Samsung has teased the new
version of its Exynos line of processors, the Exynos 5 Octa, saying that
it's coming next week, on Twitter. The company posted a tweet with a
photo from the official Twitter handle Samsung Exynos saying a new version of its eight-core chipset is
arriving next week. The tweet says, "A new Exynos 5 Octa is coming next
The teaser posted by Samsung notes Exynos 5 Octa to be the next
step in the evolution to improve power and performance of Exynos
The teaser posted by Samsung also includes a giveaway in
which those participating can tweet with #ExynosEvolved and with a
chance to win a new Exynos powered devices.
Samsung had earlier
introduced Exynos Octa processor which is essentially two different sets
of quad-core processors - a quad-core ARM Cortex A15 and a quad-core
ARM Cortex A7 processor that comes loaded in the Samsung's latest
flagship model, the Samsung Galaxy S4.
It seems the company plans to improve the chipset's performance through the new version.
is being rumoured that the announcement of the new Exynos 5 Octa
processors come at a time when Samsung is preparing to unveil its next
phone in the Note series, the Galaxy Note III.
A few weeks back,
there was a report
that claimed the new Galaxy Note III will sport a 5.7-inch display.
revealed specifications for the upcoming phablet indicated that an
Exynos 5 Octa processor with Mali 450 GPU with 8 cores and 3 GB of RAM
will power the device. It's also rumoured that the successor to Samsung
Galaxy Note II will feature a 13-megapixel rear camera. The company is likely to launch
its next addition to the Note category in September, the same time when
the company unveiled the Galaxy Note 2 last year.
company has not revealed much other than a teaser and mentions that it
will detail the exact specifications and other improvements, next week.