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Samsung could offer Exynos S21 FE to make up for SD888 shortfall




Samsung Galaxy S20 FE front display

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  • Samsung is said to be considering offering an Exynos version of the Galaxy S21 FE.
  • The company is believed to be able to take this path due to the lack of Snapdragon 888 chipsets.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE It is expected to launch later this year, but a global chip shortage appears to be affecting its launch plans. Now, a new report suggests that Samsung could actually change the major S21 FE specs to bring the smartphone to market.

Korea daily business outlet (h/t: Sleepy Kuma on Twitter) claimed that Samsung could make up for what it lacks. Snapdragon 888 Some S21 FE models also use Exynos chipset chipset.

“It is known that Samsung is strongly considering plans to replace the shortfall in the Qualcomm Mobile AP. [application processor – ed] Together with the Samsung Exynos AP, we will release it to the global market.” The outlet also claimed that the phone would debut in the fourth quarter of this year, citing chipset supply issues.

So, it looks like we’ll be seeing two versions of the smartphone that closely match Samsung’s flagship strategy anyway. The manufacturer has traditionally used Snapdragon silicon for its US and Chinese versions, and Exynos chips for such cases as EMEA markets and India.

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we are the manufacturer Exynos 2100 In fact, if you choose to release the Exynos version of the S21 FE. Samsung expected to unveil Exynos 2100 successor AMD Graphics Later this year, however, this looks set to debut inside its flagship in 2022.

With that said, the phone considered to be the Galaxy S21 FE FCC passed Earlier this week, one of the notable details in the file was a mention of the Snapdragon 888 SoC (“SM8350”). So it looks like Samsung, at least in some capacity, sticks with the Snapdragon chipset.

Still, releasing a version of a phone that uses a different chipset is not a simple matter, even for a company with its own chip design capabilities like Samsung. In addition to the logistics and lead times involved, manufacturers must invest time optimizing new variants for battery life, performance, camera quality, etc. (some of which may depend on the Exynos S21).

This isn’t the only scuttlebutt we’ve heard of an upcoming smartphone. One report claims that Samsung can only launch the phone in European and American markets. Either way, it seems we have a fluid situation on our hands.


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