Samsung’s Exynos Auto V9 for infotainment platforms
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that its first automotive-branded processor, Exynos Auto V9, is designed for advanced IVI systems that display content on multiple displays. Based on 8 nm process technology, the V9 packs ARM’s latest Cortex-A76 CPU cores, ARM Mali G76 GPU, premium HiFi 4 audio digital signal processor (DSP), intelligent neural processing unit (NPU), and a safety island core that supports Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL)-B standards. The processor also supports LPDDR4 and LPDDR5 DRAM.
The company says the Exynos Auto V9 supports up to six displays and 12 camera connections for various subsystem content in premium IVI systems. The V9 is powered by eight Cortex-A76 cores at speeds up to 2.1 GHz. The GPU is arranged in three separate dedicated sets of Mali G76 GPU cores that are designed to support multiple systems, such as the cluster display, central information display (CID), and rear-seat entertainment (RSE), simultaneously. For premium audio quality, the chip comes with four HiFi 4 audio processors.
In addition, the V9 is equipped with an NPU for a digital concierge service.