Samsung Announces True 8-Core Exynos Ahead iPhone 5S’s A7 Processor

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Ahead of Apple’s debut of the iPhone 5S that will usher in a new Apple-designed, ARM-based A7 processor, Samsung is trying to one-up Apple by announcing an update to its Exynos 5 processor line that would allow all 8 cores to be fired on simultaneously. Current Exynos 5 processors on the international variant of Samsung’s […]

Qualcomm Claims Exynos 5 Octa’s Performance is Misleading

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Qualcomm has finally reacted to rival Samsung’s latest entry into the mobile CPU market with the announcement of the Samsung Exynos 5 Octa, an 8-core mobile processor based on architecture from ARM Holdings. According to Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs, Samsung’s promotion of the chipset is at best a misleading publicity stunt. Qualcomm, Samsung, Huawei, and […]

Huawei to Challenge Galaxy S4 With Its Own 8-Core CPU

While Samsung’s rumored Exynos 5 Octa processor with an 8-core design based on ARM’s Cortex A15 CPU is rumored for the Galaxy S4 smartphone, emerging Chinese smartphone-maker Huawei has said it will match Samsung with its own 8-core chipset. In an interview with Engadget, Huawei’s head of the consumer business group confirmed that an 8-core chipset […]