Vivo smartphone to be powered by Samsung Exynos 1080 EUV chipset


South Korean tech giant Samsung has recently unveiled a new processor, the Exynos 1080 EUV SoC, which is said to power Vivo’s upcoming smartphones.

The chipset is an octa-core CPU based on Samsung’s own 5nm EUV manufacturing process. It comes with a 2.8 GHz Cortex-A78 core, three 2.6Hz Cortex-A76 cores and four 2 GHz Cortex-A55 cores. 

According to Samsung, the recently launched Exynos 1080 chipset has a 50% increase in single-core performance and 100% improvement when it comes to multi-core performance compared to Exynos 990.

The new chipset brings a 5G integrated modem that supports Sub-6GH and MMWave standards and also Samsung has said that the Exynos chipset will also support Cat.18 LTE for downlink and uplink. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth v5.2, other Wi-Fi bands and FM radio.

When it comes to specs, the Exynos 1080 chipset is said to come with support for up to six cameras with a maximum 200 megapixel resolution camera and Hit supports WQHD + display at 90Hz refresh rate and FHD + display at 144Hz refresh rate.

The first phone to use the chipset is expected to arrive in early 2021 and according to reports, the system LSI (Samsung’s Semiconductor Design Division) plans to supply Exynos processors not only for Vivo but also for Oppo and Xiaomi.


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