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Samsung Exynos 5 Octa processors will soon use all 8 cores simultaneously

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa processors will soon use all 8 cores simultaneously

Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa processors have thus far been of a variety that allows for four of the eight cores to be used at one time. This will no longer be the reality beginning in the fourth quarter of this year, however, with Samsung announcing that with the use of Heterogeneous Multi-Processing the Exynos 5 Octa will be able to use all eight cores at once.

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Meizu MX3 gets official with Exynos 5410 Octa processor and 128GB of storage

Meizu MX3 gets official with Exynos 5410 Octa processor and 128GB of storage

Meizu is a name that is perhaps best known in China. And while that may be a true statement, it looks like the recent announcement for the Meizu MX3 may bring some talk from those outside that market. Coming off of some recent rumors and leaks, Meizu has officially announced the MX3 and it will indeed have storage options ranging as high as 128GB.

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Samsung Galaxy Note III model details show Exynos Qualcomm split

Samsung Galaxy Note III model details show Exynos Qualcomm split

There's a bit of a split appearing this week in a set of leaked distribution lists for the upcoming release of the Samsung Galaxy Note III. This set of lists tipped by SamMobile has the device split into two major categories, the first of which is headed for the UK and a variety of European markets with a Samsung Exynos OCTA processor - an updated model, at that. Inside the USA, on the other hand, there'll be a Galaxy Note III with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor - just as expected.

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Samsung’s new Exynos 5 Octa processor features 20-percent power boost

Samsung’s new Exynos 5 Octa processor features 20-percent power boost

Last week, Samsung teased the update to its Exynos 5 Octa processor, promising that more details would be arriving this week. It's only Monday, and those details have already been published, showing more power than the current iteration and the use of a six-core ARM Mali-T628 GPU. We've got the rest of the details after the jump.

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Samsung Exynos 5 Octa update teased (in time for the Galaxy Note III)

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa update teased (in time for the Galaxy Note III)

Samsung is teasing a new version of its flagship Exynos 5 Octa processor, the eight-core chip found in some versions of the Galaxy S 4, with a full reveal of the "more powerful" SoC next week. The new chip, Samsung took to Twitter to gloat about, is billed as an "evolution" of the existing Exynos 5 Octa, though aside from unspecified performance improvements the South Korean company is vague as to what changes we can expect.

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Samsung Tizen phone tipped to tote quad-core Exynos processor

Samsung Tizen phone tipped to tote quad-core Exynos processor

With a Samsung multi-device event coming up on the 20th of June, it's no surprise that several machines have begun to surface well before their official unveiling. Today's suggestion is that there'll be at least one smartphone running Samsung's own non-Android operating system Tizen. This device is said to be working with a rather powerful processor under the hood, too.

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Samsung tipped to bring big.LITTLE ARM power to Chromebook

Samsung tipped to bring big.LITTLE ARM power to Chromebook

With the Samsung GALAXY S 4 in consumer hands internationally, fully stocked with Exynos OctaCore processors, so too has a new Chromebook been tipped with the same technology. While the big.LITTLE ARM processor architecture suggested for this next-generation machine has been implemented on the GALAXY S 4 (the international edition, that is) for a split between obvious "big" and "little" tasks, its usage in Chrome may be a bit less obvious. This device could very well be introduced at the June event teased by Samsung as well.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 release live in USA April 11th

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 release live in USA April 11th

Welcome to the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 in its wi-fi edition, headed to the United States for release on the 11th of April for a cool off-contract price. This device is the latest in a line of Samsung Galaxy Note-branded smart devices, each of them either bordering between smartphone and tablet or heading straight for the gold with massive displays. With the Galaxy Note 8.0 you've got an 8-inch display and the all-powerful S-Pen that marks the uniqueness of the line.

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SlashGear 101: The Samsung Exynos 5 Octa Processor

SlashGear 101: The Samsung Exynos 5 Octa Processor

When you're getting to know the 8 CPU cores of the Samsung Exynos 5 Octa SoC, you'll first want to understand that they absolutely do not work the same way as multi-core mobile processors have in the past. While the Exynos 5 Octa does have 8 CPU cores, they're never being used all at once. Instead you've got 2 distinct pairs of 4 CPU cores, four of them "big", the other four "LITTLE". The Exynos 5 Octa SoC works with what's called big.LITTLE architecture, this term coming from the British processor company ARM.

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Samsung announces production of Exynos 5 Octa chip

Samsung announces production of Exynos 5 Octa chip

Samsung announced its new flagship GALAXY S 4 last night in New York City in full broadway style, and just today we confirmed that the new device runs Qualcomm's newest Snapdragon 600 chipset in the US, while other regions will be getting Samsung's new Exynos 5 Octa processor, which the company will be putting into production starting sometime in Q2 2013.

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 disassembled before official announcement

Samsung Galaxy S 4 disassembled before official announcement

Samsung is currently announcing the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and all of the official information we have been waiting for. But for those of you who want to get a sneak peak inside of the device, we have some good news for you. A tech journalist from China was able to get his hands on the device before it's been officially released to the world. Thanks to China Unicom, a Chinese telecoms operator, he was able to get a hold of the device and disassemble it for us.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 specifications tease biggest launch in company history

Samsung Galaxy S4 specifications tease biggest launch in company history

This week we're seeing more specification theories, leaks, and downright confirmations coming for the Samsung Galaxy S IV (or S4 if you prefer) than this device's imminent reveal would suggest. The big Samsung "Be Ready 4 The Next Galaxy" invites have been dropped and note a March 14th, 2013 event to be held in Times Square, New York City - if that's not a massive venue, we don't know what is. We'll certainly be there with bells on, but before we get there, let's have a peek at what we might to see!

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