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Samsung May Not Use Exynos Chipsets For Galaxy S24 Series

samsung logo Samsung is apparently going to stick with Qualcomm processors for its upcoming Galaxy S24 series phones and will not be using the Exynos system-on-chips (SoCs) at all.

If this news is true, then it looks like the South Korean conglomerate will be going with the same strategy it used for the current Galaxy S23 smartphones.

Samsung has been selling the Galaxy S flagships with either Snapdragon or Exynos processors (the only exception being the S6 lineup which was powered by Exynos) depending on region.

The Galaxy S23 phones were, however, introduced with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoCs only. They come with overclocked “For Galaxy” versions of the Snapdragon SoC that boast higher primary CPU and GPU frequencies.

Recently, there was some speculation that Samsung had hired a new internal team to build its own SoC. But the company was quick to refute these rumors. There was even some indication that it would keep working with ARM’s stock CPU cores for its mobile devices in the future.

Considering that Samsung revealed it had developed a 5G NTN (Non-Terrestrial Networks) modem technology and would be using it in Exynos chips, it’s safe to assume the company isn’t giving up on its home-brewed processors. 5G NTN lets you send and receive text messages and calls, and access data even without the need for a mobile cellular network.

Now what about the latest Galaxy S24 series leak picked up by SamMobile? It merely says that Samsung’s flagship smartphone series will be ditching Exynos completely, not that the company will never use its own chipset ever again.

The S24 phones are expected to feature Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processors. They could come with 1+5+2 CPU core architecture featuring one Cortex-X4 mega-core clocked at up to 3.75GHz, five Cortex-A720 CPU cores operating at 3.0GHz, and two Cortex-A520 CPU cores working at 2.0GHz.

Of course, it’s too early to find out anything for sure since Samsung is not anticipated to unveil the lineup before December 2023 or Q1 2024.