The Samsung Exynos 1380 processor is the successor to the popular Exynos 1280. The Samsung Exynos 1380 is being extensively used in midrange Samsung smartphones of 2023 from A54 to F54.
Key Specifications of Exynos 1380
|CPU||4x Arm Cortex-A78 @ 2.4Ghz|
4x Arm Cortex-A55 @ 2.0GHz
|GPU||Arm Mali G68 | MP5|
|NPU||AI Engine with 4.9TOPS|
|Camera||Triple ISP –|
Triple camera mode
16MP+16MP+16MP @30fps –
64MP @30fps 2x 20MP
|Modem/Cellular connection type||5G – NR Sub-6GHz 3.79Gbps (DL) / 1.28 Gbps (UL)|
5G – NR mmWave 3.67Gbps (DL) / 0.92 Gbps (UL)
4G LTE – Cat.18 1.2Gbps (DL) / Cat.18 211Mbps (UL)
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2×2 MIMO) with Triple-band, Bluetooth® 5.3, |
FM Radio Rx
GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
|Video||Up to 4K decoding (Can play) : 30fps|
HEVC 10bit, H.264 10bit, VP9
Up to 4K encoding (can record) : 30fps, HEVC, H.264, VP8
Fabricated using Samsung’s advanced 5 nm EUV process, the Exynos 1380 offers a dynamic CPU architecture, a powerful AI Engine, and support for high-speed 5G connectivity.
CPU performance of Exynos 1280
The CPU of the Exynos 1380, consists of 4 high-powered A78 cores running at up to 2.4GHz and four efficient A55 cores running at 2 GHz, offers solid CPU performance.
Multicore CPU performance is one of the biggest gains for Exynos 1380 compared to 1280.
Instead of 2 high-performance cores like in 1280, 1380 has 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores. Resulting in around 20-30% performance gains for the CPU.
Samsung also said that they improved microarchitecture design along with efficiency with precise power control.
1380’s Octa-core CPU is managed by an advanced scheduler that allocates tasks to the CPU for speed and power efficiency in real time.
Coming to other aspects of SoC (System on Chip), Samsung has finally upgraded the RAM and storage memory of the Exynos 1380.
1380 now supports both LPDDR4X and LPDDR5 RAM types. Plus, the storage memory is upgraded to UFS v3.1 up from UPS v2.2 in 1280.
All of these improvements enable the Exynos 1380 to deliver up to approximately 40% faster execution speed, 20% faster game loading, and 30% powerful multicore performance, when compared to Exynos 1280
As a result, devices equipped with the Exynos 1380 should offer great performance in day-to-day tasks.
Exynos offers adequate CPU performance for a mid-range device. It should not face any hiccups in normal day-to-day usage.
GPU performance of Exynos 1380
On the GPU side, the graphics processing unit (GPU) of 1380 is powered by the Arm Mali-G68 MP5, which is the same as that of the predecessor Exynos 1280.
Also, the exact GPU frequency hasn’t been mentioned officially by Samsung
But, this is no bummer. As, Samsung has improved the GPU in other areas – the new GPU has more shading and execution units than 1280.
Additionally, the new upgraded storage is faster with UFS 3.1 which again helps with better gaming performance.
Giving Exynos 1380 an overall 20% improvement over Exynos 1280 in terms of gaming and Graphic intensive tasks.
While not at elite level, still Exynos 1380 would provide an overall good gaming experience and will perform decent for graphic-intensive tasks.
Overall, the GPU will show good performance in low to medium level games. However, it will still struggle with high-end games but less than the predecessor.
Samsung’s improved AI capabilities also merit mentioning. They enable more advanced language recognition for voice assistance and enhanced image recognition.
Camera and Video capabilities of Exynos 1380
The 1380 can support up to a 200MP sensor, a substantial increase from its predecessor 1280.
It can also handle triple camera setups up to 16 MP and 4K video recording at 30 fps.
The Exynos 1380 also features the advanced Triple Image Signal Processor (ISP), which takes some hints from Flagship phones.
The ISP offers features like
- 200MP image sensor support,
- zero shutter-lag at up to 64MP,
- High Dynamic Range, and Electronic Image Stabilization.
AI integration into ISP
With cutting-edge AI imaging technology, the Exynos 1380 can recognize various objects to provide optimal image processing of each object, resulting in great photo quality.
Display, 5G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NPU, and battery performance of Exynos 1230
With the 1380 chip, Samsung has upped the ante, now supporting FHD+ displays with a refresh rate of 144Hz.
It also includes an integrated 5G modem with support for both mmWave and sub-6GHz networks. Other connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, and BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS, GPS GNSS positioning.
The AI Engine with an NPU performs up to 4.9 trillion operations per second (TOPS), contributing to advanced language recognition and camera processing.
The Exynos 1380 introduces a plethora of features that are a significant step up from its predecessor. One of the key improvements is the support for UFS 3.1 storage, which provides faster data transfer and enhanced multitasking capabilities.
Moreover, Samsung has equipped the Exynos 1380 with a more capable AI Engine. This upgrade propels advanced language recognition for voice assistance and improved image recognition, further enhancing user interaction and the overall smartphone experience.
5G and Connectivity
In the realm of connectivity, the Exynos 1380 is a standout. The integrated 5G modem supports both mmWave and sub-6GHz networks, ensuring fast and reliable internet connectivity. It also offers dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, and a variety of GNSS positioning technologies, including BeiDou, Galileo, GLONASS, and GPS.
List of Phones with Exynos 1380
Samsung has implemented the Exynos 1380 chipset in multiple midrange
- Samsung A54
- Galaxy F54 5G.
These devices, equipped with the new chipset, are expected to provide an upgraded user experience, thanks to the Exynos 1380’s enhanced features.
Exynos 1380 VS competition – Exynos 1280, Snapdragon 778G 695G,Dimensity 900 and 920
Exynos 1380 Vs Exynos 1280
The Exynos 1380 represents a significant improvement over its predecessor, the Exynos 1280, in all areas of performance.
In the AnTuTu benchmark, which measures overall performance, the Exynos 1380 scored 518185, a notable increase from the Exynos 1280’s score of 416077.
The Exynos 1380 also outperformed the Exynos 1280 in the Geek Bench and 3DMark tests, which measure CPU and gaming performance respectively, scoring 2623 vs 1889 and 2819 vs 2287 respectively.
Therefore, the Exynos 1380 offers users a substantial performance boost over the Exynos 1280, making it a worthy upgrade.
Exynos 1380 Vs Snapdragon 778G
When it comes to CPU performance, the 1380 falls slightly behind the Snapdragon 778G. However, the Exynos 1380 shines in terms of battery performance, besting the Snapdragon 778G.
Exynos 1380 Vs Dimensity 920
The Exynos 1380 outperforms the Dimensity 920 in terms of CPU performance and battery efficiency. However, GPU performance is on par.
Exynos 1380 Vs Dimensity 1300
The Dimensity 1300 outclasses the Exynos 1380 in terms of CPU and GPU performance. However, the 1380 has superior battery performance.
Exynos 1380 Vs Dimensity 1080
The Exynos 1380 and Dimensity 1080 are on par in terms of GPU performance. However, the 1380 has slightly better CPU performance and superior battery efficiency.
Exynos 1380 Vs Snapdragon 695
The Exynos 1380 bests the Snapdragon 695 across all metrics, including CPU performance, GPU performance, and battery efficiency.
Comparison Table : Exynos 1380 Vs 1280, Dimensity 700, Snapdragon 695
|Exynos 1380||Exynos 1280||Dimensity 700||Snapdragon 695||Dimensity 1080||Dimensity 1300||Snapdragon 778G|
|AnTuTu Score (Overall Performance)||518185||416077||340319||401047||499873||682755||534522|
|GeekBench Score (CPU Performance)||2623||1889||1744||2034||2383||3193||2826|
|3DMark Score (Gaming Performance)||2819||2287||1194||1201||2255||4610||2462|
|Conclusion w.r.t Exynos 1380||Reference||Exynos 1280 shows lower performance in all areas compared to Exynos 1380.||Dimensity 700 shows significantly lower performance in all areas compared to Exynos 1380.||Snapdragon 695 shows lower performance in all areas compared to Exynos 1380.||Dimensity 1080 shows slightly lower performance in AnTuTu and 3DMark, but higher performance in GeekBench compared to Exynos 1380.||Dimensity 1300 shows higher performance in all areas compared to Exynos 1380.||Snapdragon 778G shows slightly higher performance in AnTuTu and GeekBench, but lower performance in 3DMark compared to Exynos 1380.|
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Samsung’s Exynos 1380 is a capable processor that offers significant improvements over its predecessor, the 1280.
It brings greater capabilities to the table, including support for UFS 3.1 storage, improved AI capabilities, and the ability to handle 200MP primary cameras.
There will be more devices powered by the Exynos 1380 in the coming future. Stay tuned to yantragyan for more updates.