Samsung unveiled the Exynos 1080 chipset on 9th October. Samsung may come back with its Exynos chipsets after facing heavy backlash recently. The Exynos chipsets provided in the Samsung other regions vs the USA regions Snapdragon counterpart were had a huge difference. But now the new Exynos 1080 Antutu score beats the Snapdragon 865+ score.
The new generation for mobile chipsets is based on the 5nm fabrication process. Apple’s Bionic A1, Huawei’s Kirin 9000 Series, Snapdragon’s upcoming 875 chipsets, and Exynos 1080 chipsets are all based on the 5nm process.
The interesting thing is Exynos 1080 will be a mid-budget flagship chipset. So this is not the flagship chipset it’s the mid-range chipset still outperforming the top performer flagship 865+ right now. Apart from Samsung other manufacturers like Vivo may equip Exynos chipsets in their smartphone too.
Exynos 1080 comes with the new ARM Cortex A-78 architecture, previously A-77 was used. The new A-78 offers about 20% of bump up performance compared to the A-77. Exynos uses Mali GPU, its previous architecture was G-76, now G-78 will be used. GSMARENA posted about the same.
The new G-78 architecture of Mali GPUs offers about 25% of performance increase compared to previous generation. Also, the ANTUTU scores were leaked, Exynos 1080 Antutu score beats the Snapdragon 865+ which has the highest performance as of now.
Exynos 1080 Antutu Score
Samsung will launch 1080 as the mid-range to budget flagship phones. You can expect the performance as much as the current Snapdragon 865+ performance. Also, Samsung will launch the Exynos 2100 with ARM’s X1 performance core soon. ARM’s X1 core already promised 30% and 27% high peak performance than Cortex A-77 and A-78 respectively.
The Exynos 1080 Antutu score were leaked recently in Chinese Weibo platform. The chipset crossed the 65000 scores mark which is higher than the Snapdragon 865+. Dr. Pan Xuebao, Director of the Samsung Semiconductor China Research Institute revealed the information. We can expect some more serious competition in the mobile processors in upcoming months.