Samsung’s New Exynos Chipsets Will Support QHD Displays

Prior to MWC 2014, Samsung teased that they would be making an Exynos related announcement and while these aren’t the Exynos Infinity chipsets that was teased, Samsung did announced the Exynos 5422 and the Exynos 5260 chipsets. The former will be an octa-core chipset, while the latter will be a hexa-core chipset.So starting with the Exynos 5422, this is an octa-core chipset that will rely on the same big.LITTLE architecture […]


Samsung Teases Exynos Announcement For CES 2014

A few months ago, Apple announced the iPhone 5s which shocked the world not because of its design or its features, but rather an industry first for smartphones thanks to the A7’s 64-bit chip that made its way into the device. It wasn’t too long after that that companies such as Samsung revealed that they were also working on 64-bit chipsets and it seems that these chipsets could debut as […]


First Tizen Handset Runs On Exynos 4 Chipset

The first Tizen-powered handset will be running on an Exynos 4 processor.


Galaxy S4 Delay Due To Exynos 5 Issues?

We have definitely seen our fair share of rumors concerning the next flagship from South Korean smartphone powerhouse Samsung, where among them include a bumper case, launching with 5G Wi-Fi, and a March 14th release date to name a few. Well, a rather interesting report from South Korea has just appeared, touting that Samsung’s Exynos 5 octa-core processor has run into production issues, and that this is serious. In fact, […]


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Alleged Samsung Galaxy S4 Spotted In Benchmarks With 8-Core Exynos 5 Chipset

Word has it that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will most likely be making an appearance later in the year at an event for itself rather than announced at MWC 2013. So far the rumored specs include a 4.99” Full HD display, but apart from that not much else is known about the device. Some have speculated that with Samsung unveiling their 8-core Exynos 5 Octa mobile CPU, there is a […]


Samsung Exynos 5 Octa Specs & Details

[This is an ongoing story: Samsung will reveal more details as we get closer to Solid State Circuits Conference (Feb 19) Mobile World Congress (Feb 25-28), so we will update this page accordingly]The Samsung Exynos 5 Octa is a chip that was announced at CES 2013 on January 10 2013. The Exynos 5 Octa is built on Samsung’s 28nm process (5000X thinner than a human hair) features four ARM Cortex […]


Samsung Exynos Exploit Fix Pushed

It was not too long ago when Samsung introduced a fix that helped solve the niggling Exynos issue for affected Samsung Galaxy S3 owners living across the pond – in the UK, to be exact. Well, it is nice to know that Samsung is dead serious in stamping out this particular bug, as the South Korean conglomerate has recently introduced an over-the-air update to T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note 2 that is […]


Samsung To Fix Exynos Shortcomings

It was just recently when we brought you word that the Exynos 4210 and Exynos 4412-powered devices do come with major vulnerability flaws, and it is a good thing that Samsung has taken note of this particularly galling situation and done something about it, working hard to fix the hardware issues. In fact, Samsung hopes to get this fix out as soon as possible, as with all the other device […]


Exynos 4210 And Exynos 4412 Devices Carry Major Vulnerability Flaw

It seems that a major security loophole has been found on devices that run on the Exynos 4 System On A Chip and Samsung Kernel sources, and the brains behind this vulnerability expose was uncovered by a member over at XDA Developers, who calls himself by the handle “alephzain”. This particular security flaw will concern the kernel that enables the device to read/write by all users, apps and provides access […]


Samsung Exynos 5440 SoC Rumor Making Its Rounds

We do know that Samsung does churn out its fair share of processors, and whether they see action in Samsung’s own devices or in the devices of other manufacturers, that is really up to them. Word on the street has it that “Adonis”, long rumored to be the SoC (System On A Chip) that Samsung was said to be developing, will be making an appearance on what is most probably […]


Samsung Exynos 5 announced

Samsung recently announced the long awaited Exynos 5 SoC (read more about SoCs and what they are all about in our primer here), which might just help usher in the next generation of mobile computing upon the masses. There were some demonstrations performed with the Samsung Exynos 5 in the past, and at long last, it has received an official announcement by the South Korean conglomerate. You can expect the […]


Lenovo LePhone K860 gets Samsung Exynos quad-core chip and Android 4.0

According to Japanese blog “Blog of Mobile“, the Lenovo LePhone K860 has been approved by China’s ministry of Industry and Information Technology (the equivalent of our FCC, we assume). From a site linked to the Chinese government (login required for the good stuff), some interesting information can be dug out.If we believe the reports, the Lenovo LePhone K860 uses a quad-core Samsung Exynos 4412 chip at 1.4GHz, and comes with […]


Samsung officially announces the 1.4 GHz Exynos 4 quad-core processor for the GS3

Finally Sammy has made it official. Via a press release, Samsung is officially announcing the insane 1.4 GHz Exynos 4 quad-core processor – the monster SoC that will power the Samsung GS3. “Already in production, the Exynos 4 Quad is scheduled to be adopted first into Samsung’s next Galaxy smartphone that will officially be announced in May. Samsung’s Exynos 4 Quad is also sampling to other major handset makers,” the […]


Samsung Exynos 5250 with dual-Cortex A15 2GHz Announced

Samsung has announced its Exynos 5250, a system on a chip (what is an SoC?) whose dual-central processors (CPUs) are based on ARM’s A15 design. This particular chip will run at 2GHz, and this is interesting because at equal frequency it should be up to 2X faster than the current Cortex A9 design used in most high-end SoCs. This is possible because the Cortex A15 can execute two instruction simultaneously […]