Samsung’s upcoming flagship SoC, Exynos 2100 has been in news quite a lot off-late. Last month, IceUniverse tipped that the upcoming Exynos 2100 will be more powerful compared to Snapdragon flagship SoC. As per the rumors, Exynos 2100 might use a 5nm fabrication process similar to other flagship SoCs. Now, Samsung has revealed that it will announce the next Exynos processor, which should be Exynos 2100, on 12th January. Samsung Exynos took it to social handles to share the announcement with the hashtag Exynos_is_back. The upcoming flagship Exynos SoC will power Samsung Galaxy S21 Series devices including Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra.
— Samsung Exynos (@SamsungExynos) December 18, 2020
Going by the latest rumors the Exynos 2100 will use a 1+3+4 core configuration. The ARM’s X1 prime core will be clocked at up to 2.91 GHz while the other three Cortex-A78s performance cores will be clocked at 2.81GHz. The remaining four cores will be four power-efficient Cortex-A55 cores will have a 2.21GHz clock speed. The SoC will feature an integrated Mali-G78 GPU which will handle all the graphic duties.
Samsung with Exynos 2100 is making a big jump in the naming. To those unaware, Exynos 2100 will succeed Exynos 990 which powers Samsung’s 2020 flagships including Galaxy S20, Galaxy Note 20 line-ups. The company might be doing it to keep the flagship processor naming in sync with the flagship smartphone? Exynos 2100 on Galaxy S21, not a bad idea I guess. What are your thoughts on the naming, drop a comment below.
As always Samsung will sell Exynos variants in some regions such as India, and Europe. While the other regions, such as the US, China, and Korea will get Snapdragon variants of the S21 series devices. For the last couple of years, Exynos SoCs have been one of the major concerns for smartphone buyers in regions like India, and Europe. With Samsung claiming Exynos is back, Samsung fans from these regions will certainly rejoice. What do you think about the upcoming Exynos flagship SoC? Do let us know in the comments below.