Samsung posts an official Exynos 5 Octa render, we eagerly await the first device with it

Samsung posts an official Exynos 5 Octa render, we eagerly await the first device with it

In case you wondered how an Exynos 5 Octa processor looks like, Samsung posted the first official renders on its Twitter account for the world to see. 

The mobile chip is Samsung's first shot at ARM's big.LITTLE processor architecture, with dual quad-core setup - four Cortex-A15 cores, and four Cortex-A7 ones, with a lot of thermal and power management in-between.

The Exynos 5 Octa is expected to debut later in the year in Samsung's flagship products like the next iterations of the Galaxy phone and tablet line, and when it hits we will be sure to make some tests, and gauge the real world performance/power consumption ratio.

source: Samsung

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33 Comments

1. desijatt

Posts: 58; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

waiting........

2. maxis3G unregistered

still waiting......

3. schinnak

Posts: 116; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

still & waiting......

6. iphonemcluvin

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

FOR WHAT? TO SEE HOW LAME THE GPU IT WILL BE USING??? BWAHAHAHAHAHA

7. Obie-Wan

Posts: 108; Member since: May 24, 2012

i dont wanna wait in vain~ :)

5. tiara6918

Posts: 2262; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I can't wait anymore...

30. apexKBC

Posts: 92; Member since: Dec 10, 2012

Apple couldnt have done it ever !!!!!!!!!!! REALLY ...............

11. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Commenting should be turned off. No quality here.

12. MrJerry

Posts: 403; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Yep Bunch of idiots just met at the same time :P

13. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

You'll probably see these guys commenting on yahoo news too

17. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

Then why do you comment? Isn't it ironic?

14. jade272727

Posts: 62; Member since: Dec 10, 2011

Dual Core (2) X Quad Core (4) = Dual Quad Core (8 Cores)?!

15. Lawliet

Posts: 160; Member since: Jul 02, 2012

It's quad-core with 4 companion cores

18. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

So by Samsung's logic Tegra 3 and 4 are pentacore?

28. jade272727

Posts: 62; Member since: Dec 10, 2011

Oohh...

19. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

quad cores of exynos were defeated with dual core of qualcomm, so i expect qualcomm's quad cores to defeat exynos octa cores.

23. jsdechavez

Posts: 783; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

agree..

31. christumaini

Posts: 27; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

Lets wait n see..

20. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

i really think this 8core is a joke, but we'll still see about that! if it can outmatched snapdragon 800 (i want to say tegra 4, but even A6X outmatched it)

24. jsdechavez

Posts: 783; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Again, this race to octa-core and up is getting ridiculous. Wasteful.

25. BabyWade

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

Blame ARM for that.

26. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

Seriously???? 8 cores???? Android don't even fully utilise 4 cores for 95% of the time. The S4 Pro with the Adreno320 seems to be enough for next two years and the apps to come. I think 8 core is simply waste of money and power. What I want to see is a quad-core processor with improved GPU, just like what TEGRA4 did, I'm waiting for the TEGRA-4..!

27. cezarepc

Posts: 718; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Even the Tegra3 on my Nexus 7 is having no problem with ANY app I throw at it and I believe it can handle even the coming next-gen 3D games.

33. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

My nexus 7 is terrible slowest device I have had...most wanted lags as hell,horn lags,wild blood lags,nova 3 lags...tegra 3 is a terrible chip...wish the nexus 7 had the s4 or exynos 4.

35. R-vjn

Posts: 301; Member since: Jan 07, 2013

yea, tegra3 was a huge fail when compared to the s4 pro and exynos4.. i just hope tegra4 makes up places this time..!

32. christumaini

Posts: 27; Member since: Oct 25, 2012

soon the smartphone world will be just like present word of pc..where users are free to install the operating system they want...consumers will be the winners as they ll be having chance to choose the specific hardware in relation to kind of OS they want to install/use

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