Samsung officially unveils next-gen smartwatch chip ahead of Galaxy Watch 4 announcement

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(Pocket-lint) - Samsung has officially unveiled its next-generation wearable chipset - 1 that's expected to powerfulness the Galaxy Watch 4 and Galaxy Watch 4 Classic.

Samsung elaborate the Exynos W920 - a processor specifically designed for smartwatches and different wearable devices - successful a blog post up of the Galaxy Unpacked connected 11 August, describing it arsenic the archetypal successful the manufacture to beryllium built connected a 5nm process.

This should effect successful improved ratio and show implicit the erstwhile chip, with the institution initially suggesting that it volition supply 20 percent amended CPU show and amended GPU show ten-fold implicit the Exynos 9110.

Exynos W920 volition diagnostic a brace of Cortex-A55 cores and a Mali-G68 GPU, besides including a Cortex-M55 that volition beryllium successful complaint of handling Always-on Display tasks.

Samsung suggests that having a dedicated conception successful the chipset for these low-power tasks volition assistance the wide artillery depletion of devices utilizing the W920.

Samsung besides backed up erstwhile again that the Galaxy Watch volition tally connected Wear OS 3, stating that Exynos W920 volition "support a caller unified wearable level Samsung built jointly with Google, and volition beryllium archetypal applied to the upcoming Galaxy Watch model".

The chip, then, is apt to get a little notation erstwhile Samsung reveals each the details down the caller smartwatch enactment - thing that volition astir surely hap time (Wednesday, 11 August).

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