The Korean electronics giant packs a lot of speed and multimedia features into its new phone with chips from Samsung and Qualcomm
The company's new chip, which is based on four ARM Cortex-A15 processors, is slated for widespread production in August.
The Exynos 5 Octa is the next major processor iteration in Samsung's CPU lineup, featuring eight CPU cores. It's the company's next great processing beast and should fuel the company's premium tablets for the next few years.
The latest version of Samsung's Exynos processor, coming soon, the 5 Octa is an eight-core CPU. ARM demoed the new processor at Mobile World Congress, touting its performance.
Update being rolled out to owners in the U.K. addresses vulnerability in select Samsung devices that allowed access to user data.
The hardware maker is fast at work on a fix for a bug that leaves multiple devices vulnerable to exploits.
That's the claim made by a Samsung executive speaking recently to the Korea Times. The device may also come with 4G LTE service.
The hotly tipped Samsung Galaxy S3 is set to be the first phone to use Samsung's new quad-core Exynos processor.
The so-called "premium" S5 would up the ante with a 2,560x1,440 display, according to Korean news site Asia Today.
Samsung is set to begin manufacturing its eight-core phone and tablet processor in the second quarter. That's a problem for Apple because Apple is both competing with Samsung and getting its A6 from the South Korean company.