Samsung’s semiconductor arm has reportedly denied a declare made by a tipster on X (previously referred to as Twitter) that the corporate was planning to revamp its Exynos chips. The South Korean tech conglomerate has additionally clarified that the corporate has no plans to rename the chips utilized in many fashions in its smartphone vary and that any rumors about branding are false. Samsung’s Exynos cellular processors compete with MediaTek and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips – these are additionally used to energy a few of Samsung’s handsets.
On Tuesday tipster @oreXda published on X that Samsung had plans to rebrand its Exynos cellular chips to “Dream Chip” or “Dream”. Nevertheless, the corporate denied the declare in a press release to Android Authority. “The rumor of rebranding shouldn’t be true. To your reference, the talked about model title [Dream – ed] is just an inner undertaking title,” Samsung instructed the publication.
The corporate additional confirmed that every one rumors associated to the corporate’s plans to rebrand the Exynos household of cellular processors “usually are not true” in response to a different question despatched by the web site. Samsung has used Exynos chips in its smartphones for greater than a decade, and it appears unlikely that the title of its cellular processors will change sooner or later.
Whereas Samsung’s flagship Exynos chips compete with choices from MediaTek and Qualcomm, the efficiency of its cellular processors has lagged behind the opposite chip makers. Whereas clients have complained about battery life points and thermal throttling on high-end telephones with Exynos chips, the corporate is tipped to equip its upcoming flagship smartphones with its in-house processors.
Based on the newest reviews, the cellphone maker is anticipated to equip some fashions within the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S24 sequence of telephones with Exynos 2400 chips. In contrast to final yr, when Samsung geared up all Galaxy S23 fashions with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy chip, it seems that solely the Galaxy S24 Extremely will probably be geared up with a Snapdragon chip in all markets.
In the meantime, the opposite fashions will get Exynos 2400 chips – the one exceptions being China and the US, the place all three fashions within the vary are purported to be powered by Snapdragon chips. A latest assertion from Qualcomm CEO Christian Amon means that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 will not be the one chip powering the upcoming Galaxy S24 sequence.