Samsung has announced it will unveil a new mobile processor in China this month. According to the invite, the new processor will arrive as the Exynos 1080.
The Exynos 1080 will be announced on November 12 in the country as the successor to the Exynos 980 which launched in September 2019 and made its debut in the Vivo X30 5G later that year.
The chipset already had a partial reveal last month, and according to the specs released, it is a 5nm processor with Arm’s Cortex-A78 performance cores which brings a 20% increase in performance when compared to the Cortex-A77. The Exynos 1080 also features the new Mali-G78 GPU which boasts a 25% increase in performance compared to the Mali-G77 GPU. The processor will also have a built-in 5G modem.
Shortly after the processor was first unveiled in early October, an AntuTu benchmark result of an unknown phone codenamed “Orion” and powered by the Exynos 1080 surfaced. The result revealed the Exynos 1080 has four Cortex-A78 cores and four Cortex-A55 cores. The device also scored 693,600 points, putting it ahead of devices powered by the Snapdragon 865 Plus.
The result also revealed the device has 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM, 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage, a 120Hz refresh rate, and runs Android 11. There is a high chance that the phone is a Vivo smartphone as there are reports that the chipset will make its debut in the Vivo X60 series.
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