Samsung will introduce the 4 nm production process by the end of the current year. The indiscretions of recent months find, in these hours, new confirmations. The first SoC to benefit from the advantages of the Korean company’s new 4nm production process will not be an Exynos. As it had already emerged last July, in fact, the first SoC that will exploit this new production process will be the Qualcomm’s new top of the range arriving, as usual, by the end of the year.
Will Samsung’s first 4nm SoC be a Snapdragon?
It will be Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 the first SoC to take advantage of the Samsung’s 4nm manufacturing process. This production process will be ready by the end of the current year, in line with the traditional timing of Qualcomm’s high-end SoCs, usually ready by the end of the year. According to the first rumors, the new production process will guarantee a performance increase of 20%.
What will the new Snapdragon 898 look like?
The switch to Samsung’s new 4nm manufacturing process will provide Qualcomm’s new SoC with significant benefits. At the moment, the Technical specifications of the new SoC are still unknown. According to previous rumors, the new Snapdragon should adopt a co systemn three cluster architecture. Only in the coming weeks will the first information on the actual performance improvement compared to the Snapdragon 888 begin to arrive.
The first smartphones to be able to count on the new SoC should arrive on the market as early as January 2022.