Qualcomm and Samsung announced a strengthened strategic partnership with Samsung Electronics. Qualcomm and Samsung agreed to extend the patent licensing agreement for 3G, 4G, 5G and upcoming 6G mobile technologies until the end of 2030, making Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Snapdragon mobile computing platform Will support Samsung’s future top Galaxy products, including smart phones, PCs, tablets, extended reality and other applications. According to foreign media reports, Samsung’s own Exynos series of mobile processors will continue to be developed and produced, and there will be no rumors that production will be discontinued.
Foreign technology media Wccftech reported that although the performance of Samsung’s self-developed latest Exynos 2200 mobile processor was disappointing, and even the GPU developed in cooperation with AMD was not enough to solve most of the processor’s problems, Samsung still said at the quarterly earnings briefing that, The development and production of the Exynos series of mobile processors will not be discontinued. Samsung seems to realize that the performance of the Exynos series of mobile processors is not serious, and mobile processor development has returned to the initial design stage, saying that there is still a lot of work to be done.
Samsung is reorganizing its mobile processor research and development department. Samsung said, “It is reorganizing the mobile processor division and formulating plans to strengthen its competitiveness in the medium and long term. In particular, with a view to strengthening the competitiveness of the next-generation Exynos mobile processor, and through enhanced cooperation with leading IP companies, the In early design, we strive to maximize the market share of major customers. We also strive to expand wearable devices other than smartphones, improve the soundness of our action-oriented business structure, and ensure a diversified cooperation model.”
In 2022 or 2023, it will be difficult to see the successor to the Exynos 2200 mobile processor. Not long ago, the head of Samsung mobile business Lu Taiwen talked about the development of the unique Exynos series mobile processor plan, but did not mention any timetable. Not long ago, it was reported that Samsung will set up a joint working group to jointly develop a mobile processor, which is expected to be completed in the shortest time. According to current market news analysis, the Exynos 2300 mobile processor, which was originally expected to replace the Exynos 2200, seems not to be announced by Samsung in the near future. In the future, it is expected that the new generation of Exynos series mobile processors will be delayed until 2025.
As for the new Exynos series mobile processors, Samsung smartphones are expected to support the audience with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon series mobile processors. The three models of the Galaxy S23 smartphone launched in 2023 are expected to be equipped with Snapdragon. Dragon Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 flagship mobile processor, and this also means that Samsung will not use its latest 3nm GAA process technology to mass produce smartphone and tablet mobile processors.