Samsung unveils Exynos 9 – a 10nm chip to challenge the Snapdragon 835

Samsung’s Exynos chipset is venturing into 10nm territory with the latest Exynos 9 Series 8895. This chip promises up to 27% higher performance and 40% lower power consumption than a comparable 14nm chip.

The chipset features an octa-core CPU starring second generation custom Samsung cores (four of them) as the big cluster while Cortex-A53 (again, four) reprises its role as the little cluster. The GPU is a Mali-G71, which has it’s eye on VR. It should have as much as 20 cores!

Samsung maintains parity with Qualcomm by offering a Gigabit LTE modem – that’s 1Gpbs down and 150Mbps up….