Samsung may bring Galaxy S22 with Exynos 2200 to US, SD898 to India

Yordan, 07 September 2021

The next Samsung flagship chipset is going to be the Exynos 2200, and it will power some of the Galaxy S22 phones, expected to launch in early 2022. Reports from South Korea claim that the company might break its traditions and could introduce phones with the in-house chipset to the United States and China.

Two major carriers in the countries, Verizon and China Telecom, have started negotiations with Samsung of getting exclusive variants with Exynos chips while their domestic competitors keep the Qualcomm option.

Samsung might bring Galaxy S22 with Exynos 2200 to USA and China

For the past five years, Samsung has split the chipsets of its S line in different markets. While the United States and China got the latest Snapdragon platform by Qualcomm, most other market received the fastest Exynos available.

However, it appears the latest Exynos is proving to be a powerhouse and that’s why carriers are trying to reach a deal with the Korean manufacturer.

Samsung might bring Galaxy S22 with Exynos 2200 to USA and China

The information, coming from South Korean bulletin board, also revealed 100% of Galaxy S22 smartphones in Europe will get the next Exynos as is the tradition, but India may move to team Qualcomm.

Another interesting detail the source revealed is the situation has caused internal turmoil at the Samsung HQ in Suwon. The IM (IT & Mobile communications) division is requesting the Semiconductor team to lower the cost of the chip “due to the low yield of Exynos 2200”. The Mobile team is already negotiating with Qualcomm for a lower cost, and that is why the S.LSI team is having a hard time declining any propositions.

Source (in Korean) | Via


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Total BS. Sd was superior for along time. And exynos wasn't thta bad but a bit behind sd. So for that time there was nothing wrong with exynos. Till exynos 990. The 990 was so crap people gave up on exynos or Sammy. And sd 888 vs exynos 2100 w...

Yes it did help very much(btw I mostly knew all of the hehe but I guess I can thank you for spending your time) and I totally understand now that ios is slightly suporier(in irl usage) due to the optimaztion.

No. He is right. Scamsung always gave poopynos to India first. When it became better (exynos 2200)sammy decided nah now India deserves sd when it is much worse.

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