BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor
technology, today announced that the Exynos 8 Octa, its 2nd
generation premium mobile processor on 14nm FinFET technology, will
power the latest Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.
“The continuous adoption of our Exynos processors in flagship smartphone
models like the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge underscores our technology
leadership in the mobile SoC sector,” said Ben K. Hur, Vice President of
marketing, System LSI Business at Samsung Electronics. “Integrating
custom-designed CPU cores for unrivalled performance and incredibly fast
LTE Cat. 12/13 modem, the new Exynos 8 Octa will bring the most exciting
mobile experience to Galaxy S7 users.”
The 64-bit custom CPU cores in the Exynos 8 Octa have been designed to
deliver unparalleled performance and power efficiency. Built on
Samsung’s 2nd generation 14nm FinFET process, the Exynos 8
Octa delivers improvements in performance by more than 30 percent and in
power efficiency by 10 percent, compared to its predecessor, the Exynos
7 Octa 7420.
The Exynos 8 Octa also integrates the most advanced LTE Rel.12 Cat.12/13
modem for cutting-edge speed in connectivity. It offers downlink speed
of up to 600Mbps (Cat.12) and an upload speed of up to 150Mbps (Cat.13)
with carrier aggregation, which will transform mobile user experience.
The Exynos 8 Octa will be shown at Samsung’s booth, Hall 2, Booth 2F21
at Mobile World Congress 2016 from February 22 to 25 in Fira Gran Via,
Barcelona, Spain, along with other Exynos products including the
recently introduced Exynos 7 Octa 7870.
For more information about Samsung’s Exynos products, please visit www.samsung.com/exynos.
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