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In what can be considered the biggest sign yet that Qualcomm's hardware will not power Samsung's forthcoming Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones, Samsung today said it has begun mass producing Exynos 7 Octa chips. The parts are being produced on a 14nm FinFET process that Samsung says offers the highest levels of efficiency, performance, and productivity. "Samsung’s advanced 14nm 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 14nm mobile application processor to positively impact the growth of... Read more...
It's been a busy week in mobile. To recap, Google added a couple of Nexus devices to its lineup courtesy of Motorola and HTC, there's a new version of Android (Lollipop), and Apple rolled out new iPad tablets. Given how hectic it's been, one can forgive Samsung for quietly updating its processor page with its new Exynos 7 Octa. Believed to be the same SoC found in the Galaxy Note 4, the Exynos 7 Octa rocks four ARM-based Cortex-A57 and four Cortex-A53 cores, which combine for a 57 percent boost in CPU performance compared to the previous generation Exynos 5 Octa. Like before, Samsung's chip utilizes ARM's big.LITTLE Heterogeneous Multi Processing (HMP) to dump loads on the appropriate set of... Read more...