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This year’s Galaxy S10 has actually remained in a little bit of a strange scenario: Although Samsung remained to dual-source its So Cs, making use of both its very own Exynos 9820 So C along with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855, the phone located itself in the uncommon scenario of matching 8nm silicon versus 7nm silicon from TSMC. So although the brand-new Exynos 9820 did rather well in screening and also enhanced a whole lot over the Exynos 9810, the chip relatively still had drawbacks versus the competitors when it involved power performance, most likely connected to its procedure modern technology drawbacks. On top of the power performance drawbacks, the chip likewise had a significant die location negative aspect versus the Snapdragon, being available in at 127 mm ² versus the smaller sized 73 mm ² competitors.

Samsung’s 7nm EUV procedure node was kept in mind as having actually begun manufacturing back in October of in 2015, although we’re uncertain specifically which chip this was describing, and also we had hopes that it would certainly be the chip for the S10 yet alas it was not to be.

This time around, Samsung is relatively connecting the space with the intro of the brand-new Exynos 9825– a 7nm LPP refresh of the Exynos 9820.

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Samsung Exynos So Cs Specifications
So C .

Exynos 9820

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Exynos 9825

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CPU 2x M4 @ 2.73 GHz
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2x 512 KB pL2

2x Cortex A75 @ 2.31 GHz
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2x 256 KB pL2

4x Cortex A55 @ 1.95 GHz
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No pL2’s

Shared intricate sL3 @ 4MB

2x M4 @ 2.73 GHz

2x Cortex A75 @ 2.4 GHz

4x Cortex A55 @ 1.95 GHz

GPU Mali G76 MP12 @ 702 MHz Mali G76 MP12 @? MHz
Memory
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Controller
4x 16- little bit CH
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LPDDR4X @ 2093 MHz
4x 16- little bit CH
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LPDDR4X @ 2093 MHz
ISP Rear: 22 MP
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Front: 22 MP
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Dual: 16 MP+16 MP
Rear: 22 MP
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Front: 22 MP
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Dual: 16 MP+16 MP
Media 8K30 & & 4K(****************************************************** )inscribe & & translate

. H.265/ HEVC, H.264, VP9
8K30 & 4K150 inscribe & translate
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H.265/ HEVC, H.264, VP9
Integrated Modem Shannon 5000 Integrated LTE
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(Category 20/13)

DL = 2000 Mbps
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8×20 MHz CA, 256- QAM

UL = 316 Mbps
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3×20 MHz CA, 256- QAM

Shannon 5000 Integrated LTE
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(Category 20/13)

DL = 2000 Mbps
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8×20 MHz CA, 256- QAM

UL = 316 Mbps
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3×20 MHz CA, 256- QAM

Mfc Process Samsung
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8nm LPP
Samsung
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7nm LPP (EUV)

The brand-new chip quite appears like a die-shrink/mid-cycle refresh with mostly the very same IP generation as the 9820, still including Samsung’s M4 Cheetah cores along with a Mali- G76 GPU. Samsung likewise does not appear to have actually transformed the clock regularities of the chip quite: The M4 cores are still performing at a peak regularity of 2.73 GHz and also the A55 cores likewise go for 1.95 GHz. We do see a bump in the regularities of the center cores that increases from 2.31 GHz to 2.4 GHz.

On the GPU side, Samsung has actually likewise stuck to the very same GPU setup just like 9820, making use of a MP12 setup of the G76 According to the business the 9825’s GPU is clocked greater – so it will certainly outmatch its precursor – nevertheless the business has yet to divulge details clockspeeds.

As for the incorporated modem, Samsung has actually preserved their Shannon 5000, a Category 20/13 modem. This modem has a peak download price of 2 Gbps (with 8x provider aggregration), while uploads peak at 316Mbps We had actually been questioning if Samsung would certainly have the ability to press in a 5G modem for this So C, yet it appears like it’s simply a little bit prematurely for that. Instead, 5G can be achieved by combining the So C with Samsung’s 5G Exynos Modem 5100.

The brand-new chip is most likely to be included in the brand-new Galaxy No te10– Samsung will certainly remain to make use of Snapdragon chips for some markets, and also this can be a description for the brand-new chip not having that huge enhancements for the CPU facility as it’s going for efficiency parity with theSnapdragon We likewise need to keep in mind that Samsung would certainly need to spend the procedure enhancements right into enhancing power performance as opposed to increasing efficiency.

The chip advises us of the Exynos 5430 from a couple of years ago which was likewise a process-shrink to the chip that wound up in the Galaxy S5, standing for Samsung’s very first 20 nm silicon. That chip never ever wound up in the preferred front runner items, yet relatively did offer a function as a pipe-cleaner and also discovering system for the brand-new procedure node. The brand-new Exynos 9825 can wind up in a comparable scenario, although being utilized in the No te10, it will not virtually have an as lengthy life expectancy as we do not anticipate it to power the Galaxy S11 following year.


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