Saturday, September 25

The new 5G SoC for the Galaxy A range is fast approaching


According to a Samsung post uploaded to Weibo, the Exynos 1080 processor will receive a full presentation on November 12 in Shanghai. The opportunity to discover in detail the future 5G SoC expected on the Galaxy A range of the 2021 vintage.

The Samsung Exynos 980 as an illustrative image

The Samsung Exynos 980 as an illustrative image

Samsung is preparing its 2021 offensive. The Korean giant and undisputed leader of the smartphone market wants to consolidate the attractiveness of its Galaxy A range – historically located in the mid-range – thanks to a brand new new processor expected on this segment of products: The Exynos 1080, the successor to the Exynos 980 introduced on September 4, 2019.

A mid-range SoC with promising performance

The latter took a few months to show the tip of his nose, before landing on the Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71, both compatible with 5G thanks to a modem provided for this purpose installed on the processor. A way for the multinational to democratize this new standard of mobile telephony elsewhere than on its high-end terminals.

Samsung Exynos 1080

The Samsung Exynos 1080 will be presented in November

But let’s come back to our sheep: the Exynos 1080 will therefore take over during the 2021 vintage. The brand has already confirmed part of its architecture, based on Cortex-A78 CPU cores and a Mali-G78 graphics chip. The first named would have the right to 20% more performance compared to the Cortex-A77.

See you on November 12

According to early benchmarks more than promising, the Exynos 1080 would offer relatively high performance for an SoC expected on the mid-range. This chip engraved in 5 nm will also be the subject of an official presentation on November 12, according to a Weibo message published by the brand and relayed by SamMobile.

The press conference in Shanghai, China, is expected to reveal more details about its technical characteristics. But don’t expect this again chipset invites itself on Samsung’s premium smartphones, which should for their part benefit from the overpowering Exynos 2100.

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