The onboard NPU is a separate hardware AI accelerator that performs AI tasks around seven times faster than the previous version, Samsung says.
Justin Denison speaks during the unveiling of Samsung's new foldable screen smart phone, during the Samsung Developers Conference in San Francisco, California November 7, 2018.
It should also help deliver improved photography features, such as adjusting camera settings, and faster object recognition.
Talking about the CPU, the Exynos 9820 packs 2x 4th gen custom cores, 2x Cortex A75 cores, and 4x Cortex A55 cores.
Diving deeper in the newly launched Exynos 9820, the SoC is made with an 8nm LPP FinFET manufacturing process in comparison to the 10nm LPP FinFET manufacturing process used to make its predecessor. And the multi-core performance is increased by around 15 percent.
Mobile connectivity is also getting an upgrade with the integrated modern supporting LTE Category 20 and download speeds up to 2Gbps. There is also support for storage expansion.
Samsung is expected to start mass producing the new Exynos 9820 before the end of the year. Samsung is yet to reveals details regarding this report. Samsung has been rumored to be planning to include one in a Galaxy phone since the S8, and it may finally be ready to with the Galaxy S10.
At this point, Samsung apparently just wants to fold all the things.
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Samsung mobile boss DJ Koh is convinced we need a foldable phone.
According to the US Trademark and Patent Office document filed by Samsung, its fullscreen in-display fingerprint scanner uses a secondary, low-power processor to work.