Samsung announces the Exynos 7 Octa, a 64-bit octa-core chip with Cortex A53/A57 cores

Samsung has made an official announcement for the Exynos 5433, the latest chip in its Exynos mobile processor lineup that powers the Galaxy Note 4 (at least in some regions). The company is marketing the chip as the Exynos 7 Octa, and the jump from Exynos 5 to Exynos 7 seems to stem from the fact that the Exynos 7 offers a major performance improvement over its predecessor. In terms of CPU performance, the Exynos 7 Octa offers a 57 percent improvement over the Exynos 5, while using lesser power thanks to its 20nm manufacturing process. Of course, the new chip is 64-bit enabled as well, though that will come in handy only once Android L comes out later this year.

The Exynos 7 has eight processor cores – four Cortex-A53 and four Cortex-A57 cores (the A57 cores aren’t activated as 64-bit) – in big.LITTLE architecture and supports enabling all of them at once thanks to HMP (heterogeneous multiprocessing) technology. The GPU is a Mali T-760; the chip supports displays of up to 1600×2500 resolution, and dual built-in Image Signal Processors enable support for up to 16-megapixel rear cameras and 5-megapixel front-facing cameras, with 60fps and 30fps video recording on each simultaneously. As we’ve seen before, the Exynos 7 Octa also features an inbuilt LTE modem, though there’s also expected to be a 3G-only variant of the chipset for markets like Nepal.

We can expect the Exynos 7 Octa to power at least one more flagship in Samsung’s smartphone lineup (and also a newer variant of the Galaxy Tab S), before the company brings out an even better iteration. Hit the source link for all the details on the Exynos 7 Octa.




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It has not yet been officialy announced, because the Octa-Core version will be compatible with android 5.0 because only android has comes up supporting a 64-bit architecture with its new android OS v5 (lollipop). So there might be a delay while samsung is working with android 5 to release to its flagship phones along with note 4.


Official site doesn’t tell that 5433 IS Exynos 7. Please point exact place where official announce says 5433 is Exynos 7.

IMHO, Exynos 7 will have 7xxx numbers, not 5xxx.