Samsung has just announced its most powerful SoC for the high-end of smartphones, the Samsung Exynos 9820. A SoC that arrives willing to give battle in its segment and that as expected follows the latest trends including an NPU (Neural Processing Unit). It also adopts the manufacturing process in 8nm LPP FinFET that will consume 10% less energy than its predecessor manufactured in 10nm and includes a powerful ARM Mali-G76mp12 GPU that surpasses the ARM Mali-G76mp10 of the SoC Kirin 980, the more powerful that we had seen so far.
Samsung Exynos 9820 is a Octa Core SoC with three clusters, the first with 2 high-performance custom Samsung cores, a second cluster with 2 ARM Cortex-A75 cores and a final core with 4 ARM Cortex-A55 processors for the most mundane tasks. It includes support for LPDDR4x RAM and UFS 2.1 storage and as a great novelty for UFS 3.0 that has read speeds of up to 2.4 GB/s. the supported screens will be up to 3840 × 2400 pixels.
For photography the Exynos 9820 ISP has support for up to 5 sensors including infrared sensor and cameras up to 22MP and dual in combination of 16 + 16MP. It also captures video up to 8K 30fps and 4K 120fps resolutions and has support for 10bit HEVC / H.264 / VP9 codecs.
The included modem is not far behind in the specifications as it is a Cat.20 with download speeds that reach no less than 2.0 GB / s and uploads that reach 316Mbps.
- Samsung Exynos 9820 will be available later this year and as usual will be responsible for dressing the new Samsung Galaxy S10.