Samsung Exynos 1080, successor to 980, confirmed by company, here are the specifications and features

Samsung confirmed to launch the Exynos 1080 chipset soon.

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Samsung is been in the news headlines for quite a long time now for its upcoming Exynos 1080 chipset development. It seems that the Exynos 980 has received a major upgrade and the successor is coming with 5G connectivity in the mid-range segment for the first time. Recently we have reported that the AnTuTu listing of the Exynos 1080 processor revealing the score of the chipset. Now the company has confirmed that new chipset is coming soon to Android Authority.

According to the Android Authority report, Samsung has confirmed that the upcoming Exynos 1080 will be clubbed with Cortex-A78 CPU cores and Mali-G78 GPU. The report suggests that if the CPU arrangement is similar like the predecessor, then we can expect six Cortex-A55 cores and two Cortex-A78 cores. Rumours suggest that the Exynos 1080 will be built on a 5nm process and join chipsets like Apple A14 which is used on the iPhone 12 series, the next-gen Android processors are also expected to build on the same process.

“The company told us that a full announcement is on the way, but it definitely looks like Samsung’s mid-range 5G phones could be set for another major upgrade in 2021. We previously saw the Exynos 980 in phones like the Galaxy A51 5G and A71 5G, so it stands to reason that the Exynos 1080 would appear in follow-up devices or similarly priced phones,” reads the Android Authority report.

Recently at the AnTuTu benchmark test Exynos 1080 scores about 6,93,600 and beats the fastest Qualcomm’s processor, Snapdragon 865 Plus. The listing also revealed that the processor is tested on a mysterious smartphone with codename ORION. According to a popular tipster Ice Universe, the Vivo X60 might be the first smartphone to pack the Exynos 1080 SoC. So far we know this much about the upcoming processor from Samsung but we ensure to bring you the latest update as soon as anything new pops up.

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