Samsung mass produces Exynos 7 Octa chips

Samsung mass produces Exynos 7 Octa chips

Samsung has officially announced the mass production of the industry’s first 14 nm system-on-chip processors. The chips use FinFET technology and although the list of models is unknown as of now the company has announced that Exynos 7 Octa will be the first to come out.

“Samsung’s advanced 14 nm FinFET process technology is undoubtedly the most advanced logic process technology in the industry,” said Gabsoo Han, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, System LSI Business, Samsung Electronics. “We expect the production of our 14 nm mobile application processor to positively impact the growth of the mobile industry by enabling further performance improvements for cutting-edge smartphones.”

According to Samsung the new 14 nm tech process will ensure 20 per cent higher clock speeds and 30 per cent more performance while using 35 per cent less energy. No other tech information is available as of now but by the end of the year the new 14 nm production process will be adopted by other Samsung products too.

Source: Samsung

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