Samsung has announced its new iteration of the Exynos 5 Octa, this time with promises of full HMP support. It has also unveiled the new hexa-core Exynos 5260, with four A7 cores and two A15 cores, that can also run in full HMP mode.
Rumor: New 64-bit Exynos 6, Exynos S octa-core chips are at least 1.43x faster than Snapdragon 800
Following Qualcomm's and Apple's lead, Samsung is working to replace the ARM designed Cortex processor cores in its next generation of Exynos processors.
Is this a good move by Samsung or should it stick with ARM designed cores?
Video: new Exynos 5 Octa sails through benchmark that makes the Nexus 10 stutter
One of the of the big improvements brought by Samsung’s new Exynos 5 Octa (5420) SoC is a brand new six-core Mali T-628 GPU. The advance in graphics performance over last year’s chips is clearly visible in a video comparison.