Although we’ve seen it on several phones, Samsung recently officially confirmed the specifications of the mid-range Exynos 1280.
Samsung has taken an unusual tactic with the introduction of its latest mid-range mobile processor, the Exynos 1280, as it is prevalent in many of the previously unveiled mobile phones, notably the M33, A23 and A53, but the specifications were only recently confirmed. .
The 5G-enabled Exynos 1280 features a 5nm chip with 2 ARM Cortex A78 and 6 Cortex A55S. The former is capable of up to 2.4GHz performance, while the latter has a 2GHz cap for graphics tasks, which are handled by the Mali-G68 integrated GPU.
The Exynos 1280 also features an unnamed neural processing unit (NPU) for AI-related operations, with 4.3 TOPS (Trillions of Operations Per Second). Samsung just said the NPU will support the camera, powered by the Exynos 1280 up to 108MP, with up to 3 additional 16MP sensors each.
The mid-range SoC also handles 120Hz displays at up to 4K/30fps video recording (with electronic image stabilization) and FHD+ resolution. The reference also includes support for Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.2, GNSS, LPDDR4x memory, and UFS 2.2. The Exynos 1280 5G modem has a download speed of 2.55 Gbit/s and an upload speed of 1.28 Gbit/s on both sub-6 GHz and mmWave frequencies.
Based on previous measurements, the new chip is a Snapdragon 695 and the Snapdragon 778G It is located in the food chain, so in general it can be said that it is a fair resource that can confidently meet the needs of the average user.
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