Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Samsung announces new Exynos 5 Octa SoC - based on ARM Mali-T628 MP6 cores

After lot of speculations, Samsung has finally broken the silence and has announced its new Exynos 5 Octa SoC. The new Exynos 5 SoC, codenamed Exynos 5420, is based on ARM Mali-T628 MP6 cores.

Samsung’s new SoC is the industry’s first AP to be driven by a 6-core GPU. Exynos 5420 features quad Cortex-A15 cores clocked at 1.8GHz with additional quad Cortex-A7 cores with a clock speed of 1.3GHz in a big.LITTLE implementation. 

The new configuration allows the AP to be 20 percent more powerful than its predecessor, claims the Korean giant. Exynos 5420 enables fast data processing and Full HD WiFi display support, thanks to its Dual-channel 933MHz LPDDR3 memory (14.9GB/sec).

Mass-production of Exynos 5 Octa SoC is scheduled in August.

Read the complete press release by Samsung at SamMobile

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