News on October 11th, this week, Samsung announced the upcoming release of a new flagship processor Exynos 1080, which is also the industry's first A78 chip based on the 5nm process. There are reports that Samsung Galaxy A72 will be equipped with this processor.
According to related reports, Samsung Exynos 1080 will use Samsung's own most advanced 5nm LPE process, which is two generations more than the 8nm process used by the previous generation Exynos 980. At the same time, Exynos 1080 will also use ARM's latest Cortex-A78 and Cortex-A55 dual-cluster CPU architecture, and the integrated GPU will also be upgraded to ARM's latest Mali-G78.
It is reported that the CPU of this processor can be increased by 20%, GPU can be increased by 25%, AnTuTu running points can reach 650,000, tying the current Snapdragon 865 Plus.
The news broke that Samsung will officially release Exynos 1080 in Q4 this year, and the new vivo model with this processor will also be released in Q4. Given that vivo will be the first brand of Exynos 1080, the release time of Galaxy A72 may be a little later.
Earlier, some foreign media reported that Samsung is preparing for next year’s mobile phone war. It is estimated that 300 million smartphones will be shipped in 2021, an increase of 15%.