Yesterday we learned of the S5 Galaxy also will come in two versions, although this year’s presentation has been rather less confusing than the last year, at least for Western markets. And is that the international version will come with a Snapdragon chip 2.5 GHz, having a second chip Exynos 2.1 GHz.
Samsung has today unveiled the processor that will give life to this variant of the S5 Galaxy, not try here which is always interesting to know. In addition, it has detailed us Exynos 5 Hexa, which moves to the Galaxy Note 3 Neo we saw a few weeks ago.
The new one Exynos 5 Octa It moves still in the designs of ARM Cortex-A7 and Cortex-A15 of last year. That’s why there is no jump for the denomination Exynos 6, which we assume will come with the new 64-bit architectures.
Like the Exynos 5420, the new 5422 arrives in big configuration. LITTLE with the ability to operate their eight cores simultaneously with HMP -Heterogeneous Multi Processing. The A7 will arrive in 1. 5 GHz, and will be used for simpler tasks, while the A15 are used for tasks of high performance .
The renovated 5 Octa brings support for displays up to 2560 x 1600 pixels (WQVGA), allowing the 4K video recording. It is manufactured in 28 nanometer process, Samsung compared with the 32 nm as a reduction in the consumption of 10% and improved performance.
With regard to the Exynos 5 Hexa (5260), Samsung reduces the pack to a Dual Core in high-performance, quad-core Cortex-A15. The latter will operate at a maximum of 1.3 GHz, while the two Cortex-A15 will make 1.7 GHz. Samsung compares this hex with the Exynos 5 Dual (the processor of the Nexus-10), with a 42% improvement in performance.
This processor will also have support for screens until WQXGA, with playback of Full HD video at 60 frames per second and HMP.