AMD is partnering with Samsung to provide RDNA 2 graphics technology for Exynos. Which may give a boost to the performance of the GPU in Samsung flagship phones.
Done Advertising About this at Computex 2021 After several leaks emerged regarding the partnership between Samsung and AMD in order to bring RDNA 2 to the flagship Exynos chip. But it was rumors at the time.
Read also: Samsung announces Galaxy Tab A7 Lite
The collaboration is now official. And we have more details on what AMD is bringing to Exynos chips.
It is noteworthy that this is not the first time that Samsung has collaborated with AMD, as both companies worked together in 2019.
This was done to bring the next generation GPU architecture to mobile devices.
Also Read: Tesla Cars Include RDNA 2 GPUs
Samsung’s collaboration with AMD:
During its Computex 2021 keynote, AMD teased some details about the upcoming Exynos chip with AMD graphics.
“AMD is collaborating with Samsung on the next generation Exynos chip that includes a custom graphics architecture based on the AMD RDNA 2 architecture,” she said.
Read also: AMD’s response to Nvidia’s DLSS is coming this month
AMD RDNA 2 architecture brings ray tracing and variable rate shading capabilities to leading mobile devices.
Although no more details were shared about this collaboration, the company did talk about how Samsung will share more details about its new 5G chipset later this year.
Looking at the statement, the successor to the Exynos 2100 chip can be seen later this year.
It also means that we can start to expect AMD-powered Galaxy S series devices by the first half of 2022.
Read also: Samsung has started producing iPhone 13 screens
There are also rumors that Exynos 2200 laptops with AMD graphics could start appearing as early as this year.
And it’s not certain if the AMD-Samsung partnership will give the Exynos series a much-needed boost.
It is known that graphic performance has always been the weakest point of Samsung’s internal Exynos chipset.
So that could soon change with AMD helping it with graphics, ray tracing, variable rate shading, and possibly more technology.
Read also: Samsung invests in Ada Health AI doctor app
AMD has partnered with Samsung to accelerate graphics innovation in the mobile market. So the next place you will find RDNA 2 will be the high performance mobile phone market.
Galaxy flagships in the US and some other markets are shipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon. While the rest of the world is getting Exynos chips.