Later last year, Vivo became the first smartphone maker by launching its smartphone using Samsung Exynos 1080 chipset. Now, it looks like another Chinese OEM is preparing to join the party soon with its upcoming smartphones fueled by the same chipset.
Our folks over at TheMyMe reported that Xiaomi is in talks with Samsung to use the Exynos processor in its upcoming smartphones. Moreover, the report suggests that the device will be launched as a Redmi phone, courtesy of xiomiui Twitter post.
If we go with the data shared by xiomiui, the Exynos 1080 powered Xiaomi smartphone has a codename – ‘orion’. At the same time, the 2nd device has a codename ‘lepsus’ that could be equipped with the 5nm-based Exynos 1080 chip, Samsung ISOCELL GN2 50MP main camera, and more.
— Xiaomiui | Xiaomi & MIUI News (@xiaomiui) July 15, 2021
For those unaware, the South Korean tech giant has officially introduced its first 5nm process-based Exynos 1080 processor at a technology event in China. The aim of this chipset is to power mid-range devices by bringing flagship-grade functionalities.
At the event, Samsung said that the Exynos 1080 processor is based on tri-cluster architecture, while its CPU includes four Arm Cortex-A78 cores and four Cortex-A55 cores for efficiency and multitasking. Moreover, its Cortex-A78 and Cortex-A77 perform 20% higher than A77 at the same power consumption.
As of now, we suggest you take this information as a pinch of salt. If Xiaomi uses Samsung-made processors for its smartphones then it will be quite beneficial for the Korean tech giant that will surely rise its presence in the Chinese market.
Samsung Galaxy A55 5G could boast Exynos 1480 SoC, 50MP Camera
Samsung could unveil the Galaxy A55 5G in March 2024, while its chipset and camera specs are revealed in a new leak. The company is internally testing the device, which is powered by a SoC with model number S5E8845, which is expected to be the Exynos 1480.
According to GalaxyClub, Samsung Galaxy A54 5G’s Exynos 1480 chipset may bring AMD graphics. The Korean tech giant is closely working with AMD to bring its graphics to mid-range Exynos CPUs, which first debuted with Exynos 2200 in 2021.
Last but not least, the report says that the Galaxy A55 5G may feature a 50-megapixel sensor as the primary camera. Specifications of the other two camera and front-facing camera remains a mystery, at the moment. Stay tuned with us, we will keep you updated on the topic.
Samsung Galaxy A05s design and specs revealed on Google’s Play Console
Samsung will soon introduce two entry-level smartphones under its Galaxy A portfolio. Ahead of the launch, Google Play Console listed the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A05s, revealing its design (front & back) along with some of its key specs.
According to the info, Samsung Galaxy A05s will sport a screen with 1080×2400 resolution, Android 13 on board, Snapdragon 680 SoC under the hood, and 6GB of RAM. It’s possible that there will be different internal storage variants for consumers.
Earlier, it was reported that Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A05s comes with a 6.6-inch display, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and a 4,000 mAh battery with support for 25W fast wired charging. As it’s an entry-level phone, it has thick bezels and a chin, while keeping the company’s signature design language.
Google confirms Galaxy S23 FE coming in two SoC variants
Google Play Console database confirmed that Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE will be available in two SoC variants. The company is about to introduce a handful of new Fan Edition products including a smartphone, two tablets, and a pair of wireless earbuds.
In a recent development, Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE surfaced on the Google Play Console database, which not only confirmed that two SoC variants are coming but an image of the phone also got shared. The device will have Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chips, based on market/region.
In addition, the S23 Fan Edition will bring 8GB of RAM, well, at least one of its variants will. It’s easily possible this will be the only RAM variant, though. Android 13 is also confirmed, while One UI 5.1 will be included on top of it as well as eligibility of 4 OS plus 5 years of security updates.