Samsung is holding a devoted occasion to unveil its next-gen flagship Exynos chipset on January 12. The particular broadcast occasion will start at 9 AM ET and will likely be live-streamed on Samsung’s YouTube channel. Expected to be known as the Exynos 2100, the upcoming chipset will energy the worldwide variants of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S21 collection telephones.

Like Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888, which is anticipated to energy almost all the very best Android telephones this 12 months, the Exynos 2100 will likely be constructed on a 5nm EUV course of. As per a current leak, the Exynos 2100 can have an “ultra-high-performance” core working at 2.9 GHz, three efficiency cores working at 2.8GHz, and 4 energy-saving cores clocked at as much as 2.4 GHz. Rumors additionally counsel the upcoming chipset will function a Mali-G78 GPU and an built-in 5G chipset.

While final 12 months’s Exynos 990 wasn’t as spectacular as Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865, Samsung guarantees the upcoming Exynos 2100 will “redefine the usual for premium cell expertise.” Preliminary benchmarks of the chipset, which have been leaked on-line final month, counsel it could possibly be extra spectacular than Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 by way of efficiency. However, it stays to be seen if the chipset will likely be equally spectacular by way of effectivity.

What additionally stays to be seen is that if Samsung will use the Exynos 2100 contained in the Korean Galaxy S21 variants. Last 12 months, it went with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 chipset for the Korean Galaxy S20 collection telephones because the Exynos 990 wasn’t “adequate.”

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