According to purported report out of South Korea, Samsung is set to mass produce Exynos 8890 chipset for the Galaxy S7 at sometime this year in December 2015. Reportedly it was spotted as “universeal8890”, means it may released as Exynos 8890 rather than the Exynos M1 designation. Rumors surfaced claiming that the development completion may be done by year’s end.
Although it has been alleged that the Korean giant has been testing the Samsung Galaxy S7 with bot of its own Exynos chipsets and also with the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 SoC, which was apparently tipped in the past. Now that in another clarification, it has given that Samsung will be ready to put its Exynos 8890 mobile chip into mass production.
Samsung is said, preparing to mass produce its Exynos 8890 chip in time for the launch of Galaxy S7. Interestingly, the SoC is said to feature a custom CPU core designed specifically by Samsung itself. Geekbench 3 reveals the new octa-core 8890 is unbelievably powerful, and sources in China gave us hints at the possible specs we should expect.
The release date timeframe for Samsung Galaxy S7 flaghsip is speculated to make some time in the first half of 2016. New report also reveals that the mass production of the next-generation Exynos 8890 AP using Samsung’s core CPU in the Geheung plant from December. It is said the Exynos 8890 custom cores to be built upon ARMv8 architecture, and Samsung will tweak it to boost the performance.
Admitted that Samsung is designing its own mobile cores will eventually helps it produce both smartphones and semiconductors to gain competitive edge over Apple and Qualcomm in redusing cost and improving chip products for handsets. The report also says that “Samsung is looking to hire people from AMD, even though the Korean giant dismissed the report saying that it was just a rumor,” by an industry official to Korea Herald.