Samsung introduced the Exynos 980 flagship chip in September, which became the first processor of the company with an integrated 5G modem. It was expected that the new product was intended to become the heart of the South Korean giant’s premium devices. However, Vivo has the plan to introduce the Exynos 980 chip first.
Vivo announced the Chinese manufacturer’s collaboration with the Korean giant to launch the chip on Vivo’s upcoming smartphone. The Vivo X30 was announced to premiere with the SoC Exynos 980 in December. Alongside, The presence of a new Samsung processor means the new product will operate in the networks of the fifth generation.
The Exynos 980 was developed in compliance with 8-nanometer standard FinFET process technology and has 8 processor cores in two clusters: the first one formed a high-performance Cortex-A77 cores duet with a clock frequency of 2.2 GHz and the second one housed six Cortex-A55 cores with a peak frequency of 1.8 GHz.
Allegedly Specs of Vivo X30
The Vivo X30 is a notch-less smartphone with a pop-up camera configuration according to the leaks. The Exynos 980 SoC with a dedicated 5G modem and backward support for 4G networking powers the smartphone. On the back, a triple camera setup is also available. The Vivo X30 may include an AMOLED display with an In-screen fingerprint reader. In compliance with the remaining specifications, It is likely to start with either Android 9 Pie or Android 10 with a customized FunTouch OS skin above. Vivo X30 is going to announce this December.