Earlier this week, Qualcomm lastly lifted the curtains off the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, their newest flagship SoC. Whereas the corporate was in a position to reveal a variety of the small print through the Tech Summit, the one factor that they didn’t inform is the corporate behind the 4nm course of. Qualcomm has now determined to disclose that Samsung Foundry is chargeable for the manufacturing of the chip.
Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon revealed throughout a Q&A session at their annual summit that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is made by Samsung Foundy and its newest 4nm course of. On the identical time, Alex Katouzian, SVP and Common Supervisor of Qualcomm’s Cell, Compute, and Infrastructure division mentioned to the reporters in South Korea that the brand new flagship chipset isn’t made by TSMC.
The Newest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is Constructed by Qualcomm’s Greatest Competitor
For these questioning, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 shall be competing with Apple’s A15 Bionic, MediaTek’s Dimensity 9000, and Samsung’s Exynos 2200 chipsets. Each the Apple and MediaTek chipsets are made by TSMC, which additionally occurs to be Samsung Foundry’s largest competitor. Then again, the Snapdragon and Exynos chips are made utilizing Samsung’s 4nm course of.
On the time of writing, we’re not certain about how the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 goes to match towards the aforementioned rivals and with no actual scores for the Exynos 2200 within the tow, it’s all based mostly on speculations. The most important ace that the Exynos has up its sleeve is that it will be that includes AMD’s RDNA graphics with Ray Tracing assist. So, that’s undoubtedly one thing that you’re going to need to stay up for.
Samsung is claimed to launch the Galaxy S22 lineup someday in February subsequent yr and till then. Right here is hoping that Qualcomm has lastly discovered a worthy contender within the Exynos 2200.