Ever since Google officially announced that the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro coming this topple will be powered by a custom-designed chipset, hypothesis has been rampant in regards to the reality that Samsung’s fabs would be manufacturing it.
That is no longer astronomical recordsdata in itself, but this present day’s rumor just might be, if it pans out. It seems to be esteem Tensor might also just be a renaming/rebranding of an unreleased Exynos SoC that Samsung has been engaged on for more than a 12 months, the Exynos 9855, which furthermore goes by another codename: Whitechapel. That is the identical codename because the one Google makes use of internally for Tensor.
This SoC used to be it sounds as if developed similtaneously the one codenamed Exynos 9925, that will pause up being marketed as Exynos 2200 next 12 months when it launches in the Galaxy S22 line – here’s the one that will sport AMD’s RDNA2 GPU.
Given the inner designations, the Tensor/Whitechapel/Exynos 9855 seems to be nearer to the Exynos 9840 – which you might also know by its commercially marketed title of Exynos 2100. Here’s the SoC inner the Galaxy S21 family in some markets. So, maybe unsurprisingly, seek recordsdata from Google’s chip to rate in performance someplace in between the Exynos 2100 and the upcoming Exynos 2200.
That is completely fitting with the unencumber schedules of these three lines – Exynos 2100 in early 2021, Tensor in gradual 2021, Exynos 2200 in early 2022. If all of this turns out to be correct, then Samsung seems to be to beget had more important contribution to the Tensor project than Google would beget you believe.
It indubitably doesn’t appear to be just a fab for it, and it seems to be to be to be like likely that Google and Samsung beget been working collectively on its construction from the beginning.
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