Samsung Looking To Enter The Mobile GPU Race With In-House GPU For Note 5
Looks like Samsung is looking to make some drastic changes in its next
Galaxy Note tablet. The manufacturer is allegedly preparing its own GPU
to replace the Mali T760 found on the Exynos 7 Octa which powers the
Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The Mali T760, which is manufactured by chipmaker
ARM comes short when compared to rival Qualcomm’s Adreno 420. To learn
in depth about the Mali T760 and the Exynos 7 Octa compared to the
Adreno 420 and the Snapdragon 805 on the Galaxy Note 4.
Samsung To Manufacture In House GPU To Power The Samsung Galaxy Note 5.
A report straight out of Korea, Samsung’s home country, states that
the manufacturer is looking to shake things up with the Samsung Galaxy
Note 5. According to ZDNet Korea, the company is in the final stages of
developing its own GPU for mobile devices and that the chip will be
ready for the market by mid-2015.
There has been quite a lot of word already about Samsung preparing
its own application processors to replace ARM’s cores found in its
current Exynos 7 Octa. The company confirmed this itself at last year’s
Analyst Day conference. Rumors also followed about the company working
on its own GPU, and today’s report from Korea ads further weight to
If true, then next year could be a very interesting year for mobile
devices, with Samsung also become less dependent on third party
manufacturers and suppliers for its devices. The company will also be
able to exert greater control over its design and with its own
manufacturing facilities could introduce a great variety of new features
and products to the market. Its a little too early to making concrete
predictions right now but things do look to be moving in a new
direction. We’ll keep you updated as this develops.