Samsung has released its new processor Exynos 8 Octa 8890 SoC which The company says it plans to begin mass production in late 2015. It is the successor of the built in the Galaxy S6 series Exynos Octa 7 7420.
The Exynos 8 Octa 8890 processor has an integrated LTE modem. The eight-core processor will be manufactured in 14-nanometer FinFET process and features Samsung’s first custom-designed CPU based on 64-bit ARMv8 architecture. It is designed to provide 30 percent more performance and 10 percent more energy efficient.
It also supports the displays with resolution up to 4K UHD resolution up to 4096 x 2160 and WQUXGA 3840 x 2400 resolution.
The Exynos 8 Octa 8890 processor comes with four custom cores and four ARM Cortex-A53 cores that deliver the highest performance and power efficiency in its class.
Exynos 8 Octa 8890 is Samsung’s first integrated Modem and processor of Soc, built LTE Rel.12 Cat.12 / 13 modem that allows maximum download speeds of up to 600Mbps (Cat.12) and upload speeds of up to 150Mbps (Cat.13) with carrier aggregation and match Mali-T880 GPU.
It is anticipated that the Exynos 8 Octa 8890 will feature in next generation mobile devices possibly starting with the Samsung Galaxy S7 in 2016.