Two days ago Qualcomm has officially announced its Snapdragon 820, and today Samsung has announced its latest SoC which will directly compete with Snapdragon 820. We are talking about Exynos Octa August 8890 (Exynos 8890), SoC that comes to life through a manufacturing process of 14nm FinFET incorporating four cores ARMv8 based on 64-bit architecture with four cores more mundane such as Cortex-A53. This translates into an increase of 30 percent in performance with a 10 percent decreased power consumption.

Samsung Exynos 8890 officially announced


Regarding graphics, we will find one of the best graphics in the market, the Mali-T880 MP12 (12 cores) away from the 8-core SoC that offers top-end Huawei ( Kirin 950 ). The combination of processor and graphics screens can handle resolutions up to 4096 x 2160p (4K) or 3840 x 2400p (WQUXGA). The new SoC is also featuring a modem 4G LTE of Category 12 for download (up to 600 Mbps) and Category 13 to rise (up to 150 Mbps). Samsung will debut it with the launch of Samsung Galaxy S7 in early 2016.

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