Samsung announces Exynos 5 Octa, an A15 and A7 hybrid SoC

09 January, 2013 | Comments (253) | Post your comment

Samsung isn't done with CES 2013. We just got the company's latest and without a doubt most exiting announcement yet - the Exynos 5 Octa chipset.

It brings 8 processor cores, which distribute the work load among each other. Four Cortex-A15 cores ensure incredible performance while the other four are low-power Cortex-A7s that kick in for the less demanding tasks and save battery power.

The chipset is based on ARM's big.LITTLE tech, which ensures that you will always get enough performance without having to deal with terrible battery life.

Samsung promises up to 70% lower power consumption compared to the Exynos 5 Dual, which is powering the Google Nexus 10 tablet and the latest Chromebook by Samsung.

The Exynos 5 Octa could posses as much as twice the 3D rendering prowess of the Exynos 4 Quad, which is found in the Galaxy Note II and Galaxy S III.

There's no official word yet on which devices are going to use the new Exynos 5 Octa or when but we suppose the next Galaxy S and Note devices are a safe guess.

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Samsung announces Exynos 5 Octa, an A15 and A7 hybrid SoC - reader comments

  • Anonymous

keep rocki`n on samsung!!!

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  • 2013-01-28 20:49
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  • MI Tech

what about ht plans to use the intel i7 processor ? this would be the fastest on the market.

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  • ouerghui abdou

Samsung is allwayse numbre 1 in the word

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  • 2013-01-12 22:44
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