Samsung’s Mongoose cores to be much faster than Cortex-A57

Samsung’s Mongoose cores to be much faster than Cortex-A57

Samsung is a company that likes to design and produce own processors for its smartphones. The Exynos 7420, which is used in the latest Galaxy S6 smartphone is a prime example of this. So a few weeks ago when Samsung announced it was going to produce a new chip called Mongoose (as of now) the news was not much of a surprise.

Well, it seems that Mongoose packs a surprise after all – according to the latest information about it the chip will be faster than the Cortex-A57 architecture and by a lot at that – thanks to a radically new architecture Mongoose will offer 45 per cent more performance when compared to the Cortex-A57 cores found in the current Samsung Exynos 7420 flagship. The new chip will fully support the 64-bit ARMv8 instruction set and will be produced on 14 nm FinFET technology just like the Exynos 7420 processor that is used in the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones.

The mass production of Mongoose is expected to start in 9-12 months. The new processor is likely to be used in the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7.

Source: GSM Arena

Related posts

Sony to debut smaller Honami smartphone

Smaller versions of the most popular smartphones have become ubiquitous these days with major manufacturers offering such devices to people who do not want to spend a ton of money on the full-sized versions. Of course in most cases the smaller smartphones come with less powerful hardware but...

Pioneer intros SE-CL331 water resistant earbuds

Pioneer Electronics has revealed a new earbuds for the music lovers with active lifestyle which are water and dust resistant. The SE-CL331 model uses 9mm drivers, promising  "deeper bass response for all types of music". They come with special four interchangeable ear-tips (XS, S, M, L) for...

No Half Life 3 coming soon

Half Life fans have been long expecting a new addition to the Half Life series. In the past few years a number of rumors circulated on the Internet, fueled by releases of Half-Life 2: Episode 1 and Episode 2 and even supposedly leaked code but no actual full sequel has been even heard of. And...

Leave a comment