsung has began teasing its subsequent flagship smartphone SoC — anticipated to be known as the Exynos 2200 — forward of a January 11th announcement with a tantalizing tidbit of data: the brand new chipset will function a GPU powered by AMD’s RDNA 2 graphics structure, higher recognized for powering the next-gen graphics on the Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5, and AMD’s RX 6000-series graphics playing cards.
Of course, on condition that the Exynos 2200 will probably be powering a smartphone, the brand new GPU gained’t be magically enabling next-gen graphics on par with essentially the most highly effective consoles and gaming PCs. But it possible will allow some enhancements in graphics, alongside with no matter different improve Samsung has up its sleeve for its newest flagship chip.
As a successor to 2021’s Exynos 2100, the Exynos 2200 will possible energy a few of Samsung’s strongest telephones in 2022, together with the presumed Galaxy S22 and S22 Ultra. As is often the case, although, it’s possible that telephones utilizing Samsung’s in-house designs will probably be restricted to worldwide fashions of its upcoming flagships, with the US variants presumably set to make use of Qualcomm’s lately introduced Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset as a substitute.
Fortunately, we gained’t have to attend lengthy to get extra particulars on the Exynos 2200 (or no matter Samsung calls it), on condition that the corporate is promising a proper debut on January 11th.