Samsung Showcases Exynos 8 Octa at MWC 2016, its Cutting-edge Processor that Powers Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Spain on February 22, 2016
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Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced that the Exynos 8 Octa, its 2nd generation premium mobile processor on 14nm FinFET technology, will power the latest Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.


“The continuous adoption of our Exynos processors in flagship smartphone models like the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge underscores our technology leadership in the mobile SoC sector,” said Ben K. Hur, Vice President of marketing, System LSI Business at Samsung Electronics. “Integrating custom-designed CPU cores for unrivalled performance and incredibly fast LTE Cat. 12/13 modem, the new Exynos 8 Octa will bring the most exciting mobile experience to Galaxy S7 users.”


The 64-bit custom CPU cores in the Exynos 8 Octa have been designed to deliver unparalleled performance and power efficiency. Built on Samsung’s 2nd generation 14nm FinFET process, the Exynos 8 Octa delivers improvements in performance by more than 30 percent and in power efficiency by 10 percent, compared to its predecessor, the Exynos 7 Octa 7420.


The Exynos 8 Octa also integrates the most advanced LTE Rel.12 Cat.12/13 modem for cutting-edge speed in connectivity. It offers downlink speed of up to 600Mbps (Cat.12) and an upload speed of up to 150Mbps (Cat.13) with carrier aggregation, which will transform mobile user experience.


The Exynos 8 Octa will be shown at Samsung’s booth, Hall 2, Booth 2F21 at Mobile World Congress 2016 from February 22 to 25 in Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain, along with other Exynos products including the recently introduced Exynos 7 Octa 7870.


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