Samsung is reportedly preparing its new chipset model that is set to grace the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7, and will start mass production before the year ends.
According to a report by Sam Mobile, a report by Business Korea pointed out that Samsung is set to start the mass production process for its new Exynos 8890 chip in December, at the company’s Giheung plant. Dubbed as the new Exynos M1, the new chipset is said to be aiming to improve highly from its predecessor Exynos SoCs using the company’s very own custom Mongoose CPU cores.
This move to improve chipsets and introduce new and powerful processors is perceived as Samsung’s way of slowly becoming independent of mobile chipset CPU cores coming from different third-party companies such as ARM.
The South Korean tech giant is also allegedly working on developing their own GPU for their chipsets, but no further information is available regarding the matter.
Previous rumors have pointed out that the new Galaxy S7 may also be coming with two variants a “premium” and a “sub-premium” version. The device is expected to come with three different variants, too, each according to the chipset running it. Indian users, according to reports, can expect the Exynos 7422 on the device. For the company’s home Korean market as well as the European and Japanese markets, the new Exyno 8890 also known as the Exynos M1 will power the device. The Chinese and the North American markets will be having the new Snapdragon 820 chipset.
As for a possible release date for the new Galaxy S7 flagship, previous reports of sources coming from Samsung homeland South Korea have claimed that it will be in January next year, with a possible Jan. 19 rollout. The said date might be possible as it was also said that the design for the Galaxy S7 was finalized as early as September.