Connect with us

Phone News

Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 SoC with 4K UHD Support Unveiled



Right after the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 was unveiled, Samsung upgraded the Exynos lineup by unveiling all new Exynos 8 Octa 8890. Interestingly this octa-core SoC comes with four ARM Cortex-A53 cores while the other four are Exynos M1 custom cores made by Samsung. The latest chipset can bring 30% better performance and 10% improvement in battery efficiency when compared to Exynos 7 Octa 7520 chipset.

This is also the company’s first ever chipset that comes bundled with processor and modem. It also supports the displays with resolution up to 4K UHD (4096 x 2160) and WQUXGA (3840 x 2400). The Exynos 8 Octa was built on 14nm FinFET process, same as the Snapdragon 820. The graphics will be handled by the Mali-T880 GPU which makes the chipset optimized for graphic-intensive gaming and also virtual reality experience. The included LTE modem can support Cat 12 and Cat 13 LTE with download speeds up to 600 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps.

Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (2)

“The Exynos 8 Octa is a leading-edge application processor for next-generation mobile devices that incorporates Samsung’s mobile technology leadership in CPU, ISP, and modem as well as process technology,” said Dr. Kyushik Hong, VP of System LSI marketing, Samsung Electronics. He also added, “With our custom designed CPU cores and the industry’s most advanced LTE modem, consumers using mobile devices with the Exynos 8 Octa will experience a new level of mobile computing.”

According to the company, the mass production of the Exynos 8 Octa starts from the next month and we can expect the first smartphone powered with this chipset to be launched in the first half of 2016. If  rumors are to believed, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 that will be launching in February 2016 will be powered by this same chipset. Based on the leaks few selected  will get Snapdragon 820 powered galaxy S7 and for rest of world, the Galaxy S7 will be shipped along with Exynos 8 Octa SoC.

Continue Reading

Recommended Video

Connect on Facebook

Top 5

Top 53 months ago

Top Features of the Vivo V7 Plus Smartphone

Vivo has finally unveiled the all-new selfie-centric smartphone dubbed Vivo V7 Plus in India. Though it is the successor to V5...

Top 55 months ago

Top 5 Best Performing Smartphones Under Rs 30,000 You Can Buy in August 2017

2017 has been an amazing year for smartphones. We have seen some really great smartphones launching this year so far...

Top 57 months ago

Top 5 Features of the Panasonic Eluga Ray Smartphone

Panasonic launched the new Eluga Ray smartphone here in India a couple of weeks back. This is yet another offering...

Top 51 year ago

Top 3 Smartphones from UMi you should take a look at

UMi is a Chinese smartphone manufacturing company that has launched a couple of smartphones previously. The smartphone manufactured by the...

Top 51 year ago

Fix Top 5 Pokemon Go Problems like Server Issues, GPS error, Battery Drain

Pokémon Go by Niantic began rolling out to players across the globe, and like all any other new game release,...

Top 51 year ago

Top 5 Features of Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro & On7 Pro Smartphones

The South Korean smartphone manufacturer Samsung, has been doing pretty good job with the budget smartphone lineup. They have introduced...

iPhone 6s - 1750mAh Battery iPhone 6s - 1750mAh Battery
Top 51 year ago

5 Tips to Make your Smartphone Battery Last till the End of the Day

Smartphones are the most useful piece of gadget that we own, which helps us get our jobs done easily. We...

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus - Top Features Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus - Top Features
Top 52 years ago

5 Most Important Features of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

Samsung fans must be in awe this year, as they’ve got to see two new flagship devices within the span...

Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Top 52 years ago

Top 5 Missing Features on Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung has launched the much-anticipated smartphone ‘Galaxy Note 5‘ with not much improvements over specifications, but you can find the...

Samsung Glaxat Note 5 Featured image Samsung Glaxat Note 5 Featured image
Top 52 years ago

Top 5 – Most Important features of Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Galaxy Note 5, the biggest announcement by Samsung Mobiles in New York. The features of the device are pretty...