Samsung’s New Processor Exynos 990 may power Galaxy S11

During the Samsung Tech Day Event on Wednesday, the South Korean giant, Samsung announced its latest Exynos 990 mobile processor and the Exynos 5123 5G modem. It is also expected that the latest processor which is built on a 7-nanometer EUV manufacturing mode will power the next Samsung Flagship device in 2020 which includes Galaxy S11.

By the end of this year, Samsung will mass-produce Exynos 990 and Exynos Modem 5123 processor.

Exynos 990 – An Overview

The all-new Exynos 990 processor comes with an octa-core CPU that includes 4x low-power Cortex A55 cores, 2x performance-oriented Cortex A76 cores and 2x custom Exynos M5 cores. The graphics will be managed by ARM Mali G77MP11 GPU, keeping the speed and information regarding the processor’s speed a secret for now. Moreover, Exynos 990 comes with LPDDR5 RAM support.

Samsung's New Processor Exynos 990 may power Galaxy S11
Samsung’s New Processor Exynos 990 may power Galaxy S11

Some more details suggest that Exynos 990 is packed with a dual Neural Processing Unit and DSP with a computational throughput of 10 TOPs. As per Samsung, Exynos 990 is faster and more power-efficient than Exynos 9825 which is used in Galaxy Note 10 in some regions.

Another product announced by Samsung is Exynos Modem 5123 for 5G connectivity which comes with Exynos 990 and is also made on a 7nm EUV process which will support all networks from 5G’s sub-6GHz and mmWave spectrums to 2G GSM/CDMA, says Samsung.

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