Samsung claims its 3nm chips have stable performance and yield

Over the past few years, Samsung has struggled to surpass TSMC in the semiconductor chip manufacturing business. While it hoped to one-up its Taiwanese rival with 3nm chips, some reports claimed its yield is far too low. However, the South Korean firm claims there are no issues in its 3nm process. Samsung claims its 3nm […]

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Samsung’s first 3nm chip, Exynos W1000, goes official with powerful specs

Samsung has finally unveiled its first 3nm chip, the Exynos W1000. This powerful chip, made using Samsung’s most advanced fabrication process, will likely be used in the Galaxy Watch 7 and the Galaxy Watch Ultra. Let us check out what is special about this new wearable chip. Exynos W1000 uses a 3nm process and features […]

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Samsung strongly refutes rumors of defects in its 3nm chips

Samsung is the world’s biggest semiconductor chip firm but ranks second in the contract chipmaking segment. A few days ago, a report claimed that Samsung Foundry is having trouble producing 3nm chips. However, Samsung has refuted those rumors, claiming that all those rumors are groundless. Samsung denies it is having trouble in manufacturing 3nm chips […]

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Samsung will be ready to make 2nm mobile chips in 2025

Samsung Foundry unveiled its updated semiconductor chip process roadmap today. During the ongoing SFF 2024 expo in the US, the South Korean semiconductor chip giant unveiled its process roadmap for 2nm and 3nm chips and plans for specialized nodes for AI and automotive chips. Samsung Foundry plans to make 2nm chips in 2025 and 1.4nm […]

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With 3nm Exynos 2500, Samsung aims to match Snapdragon in power efficiency

After the disappointing Exynos 2200 chip, Samsung’s smartphone division decided to use the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip exclusively for the Galaxy S23. With the Galaxy S24, the Exynos chip came back and turned out to be a decent chip. With the next flagship Exynos chip, designed for the Galaxy S25, Samsung aims to match […]

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Galaxy Watch 7 could feature a 3nm chip called Exynos W1000

We exclusively revealed that Samsung’s next Galaxy Unpacked event will happen in early July 2024. During the event, the company will likely unveil the Galaxy Watch 7, Galaxy Z Flip 6, and Galaxy Z Fold 6. While the foldable phones will likely use the 4nm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 For Galaxy processor, the Galaxy Watch […]

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Galaxy S25 could be an excellent gaming phone, thanks to Snapdragon 8 Gen 4

Samsung will most likely launch the Galaxy S25 early next year, and the phone is expected to bring a big redesign. Apart from the new design, rumors claim it will feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 chip in some countries and the Exynos 2500 in others. While both chips will most likely be quite powerful, […]

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Samsung starts mass production of first 3nm Exynos chip, possibly for Galaxy S25

Samsung Electronics has announced that it has started mass-producing its first system-on-chip (SoC) using Samsung Foundry’s 3nm Gate All Around (GAA) process. The company’s partner, Synopsis, an electronics design automation firm, revealed that Samsung used its EDA suite to improve the chip’s performance. The First Samsung Exynos chip using the 3nm process is now under […]

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Samsung plans to start mass production of 2nm GAA chips next year

In the past few years, Samsung has seen a tremendous slowdown in its semiconductor chip foundry business. No big-name chip firm (apart from Samsung’s System LSI division that makes Exynos chips) has used Samsung Foundry’s 3nm and newer-generation 4nm process nodes. However, the company is still marching ahead with the development of newer chip process […]

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Samsung plans to start mass production of 2nm GAA chips next year

In the past few years, Samsung has seen a tremendous slowdown in its semiconductor chip foundry business. No big-name chip firm (apart from Samsung’s System LSI division that makes Exynos chips) has used Samsung Foundry’s 3nm and newer-generation 4nm process nodes. However, the company is still marching ahead with the development of newer chip process […]

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Galaxy S25’s Exynos 2500 to be more efficient than Snapdragon 8 Gen 4

Samsung is developing the Exynos 2500 chipset, which it could offer with the Galaxy S25 series smartphones in some regions. Last year, the company confirmed that it would make the upcoming chipset on Samsung Foundry’s second-generation 3nm fabrication process, which is expected to offer better power efficiency than not only Samsung’s 4nm fabrication process that […]

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Galaxy Watch 7 could launch in three variants, have 50% more power-efficient chip

A few days ago, we exclusively revealed that Samsung is seriously considering launching a new smartwatch with a squarer screen. Now, new rumors reveal more information about the Galaxy Watch 7 series, and it brings a surprise if the information ends up being correct. It could be getting a new variant and a brand-new processor. […]

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Samsung facing the heat from new contract chip manufacturers Intel and Rapidus

For the past few years, Samsung Foundry and TSMC were the only brands capable of making semiconductor chips on 7nm (or better) process nodes. While TSMC has been the best in performance and efficiency, Samsung was a good option for firms that couldn’t afford TSMC or get enough volume. Intel and Rapidus plan to make […]

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Samsung facing the heat from new contract chip manufacturers Intel and Rapidus

For the past few years, Samsung Foundry and TSMC were the only brands capable of making semiconductor chips on 7nm (or better) process nodes. While TSMC has been the best in performance and efficiency, Samsung was a good option for firms that couldn’t afford TSMC or get enough volume. Intel and Rapidus plan to make […]

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Samsung facing the heat from new contract chip manufacturers Intel and Rapidus

For the past few years, Samsung Foundry and TSMC were the only brands capable of making semiconductor chips on 7nm (or better) process nodes. While TSMC has been the best in performance and efficiency, Samsung was a good option for firms that couldn’t afford TSMC or get enough volume. Intel and Rapidus plan to make […]

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Samsung and Arm collaborate on next-gen Cortex-X CPU cores

Samsung Foundry, Samsung Electronics’ division that fabricates semiconductor chips, has announced its collaboration with Arm (Arm Holdings PLC) for optimized fabrication of next-generation Cortex-X series CPU cores. This collaboration will improve the performance and power efficiency of CPU cores using Arm’s latest Cortex-X series designs and fabricated using Samsung Foundry’s GAA process. Arm and Samsung […]

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3nm Dimensity 9400 to launch in late 2024 to compete with Exynos 2500

Four flagship smartphone processors will be launched by the end of this year: Apple A18 Pro, MediaTek Dimensity 9400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 4, and Samsung Exynos 2500 (tentative name). All four chipsets will be made using cutting-edge 3nm semiconductor chip fabrication processes. More details about the MediaTek Dimensity 9400 have been revealed. 3nm Dimensity […]

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Exynos 2500 specs leak before the Exynos 2400 has been thoroughly tested

Samsung unveiled its newest flagship smartphones for the year last week. The Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra are available for pre-order in several countries worldwide, and but they haven’t even reached customers yet. The performance and efficiency of the Exynos 2400 haven’t been tested widely, but some information about the Exynos 2500 […]

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