Samsung Unveils 64-Bit Exynos 8 Octa Processor Based On ARMv8 Architecture

Samsung grew to be the world’s largest manufacturer.  According to the new reports Samsung flagship is expected to unveil Galaxy S7 at the event Mobile World Congress(MWC) to be held in Barcelona on Feb. 21, 2016. Samsung has struck again. The South Korean giant has actually lifted the veil on a new SoC positioned on the high end, and more specifically on the Exynos 8890. It will be the first Samsung SoC.

Octa-Core Exynos 8890 30% more Powerful than previous versions

The most important innovation of the Octa-Core Exynos 8890, Four are based on the ARMv8 architecture, while the other four are Cortex-A53 cores. Little system to ” high class performance and energy efficiency”.

The system on a chip is expected to integrate LTE modem category 12/13. It is expected to reach up to 600 MBit / s (Cat.12) download and upload to 150 MBit / s (Cat.13) upstream. Graphically demanding applications such as 3D gaming and virtual reality, they also developed by ARM Mali GPU-T880. It is the latest graphics chipset developed by ARM. It is supposed to deliver performance 1.8 times higher than the Mali-T760 while consuming 40% less energy. It supports 4K and  WQUXGA (3840 x 2400) displays.

“The Exynos 8 Octa is a leading application processor for the next generation of mobile devices,” Kyushik Hongmarketing vice president of Samsung’s semiconductor division said. Consumers will experience a new level of mobile computing with the use of mobile devices powered by the  Exynos 8 Octa processor.” It also consumes 10% less energy and 30% more powerful than the Exynos 7420.

Qualcomm already announced its new flagship processor Snapdragon 820 for smartphones and tablets. And the US company relies on its own, based on the ARM architecture cores called Kyro. Clocked at up to 2.2GHz. That offer 30% reduced energy consumption  compared with the Snapdragon 810.

The Snapdragon 820 is the high-end processor 2016. One should especially find it on the Samsung Galaxy S7 which will be announced in January  next year. Furthermore, it could make its arrival very quickly.

According to the previous leaks Galaxy S7 is powered by the Snapdragon 820, That will be available in the US and Chinese markets. And One will be powered by Exynos 8890, It will be the first Samsung SoC will come in two  5.2 and 5.8 inch formats coupled with 3 and 4 GB of RAM, including 12-megapixel primary camera.

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