The new Samsung Exynos 5 Octa processor may not improve on its predecessor in every way, according to AnandTech.
Samsung announced the Exynos 5 Octa at CES, saying the new chip will sport eight total cores. The new chip will use four Cortex A7 cores and four Cortex A15 cores compared to the Exynos 4, which uses four A9 cores. The Exynos 5 Octa may not improve on the graphics in current generation chips, however.
According to sources talking to AnandTech the Exynos 5 Octa will use a PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU running at speeds of up to 533MHz. The graphics chip is very similar to the one used in Apple’s third generation iPad with Apple’s A5X processor. The [...]