Samsung announces the mid-range Exynos 880 chip with integrated 5G
Samsung has announced a new Exynos chip for its mid-range smartphones, the Exynos 880. The octa-core chip is based on the 8nm FinFET process and features an integrated 5G modem. The chip consists of two Cortex-A76 cores running at 2GHz and six Coretex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. On the GPU side, it uses ARM Mali-G76 MP5 GPU and supports up to FHD+ resolution displays.
The ISP inside the Exynos 880 supports single camera sensors of up to 64MP resolution or dual 20MP camera setups. It also supports triple-camera setups. It also supports 4K video recording at 30fps and up to 4K video encoding/decoding with all popular codecs like H.265, H.264, and VP9. Other key features include an integrated NPU and DSP for faster AI processing.
The integrated 5G modem allows the Exynos 880 to support sub-6GHz 5G networks with a maximum upload speed of 1.28Gbps and download speeds of 3.55Gbps using E-UTRA-NR Dual Connectivity. On LTE, the modem supports download speeds of up to 1Gbps. Other important connectivity features of the Exynos 880 include Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, USB-C, and FM radio support. Samsung is already mass-producing the Exynos 880 and it has already made its debut inside the Vivo Y70s which launched in China earlier this week.