That doesn’t essentially imply will probably be gradual. One early take a look at consequence urged the 1080 is perhaps sooner than the Snapdragon 865. Whereas it’s good to be skeptical of pre-release benchmark knowledge, it means that Samsung’s 2021 mid-rangers would possibly supply brisk efficiency the place they was considerably sluggish.
This is perhaps Samsung’s most necessary chip for the approaching 12 months. Whereas the corporate’s cellular earnings have been hovering regardless of the pandemic, it nonetheless faces a market the place financial hardship will restrict how a lot prospects are keen to spend. In different phrases, folks can be extra probably to purchase a mid-range telephone (and thus the Exynos 1080) than a premium gadget utilizing the Exynos 990’s successor. In that mild, it is smart to generate buzz for a chip that could possibly be comparatively ubiquitous.