Samsung Exynos 1080 benchmarked
Samsung has recently unveiled some details of its upcoming chipset, the Samsung Exynos 1080.
As posted by Antutu, the Samsung Exynos 1080 utilizes semi-conductor technology and is based on a 5nm architecture. Its specific process was not stated. However, it is speculated to use the same 5nm LPE process from Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 which increases energy efficiency.
According to Samsung Semiconductor China Research Institute director Dr. Pan Xuebao, the Samsung Exynos 1080 uses ARM’s latest CPU architecture Cortex-A78 and the latest GPU architecture Mali-G78.
The upcoming processor is said to be a double upgrade from the flagship level and is designed for the Chinese market.
ARM said that the CPU performance of the Cortex-A78 is 20% higher than the A77. Meanwhile, the GPU performance of the Mali-G78 is up by 25% compared to the G77.
The first smartphone to equip the Samsung Exynos 1080 chipset will be from vivo. Slated to release on Q4 of 2020, the smartphone targets mid to high-end markets which can be the X series.
Samsung also shared that it will release a 5nm flagship chipset in the form of Exynos 2100. It will be powering on upcoming Samsung smartphones.