Samsung Exynos 990 and 5G Exynos Modem 5123 now official
Samsung Electronics has announced two new silicon products, the Exynos 990 premium mobile processor and the 5G Exynos Modem 5123, manufactured using the 7nm process technology and extreme ultra-violet (EUV).
The Exynos 990 features the new Arm Mali-G77 GPU that is based on the new Valhall architecture, which improves graphic performance or power efficiency by up to 20%. The tri-cluster CPU structure that consists of two custom cores, two high-performance Cortex-A76 cores, and four power-efficient Cortex-A55 cores, also boasts an overall 20% performance boost.
In addition, it also features a dual-core NPU, improved DSP, supports LPDDR5 data rates of up to 5,500Mb/s, 120Hz refresh-rate displays, and an ISP that can support six cameras with resolutions of up to 108MP.
For the 5G Exynos Modem 5123, it supports virtually all networks, from 5G’s sub-6GHz and mmWave spectrums to 2G GSM/CDMA, 3G WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, HSPA, and 4G LTE. In 5G, with up to 8-carrier aggregation (8CA), it boasts a max downlink speed of up to 5.1 Gbps in sub-6GHz and 7.35Gbps in mmWave, or up to 3.0Gbps in 4G networks by supporting higher-order 1024 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM).
The Exynos 990 and Exynos Modem 5123 are expected to begin mass production by the end of this year.