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Samsung's new Exynos 1080 chipset promises big improvements for the midrange

Samsung's new Exynos 1080 chipset promises big improvements for the midrange

Samsung's Exynos chipsets may not be as common as Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors here in the US, but that doesn't necessarily mean they're inherently worse. The company unveiled its new Exynos 1080 chip today, and it promises big gains in areas like 5G, on-device AI, and battery performance.

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Samsung’s flagship 5nm Exynos 992 rumored to enter mass production in August

Samsung’s flagship 5nm Exynos 992 rumored to enter mass production in August

While those in North America are treated to Qualcomm-powered Galaxy phones, Samsung forces its in-house Exynos SoC on buyers in most other markets. While capable, Exynos chipsets rarely manage to one-up their Snapdragon counterparts, both in performance and power efficiency. Samsung could change that with its upcoming 5nm flagship chip that is rumored to enter mass production sometime in August.

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(Update: Statement) Samsung layoffs raise questions about future of Exynos chips

(Update: Statement) Samsung layoffs raise questions about future of Exynos chips

Late last week, the Statesman reported that Samsung is shutting down its CPU design division at one of its Austin R&D facilities, laying off 290 employees. This corroborates month-old leaks that the company was downsizing its CPU design branch, responsible for Samsung's in-house Exynos series chipsets.

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Early Galaxy Note10 deals offer at least $120 off global models

Early Galaxy Note10 deals offer at least $120 off global models

If you, dear U.S. reader, are looking to purchase a Galaxy Note10 or Note10+, but don't want to be beholden to your carrier for a device payment contract or even to the power of Qualcomm processing, you'll likely be dredging the gray market for your Samsung phablet. Well, reputable eBay seller never-msrp will be happy to sell you a Note intended for Asian or European markets right now, and at a good discount, too. Just beware of the small details.

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[Update: New render] Motorola One Action leaks with triple rear cameras, 21:9 display, and Exynos SoC

[Update: New render] Motorola One Action leaks with triple rear cameras, 21:9 display, and Exynos SoC

It turns out that the One Vision isn't the only phone with a 21:9 display and an Exynos chipset that Motorola is planning to release; the One Action is also in the cards. The two One-branded phones share many similarities, with the Action appearing to be a lower-end version of the Vision.

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Motorola One Vision leaks with 21:9 display, Exynos chipset, and 48MP camera

Motorola One Vision leaks with 21:9 display, Exynos chipset, and 48MP camera

Last month, an ARCore support update mentioned the Moto One Vision, a device that we had never heard of and knew basically nothing about. Today WinFuture published a comprehensive leak of the One Vision, and its spec sheet is interesting to say the least. It includes an Exynos chipset, a super-tall 21:9 display, and a camera with a whopping 48 megapixels.

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Exynos-powered Galaxy Note9 dual-SIM is just $650 on eBay

Exynos-powered Galaxy Note9 dual-SIM is just $650 on eBay

At an MSRP of $1,000, the Galaxy Note9 is one of those phones that many wait for discounts on to pick up. We've seen the Exynos dual-SIM model discounted a few times in the past, but this price of $649.99 on eBay is the lowest we've seen yet.

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Samsung announces Exynos 9820 with dedicated AI core and three CPU clusters

Samsung announces Exynos 9820 with dedicated AI core and three CPU clusters

Samsung might use Qualcomm chips in most of its North American phones, but everyone else gets the company's custom Exynos chips. The last-gen Exynos 9810 had some issues, but Samsung aims to rectify that with a substantial redesign of the new 9820. It's still using custom CPU cores alongside low-power ARM reference designs, but there's a third cluster of high-power ARM cores as well.

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[Update: Now just $700] Samsung's international Galaxy Note9 drops to $770 on eBay ($230 off)

[Update: Now just $700] Samsung's international Galaxy Note9 drops to $770 on eBay ($230 off)

If you've been eyeing a Galaxy Note9, then you might be interested in this deal. Over on eBay, you can pick up a 128GB dual-SIM Note9 (Exynos variant) for just $769.99, which is a good drop from the last time we saw this deal. Keep in mind that this is the international variant (SM-N960F/DS), so it won't necessarily be a stellar experience here in the U.S.

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Samsung's multi-mode Exynos Modem 5100 offers 5G and 4G LTE in one chip

Samsung's multi-mode Exynos Modem 5100 offers 5G and 4G LTE in one chip

In the ongoing battle to be at the forefront of 5G, Samsung has shot into a prominent position with the Exynos Modem 5100. The electronics company and chipset manufacturer today revealed a mobile modem built to the newest 3GPP-official 5G standards that features not only 5G functionality (using both sub-6GHz and mmWave spectrum), but also support for legacy wireless technology from 4G LTE all the way back to 2G GSM/CDMA.

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