According to recent reports, Samsung and Oppo are planning to transition to custom silicon chips to rival Apple’s A-series chips in the iPhone.

Oppo Find X5
Earlier this year, Chinese smartphone brand Oppo launched its first custom silicon chip, the MariSilicon X image processor, in the Find X5. Now, the company’s chip design team is developing an application processor (AP) and a complete custom system (SoC) on a chip for future OPPO devices. this house reports, Like Apple’s custom silicon chips, Oppo is looking to TSMC to make its chips.

this house It turns out that Oppo will launch its custom AP manufactured with TSMC’s 6nm process in 2023. This will be followed in 2024 by a full SoC, integrating APs and modems manufactured with TSMC’s 4nm process. The chips may not compare to the offerings of Qualcomm and MediaTek in terms of efficiency and manufacturing processes, but they may be adopted into entry-level mobile products before increasing market penetration over time.

During this, inews 24 Reports that Samsung smartphone chief Roh Tae-moon said at a company town hall meeting that “we will make an AP unique to the Galaxy.” The push towards custom silicon chips is reportedly being driven by GPS issues and poor thermal performance due to the Exynos 2200 chip in Samsung’s latest Galaxy S22 series smartphones. Samsung hopes to be able to reflect Apple with its custom chips, taking into account a number of considerations, rather than just putting performance at the fore.

The movement appears to be part of a growing ambition trend of Android smartphone brands to directly rival Apple and become the world’s largest smartphone brand, with Oppo looking to aggressively compete in the high-end smartphone market. Has planned and Xiaomi has “pledged to war”. Life and Death “Against Apple.

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