Samsung Exynos 1080 SoC Launch Scheduled for Nov 12
Samsung Exynos 1080 SoC will be released on November 12, the company has confirmed through a post on the Chinese microblogging website Weibo. The Exynos 1080 SoC will succeed the Exynos 980 SoC that currently powers Samsung Galaxy A71, Galaxy A51, Vivo S6 5G, and various other smartphones. The Exynos 1080 SoC is based on the 5nm process and has a built-in 5G modem. So far, Samsung hasn’t revealed which phones will work with this new upcoming SoC, but a report claims that it won’t work with the Galaxy S21 series.
According to Weibo Send by Samsung Through your Exynos account, the Exynos 1080 SoC will be released on November 12. The company will organize an event for the launch of the new SoC. It will be a high-performance processor that, according to a report from Android Authority, it features the latest ARM Cortex-A78 CPU cores, as well as the Mali-G78 GPU. While the layout of this CPU has not been revealed, it can be expected to feature two powerful Cortex-A78 cores and six Cortex-A55 cores. It is a 5nm SoC like the A14 Bionic found in the new iPhone 12 models and Huawei’s Kirin 9000 SoC that powers its latest Huawei Mate 40 Series.
According to a report By SamMobile, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S21 series will not be powered by this Exynos 1080, but the SoC will appear in more of the company’s mid-range smartphones launching in 2021. In early October, the Exynos 1080 SoC was stained on Antutu’s benchmarking website, where it outperformed the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 and Snapdragon 865+ SoCs.
Furthermore, the SamMobile report also notes that an Exynos 981 was allegedly also seen on the Bluetooth SIG website, but it is unclear which phones will work with it. This rumored SoC is believed to power the 5G variants of the successors to the Galaxy A51 5G and Galaxy A71 5G.