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Samsung Confirms Exynos 9810 Supports 3D Facial Recognition

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Samsung Confirms Exynos 9810 Supports 3D Facial Recognition

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will be in the spotlight later this month at the MWC 2018. Many smartphones will be uncovered at the special event, and everybody is waiting for these two variants especially. We can talk for hours why they have become so exciting to customers, but there is a more exciting topic of conversation. As you remember, the Samsung Exynos 9810 high-end chip was announced at CES 2018 last month. And we learned it would appear on the European variant of the Galaxy S9 (the rest of regions will get the Snapdragon 845-powered variant). Today it became known this chip supports facial recognition.

Exynos 9810

 

Earlier, when the Exynos 9810 flagship SoC was unleashed at CES, the manufacturer revealed some information about the chip. It was said to use Samsung’s 10-nm LPP process node. It comes with four high-performance cores clocked at up to 2.9GHz and four low-power A55 cores. The Exynos 9810 is also packed with a Mali-G72 MP18 GPU. So there are up to 18 cores. Thanks to them the multi-core performance increased by 40%, while the single-core performance was doubled in comparison to the Exynos 8895.

The Exynos 9810

 

However, the most interesting innovation and improvement of this chip is the facial recognition capability. It comes with a neural network-based deep learning capability to identify people in images for swift search. Shortly, it is identical to Apple’ Face ID. Though the manufacturer doesn’t provide more technical details about this technology, we know it’s equipped with a separate security processing unit which gives an added protection to all biometric data. Apart from this, the chip supports fingerprint recognition as well as iris recognition.

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