Samsung’s semiconductor arm has reportedly refuted a declare made by a tipster on X (previously generally known as Twitter) that the corporate was planning on rebranding its Exynos chips. The South Korean expertise conglomerate has additionally clarified that the corporate doesn’t plan to rename the chips used on many fashions in its smartphone lineup and that each one rebranding associated rumours are false. Samsung’s Exynos cellular processors compete with MediaTek and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips — these are additionally used to energy a few of Samsung’s handsets.
On Tuesday, tipster @oreXda posted on X that Samsung was planning on rebranding its Exynos cellular chips to “Dream Chip” or “Dream”. Nevertheless, the corporate rubbished the declare in an announcement to Android Authority. “The hearsay on rebranding will not be true. On your reference, the talked about model identify [Dream – ed] is solely an inner undertaking identify,” Samsung advised the publication.
The corporate additional confirmed that each one rumours associated to the corporate’s plans to rebrand the Exynos household of cellular processors “are usually not true,” in response to a different question despatched by the web site. Samsung has used Exynos chips on its smartphones for over a decade and it seems unlikely that the identify of its cellular processors shall be modified sooner or later.
Whereas Samsung’s flagship Exynos chips do compete with choices from MediaTek and Qualcomm, the efficiency of its cellular processors has considerably trailed the opposite chipmakers. Whereas prospects have complained about battery endurance points and thermal throttling on high-end telephones with Exynos chips, the corporate is tipped to equip its upcoming flagship smartphones with its in-house processors.
In line with current experiences, the telephone maker is predicted to equip some fashions within the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S24 collection of telephones with Exynos 2400 chips. Not like final 12 months, when Samsung outfitted all Galaxy S23 fashions with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy chip, it seems that solely the Galaxy S24 Extremely shall be outfitted with a Snapdragon chip in all markets.
In the meantime the opposite fashions will get Exynos 2400 chips — the one exceptions are China and the US the place all three fashions within the collection are tipped to be powered by Snapdragon chips. A current assertion by Qualcomm CEO Christian Amon means that the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 will not be the one chip that powers the upcoming Galaxy S24 collection.