AMD and Samsung have reached a deal that will bring Radeon graphic solutions to future Samsung mobile devices, including smartphones.
The partnership will effectively license AMD’s custom graphics IP based on the recently announced RDNA architecture in return for which Samsung will pay royalties.
The deal is a multi-year collaboration, which Samsung hopes will allow them to advance future smartphone productivity and innovation. For AMD this is a chance to reach a wider audience in the mobile market and expand their Radeon user base and development support globally.
“We look forward to working with AMD to accelerate innovations in mobile graphics technologies that will help take future mobile computing to the next level.” - Inyup Kang (Samsung)
good for gamers, not for the pockets
Hope Samsung invests heavy into smartphone cooling with those Radeon chips inside.
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