Samsung announces Exynos 1280 chipset

Exynos 1280
Exynos 1280


Samsung has officially announced its new Exynos 1280 chipset. This chipset powered its recent Galaxy A series smartphones including Galaxy A33, Galaxy A53, and Galaxy M33.

Exynos 1280 is built on a 5 nm EUV process. It includes an octa-core processor where two performance cores are clocked at 2.4GHz and 5 efficiency cores run at 2.0GHz. The Chipset includes Arm Mali-G68 to handle graphics performance. It supports LPDDR4x RAM and UFS v2.2 storage.

The chipset can handle FHD+ displays with up to a 120Hz refresh rate. It supports up to 108 megapixels camera and up to three 16 megapixels cameras. It supports EIS and 4K recording at 30fps. Samsung has also included multi-frame image processing for clearer images.

Exynos 1280 supports both sub-6GHz and mmWave 5G connectivity. It also supports dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, and Quad-constellation multi-signal for L1 and L5 GNSS positioning.


  • Process technology: 5 nm EUV
  • CPU: 2x Cortex-A78 @2.4Ghz + 6x Cortex-A55 @2.0GHz, 64-bit.
  • GPU: Arm Mali-G68
  • AI Engine: AI Engine with NPU, 4.3 TOPS.
  • Camera: Single camera up to 108 MP, Triple camera up to 16 MP, 4K video @30fps recording and playback.
  • Display: FHD+ @120 Hz
  • Memory: LPDDR4x
  • Storage: UFS v2.2
  • Modem: 5G NR Sub-6GHz + 5G NR mmWave 1, 2.55 Gbps DL, 1.28 Gbps UL, global 5G multi-SIM.
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11ac MIMO with Dual-band (2.4/5G).
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Quad-constellation multi-signal for L1 and L5 GNSS.