Samsung is getting ready to start the production of 5nm S-chips-in-August


Samsung has been the development of 5nm EUV process over the past couple of months, and now, reports from South Korea, reveals that the manufacturer is ready to be mass produced to start with. Update released, the next chip will be called the S 992, and Samsung Electronics has the last word on this or is it a platform that comes with the samsung Galaxy Note20 smartphone line-up in the month of August.

Samsung’s plant in Hwaseong, South Korea

The S 992, it will make use of ARM’s Cortex-a78 CPU cores and Mali-G78-GPU-architecture. In theory, this should mean that the 20% increase in the efficiency of the processor, compared with the existin Cortex-A77 is on the S 990, while a graphic unit will offer 25% better performance than the Mali-G77. The ARM attached to the Cortex-a78 will be used in the chipset is built on a 5nm process, which has been developed by the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

According to industry insiders, Samsung could be the Exynos 992 chipset is only for Galaxy Note20 smart phones at home, while pushing all of the overseas models with the Snapdragon chipset. In this way, Samsung will have to prove that the powers of the Foundry and System LSI divisions in an effort to lure companies to move from his Taiwanese rival.

Source (in Korean)


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