Samsung Galaxy S5 packs a Octa-Core Exynos Processor in India

Samsung Galaxy S5 Exynos India

Samsung India Country Head Vineet Taneja just confirmed that the Galaxy S5 (SM-G900H) would be powered by an Octa-Core Exynos processor in India as expected, similar to the Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy Note 3. It would be powered by a Octa-Core Exynos 5422 (A15 1.9 GHz + A7 1.3 GHz) processor with  ARM Mali T628 MP6 GPU and Heterogeneous Multi-Processing and has XMM6360 for HSPA+ ( up to 42 Mbps) connectivity. Since it has Heterogeneous Multi-Processing, it can run combination of up to eight cores to provide optimum performance.

It based on ARM big.LITTLE architecture and is based on 28nm High K Metal Gate Process technology. Four cores are of the Cortex A15 type running at 1.9 GHz will be doing all the heavy lifting for the intensive tasks while the Cortex A7 cores, which are the remaining four running at 1.3 GHz, are used for the less intensive tasks.

The LTE variant has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. We will be checking out the performance of the Exynos Octa 5422 in detail soon. Samsung is yet to unveil the pricing for the Galaxy S5.

Dhruv Bhutani contributed to this report

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