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Samsung seems to admit its flagship chip shortcomings in latest Exynos 2100 trailer


Samsung‘s next-generation flagship Exynos processor which will be known as Exynos 2100 is expected to be officially unveiled on December 15 which is only a couple of days away. Ahed of the event, the company’s Exynos chip division released a tweet which is accompanied by an emotional video showing gratitude towards fans of the brand.Samsung

The video is said to be an appreciation to fans for their loyalty but beneath the surface, it seems to suggest the Exynos team acknowledge their shortcomings. The brand is apologizing to loyal fans who were left disappointed by the performance of the 2020 Exynos 990 chipset used on the Galaxy S20 series.

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For successive years, Samsung’s Exynos chipset has often lagged behind those from Qualcomm but things seem to have nosedived further in the last few years. The Exynos chip now lag far behind those from Qualcomm. This year was perhaps the worst as the Exynos 990 was noticeably behind the Snapdragon 865 in performance such that a petition was initiated

and gathered momentum in an attempt to stop Samsung from using Exynos chip on its flagship.

The Exynos 1080 was announced by Samsung last month. The chipset is a flagship-grade Systems-on-Chip (SoC) but it isn’t the best we can get from Samsung. The Exynos 1080 chip will be released onboard the Vivo X60 series.

For its 2021 flagship, Samsung will utilize the Exynos 2100 for the Galaxy S21 series in some markets. On the other hand, the company will also launch a Snapdragon 888-powered version in selected markets.

The Exynos 2100 is built using Samsung’s latest 5nm EUV process and is rumored to feature four Cortex-A55 CPU cores, three Cortex-A78 cores, a brand-new Cortex-X1 core, and a Mali-G78 graphics chip.

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