The Exynos 5 is the new processor from Samsung and this is one very powerful System on Chip!
The new chipset features a pair of Cortex-A15 cores for a new level of mobile power. The SoC itself is built on 32nm production techniques and this particular version rocks two 1.7GHz cores. The update to A15 architecture makes the whole thing work between 1.5 and 2 times faster than the current A9 architecture.
In terms of what new screen types we can expect to see with this SoC, there’s support for screen resolutions up to 2560 x 1600 WQXGA screens included. The resolution limit itself is quite interesting because there have been endless rumours that Samsung is preparing an 11.8-inch tablet with that specific resolution!
The processor will be capable of 1080p 60fps hardware acceleration and 3D graphics and almost all other options are covered because there’s support for USB 3.0, SATA3, OpenGL ES 2.0 and OpenCL support, plus the ability to beam your content to wireless displays.
Best of all Samsung has managed to reduce power consumption. They’ve got energy usage down 30-percent when compared to 45nm chips. Included in that are power-saving routines for those energy-hungry displays in your latest gadget.
Unfortunately we haven’t got any news on what devices will be featuring this processor but it’ll probably be next years range of tablets and if we’re lucky phones!