Samsung Exynos 980 5G mobile processor announced
Samsung has announced its newest mobile processor that features the company’s first 5G-integrated technology — the Exynos 980.
Based on the 8nm FinFET technology, the Samsung Exynos 980 comes with two ARM Cortex-A77 cores and six ARM Cortex-A55 cores. It also sports the Mali-G76 GPU, MFC (Multi-format codec) support, HDR10+, 4K UHD video at 120fps, up to 2.55Gbps in sub-6GHz 5G connectivity, E-UTRA-NR Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) which supports up to 3.55Gbps downlink speed for 5G connectivity. In addition, the processor the Wi-Fi 6 technology (Wi-Fi 802.11 ax).
“With the introduction of our 5G modem last year, Samsung has been driving in the 5G revolution and paved the way towards the next step in mobility — With the 5G-integrated Exynos 980, Samsung is pushing to make 5G more accessible to a wider range of users and continues to lead innovation in the mobile 5G market,” said Ben Hur, vice president of System LSI marketing at Samsung Electronics.
The Samsung Exynos 980 mobile processor is set to begin its mass production by the end of 2019.