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  • Samsung focuses more on its semiconductor business to bring new K-Chips

    Samsung focuses more on its semiconductor business to bring new K-Chips

    The flagships from Samsung with Exynos chipset series have always caught in comparison with the variants that come with Qualcomm's Snapdragon chipset series. Sadly, the ones with Exynos chipsets were always defeated in the battles due to weaker performance. By being determined to win for once, the Korean tech giant has raised the efforts into research and development for a new K-Chip series.

  • The next-gen Nintendo Switch might feature a processor made by Samsung and AMD

    The next-gen Nintendo Switch might feature a processor made by Samsung and AMD

    Although Nintendo Switch has been launched almost three years ago, the console is still a popular choice for gaming while everyone is staying home now. Not to mention with the launch of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Nintendo Switch has reached the peak of selling out the consoles across regions, making the company raise production by 20 percent to counter the shortage. While Nintendo is busy with the production of the Nintendo Switch, there is still rumour coming up for the next generation console saying it will use a processor by Samsung and AMD.

  • Samsung Exynos 1000 has a performance increase of 190% compared to SD865

    Samsung Exynos 1000 has a performance increase of 190% compared to SD865

    Whenever Samsung launches a new smartphone series, the Malaysian market will always get the Exynos variant. Some people may be cool with it, but some may not as they prefer the one that comes with a more powerful Snapdragon Qualcomm chipset. However, it looks like Samsung is going to change that as the Exynos 1000 is rumoured to be three times faster than Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865.

  • Samsung had more CPUs in development before shutting down the project

    Samsung had more CPUs in development before shutting down the project

    If you recall, there was a rumour yesterday that Google may be working on a new custom CPU for its Pixel devices with Samsung. The latter used to make its own Exynos chipsets for its devices until it decided to shut down its custom CPU division last year. However, it seems that Samsung may still have a few Mongoose custom CPUs up its sleeves.

  • Samsung reveals big plans for 2019

    Samsung reveals big plans for 2019

    Samsung has many plans in store for 2019. For starters, during SDC 2018 they announced the Infinity Flex Display and the new Samsung One UI which will be coming to their devices soon. And now, they’ve announced their latest most powerful chipset, which will likely be used in the 2019 models of their flagships besides adding in a new range of budget phones as well. 

  • Rumours: Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature the Exynos 8895 SoC with the new ARM Mali-G71 GPU

    Rumours: Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature the Exynos 8895 SoC with the new ARM Mali-G71 GPU

    We are still in 2016, and the rumours for next year’s Samsung Galaxy S8 is already out. It has been reported that the next flagship from the Korean company will be using the in-house Exynos 8895, featuring the new Mali-G71 GPU from ARM.

  • Pantech Snapdragon 800 Smartphone Benchmarks Beat Exynos 5 Octa!

    Pantech Snapdragon 800 Smartphone Benchmarks Beat Exynos 5 Octa!

    In our first smartphone view of Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 800 processor, a Pantech smartphone recently got an amazing score on the AnTuTu benchmark site. Previously, the king of the AnTuTu benchmark score was the Exynos 5 Octa powered Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 with an AnTuTu score of 27000+. The new Snapdragon 800 powered Pantech smartphone got a score of 30133, beating the S4 by an amazying 3000 point margin.

  • Exynos 5 Octa powered Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 Battery Tests Completed

    Exynos 5 Octa powered Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500 Battery Tests Completed

    When Samsung first announced their 8 core Exynos 5 Octa processor we were quite enthusiastic. Imagine, a more powerful processor that combines best of class performance with great power efficiency. The fact that Samsung have used both this processor and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 in their Samsung Galaxy S4 means that we can make a more focused comparison between the two processors. On one hand, the Exynos 5 Octa has already proven that it is more powerful, however, does it achieve what it initially claimed, as in better power efficiency? Check out the graphs below:

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  • Why is the Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV Exynos 5 Octa Version so Rare?

    Why is the Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV Exynos 5 Octa Version so Rare?

    The Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV is an impressive smartphone in either its Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 version and its Exynos 5 Octa version. However, recent benchmarks of the Samsung Exynos 5 Octa have revealed that it is a lot more powerful than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 version. The question here is, why has Samsung made nearly 70% of its Samsung Galaxy S4 / S IV smartphones using the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600? Why haven't they used just the Samsung Exynos 5 Octa?