One of the most debated Samsung Galaxy S4 stories preceding the official unveiling was the one related to the processor or processors powering the “next big thing”.
Samsung has confirmed that the UK version of the Galaxy S4 will be using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 processor and not its own Exynos 5 Octa. You can’t help but wonder which countries will actually see the Exynos chip?
Remember the processor controversy that surrounded the Samsung Galaxy S4 in the eve of its unveiling? As it turns out, it’s not fully cleared up yet, even though we all thought it was behind us.
Samsung has announced that its Exynos 5 Octa is scheduled to begin mass production in the second quarter of this year. Just in time for the rumored launch of the Galaxy S4.
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and Qualcomm is keen to highlight the new asynchronous multi-processing technology inside the Snapdragon that improves the battery life of the tablet.
It’s been a busy month for the processor industry but the specs are finally in. Now it’s time for a showdown between the Tegra 4 and Exynos 5 Octa chips for next generation portable devices.
There was an awful lot going on at MWC this year, when it comes to chipset technology. Nvidia, Intel, Qualcomm, and a lot of the other big players all had something to show off.
In a note to clients concerning TSMC , JPMorgan Rick Hsu says that the he expects Samsung to offer at least two distinct versions of the Galaxy S4.
ARM has started showing off what its new big.LITTLE architecture can do when placed in Samsung’s hands. To do this it has been demonstrating a prototype tablet using the Samsung Exynos 5 Octa at its Mobile World Congress (MWC) booth in Barcelona.
The biggest proponent of ARM’s big.LITTLE architecture so far has been Samsung which announced it will be used in its Exynos 5 Octa. ARM has now announced that five more companies including CSR, Fujitsu Semiconductor and MediaTek have licensed the big.LITTLE architecture.