AMD right this moment confirmed at its Computex 2021 keynote, that the following flagshipExynos processor will embody the corporate’s RDNA2 graphics. Samsung earlier revealed that AMD graphics had been certainly making their option to Exynos processors. The corporate had not revealed when the transfer will really occur.
The brand new RDNA2 GPU will embody superior options like ray tracing and variable fee shading to supply greater constancy graphics and improved energy effectivity. For some context, RDNA2 graphics, AMD’s newest, are used within the model’s 6000 collection graphic playing cards, thePlayStation 5 and the Xbox Collection X/S.
“AMD has partnered with trade chief Samsung for a number of years to speed up graphics innovation within the cell market, and we’re completely satisfied to announce that we’ll deliver customized graphics IP (Mental Property) to Samsung’s subsequent flagship cell SoC (System on Chip) with ray tracing and variable fee shading capabilities,” Lisa Su, AMD CEO stated on the keynote.
What the transfer means for Samsung smartphones
The South Korean firm makes two variations of its flagship telephones. Whereas the items offered in nations just like the US are shipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon processors, these shipped in nations like India are powered by Samsung’s personal Exynos collection processors.
Samsung’s Exynos-powered processors have been criticised for comparatively weaker GPU and efficiency throttling when put up in opposition to their Snapdragon counterparts. Nonetheless, with the AMD RDNA2 GPU, these numbers may change rapidly.
It’s at the moment being rumoured that the primary flagship Exynos chip to come back with AMD graphics may very well be the rumoured Exynos 2200, which is predicted to energy not simply top-of-the-line telephones but additionally Samsung laptops.