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Samsung will supply its Exynos processors to Audi for use in its upcoming vehicles, Samsung has announced. The Exynos System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions will be implemented into Audi’s next-generation In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system, as Samsung takes further steps into the automobiles market.

Samsung’s Exynos processors feature multi-OS and multi-display support allowing them to power up to four different displays in a vehicle at any given time. “Samsung is fully dedicated to delivering robust and reliable yet high-performing solution to Audi for the next level of driving enjoyment,” said Charlie Bae, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, System LSI Business at Samsung Electronics.

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Samsung has used its Exynos processors to power smart devices since 2010 with the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy S smartphone. According to etnews, Samsung beat competitors Qualcomm, Intel and Nvidia for the opportunity to supply the chipsets to Audi.

“With Exynos processors, Samsung has proven its technology leadership in performance, reliability and innovative packaging solutions,” said Alfons Pfaller, Head of Infotainment Development at Audi.

Samsung and Audi have yet to reveal precisely when the first of these vehicles will go on sale.

Scott Adam Gordon
Scott Adam Gordon is a European correspondent for Android Authority. Originally from the UK, Scott has been tinkering with Android phones since 2011 and writing about them full-time since 2014. He now lives in Berlin with three roommates he never sees. Befriend him on Twitter and Google+ at the links.
  • DanG

    To the ones who will ask if the car would explode, the answer is no. It’s not the Samsung battery.

    • mark

      Yep – they need to stick an Iphone in there to make a car explode…

    • zeth006

      Nah, it’s just a joke horse that was beaten to death for a week and well after that.

  • lysul splay

    would you want your car to be running microsoft wimdows?

    • mark

      A lot of car entertainment systems do run on Windows. Don’t see what the problem is – whatever OS is used tends to be hidden well beneath the customised UI that’s actually put on there.

      • zeth006

        But how else am I supposed to look all edgy and hip by opposing our M$ overlords?

        • Ethan Campbell

          I have experienced the Creators Update firsthand as part of the Insider Preview, and I can truly say that Windows 10 is good, right up there with Windows 7. And I’m more of a Linux Mint person.

  • Deke

    Two manufacturers that I don’t like are uniting, now that’s funny.