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Samsung Exynos 5 Octa goes into production, not just for the Galaxy S IV

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S IV smartphone is expected to start shipping in April, and some models will feature the company’s new 8-core Exynos 5 Octa processor. So it’s not exactly shocking that the company has announced that mass production of the new chip is scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2013. But it’s […]

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Samsung introduces Exynos 5 Octa CPU with 8-cores… kinda

Samsung has announced plans for a new chip it’s calling the Exynos 5 Octa. It’s sort of an 8-core processor, but it’s really probably better to think of it as a quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 processor with some extra power saving features. That’s because the Octa uses ARM’s big.LITTLE architecture to pair four high-power CPU cores […]