Samsung presents 8-core Exynos 5 Octa processor

Samsung-Exynos-5-Octa

Samsung has taken the opportunity to unveil its first 8-core Exynos 5 Octa at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, USA. The new chip is based on the big.LITTLE architecture and includes four high performance ARM Cortex-A15 cores at 1.8 GHz and four energy efficient ARM Cortex-A7 cores at 1.2 GHz. As expected the first cluster will be used for demanding applications while the second one will process light applications.

The Exynos 5 Octa is built on 28 nm technology and thanks to some power optimizations cuts power consumption with up to 70 per cent when compared to the dual-core ARM Cortex-A15-based Exynos 5 Dual while at the same time provides two times higher performance.

The Exynos 5 Octa is likely to power the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone but this remains to be seen.


Source: NDTV

Related posts

Apple unveiled new iMacs featuring LED-backlit 21.5 and 27-inch widescreen displays

Apple unveiled an all new iMac® line featuring brilliant LED-backlit 21.5 and 27-inch widescreen displays in a new edge-to-edge glass design and seamless all aluminum enclosure. The new iMac line, starting at $1,199, is the fastest ever with Intel Core 2 Duo processors starting at 3.06 GHz, and...

ASUS debuts new Windows 8 AIO

AIO PCs become more and more popular and this trend won’t change with the arrival of Windows 8 this Friday due to the fact that it will count on a new tile-oriented GUI and touch screens. To meet this new demand ASUS has introduced the ET2300 – a new powerful AIO PC designed for Windows...

Samsung HMX-Q10 HD camcorder flips screen automatically

Samsung Electronics rolls out a new digital camcorder which features the Switch Grip technology with G-magnetic sensor inside that turns the LCD display automatically, allowing you to recording easily from any angle. The compact Samsung HMX-Q10 has dimensions of 43.7 x 53.3 x 119.4 mm and...

Leave a comment