Till now, three of the handsets with the latest flagship Snapdragon 888 is going to launch mid-January 2021. Now Samsung has officially confirmed, the Galaxy S21 series will be launching on January 14. Not only that two days ahead of the Galaxy S21 launch, “The Exynos is Back” event to take place. In other words, the Samsung Exynos 2100 will be unveiled on January 12. For the event, Samsung has used the tag line “Exynos is back” that means the company has achieved a new feat with the Exynos chipset.
Samsung Exynos 2100 – The Exynos is back
If we look at the past, Samsung has a bad history. Usually, to lower down the cost of the handset Samsung is used to make two variant of their flagship handset with two different processors. For India and UK, Samsung flagship was launched with Exynos chipsets. Whereas, for the rest of the market it was Snapdragon. In terms of performance, the Exynos is far behind than the Snapdragon until now. Samsung has seen a breakthrough performance gain on the Exynos. And this time it likely to surpass the Snapdragon 888 in terms of CPU performance.
Going by the chipset, the Exynos 2100 is the 2nd chipset after Exynos 1080 built using 5nm process. It has one core ARM X1 prime core clocked at 2.91GHz and three Cortex-A78 cluster cores clocked at 2.81 GHz. For the power-efficiency, it has four Cortex-A55 cores at 2.21GHz and further coupled with Mali-G78 GPU.
With the following configuration, the Exynos 2100 almost surpasses the Bionic A14 multi-core benchmark on GeekBench 5. The test has conducted on pre-production, the final product could surprise Snapdragon fanboys and Apple fanboys as well. If these results were not manipulated then the Exynos 2100 definitely going to take the lead as it has already beaten the Snapdragon 888. Anyway, the difference between the Snapdragon 888 and the Exynos 1080 is almost none. While the Snapdragon is made of flagship handsets whereas the Exynos 1080 is made for mid-range handsets.