If you were feeling happy to be a proud owner of a Quad core processor which has really good speed and helps in multitasking then think again. Samsung’s CEO Stephen Woo unveiled a new super 8-core micro processor during a keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The new Exynos5 Octa is processor that has two sets of four-core processors each. The new processor is made to run intense apps while also conserving energy upto 70 percent while handling basic tasks.The key function of the new processor is to allow users to do several things at once while also making sure that the battery is not drained too quickly.
In one demo he showed a search for dinner on a Samsung tablet. The tablet pulls up several sites like Urbanspoon, Google Maps, etc. and it’s able to do this without any disruption in the browser, Woo said. He also promised no dropped frames or stutters in HD movie playback. This chip is designed for high-end smartphones and tablets.
Glen Roland, vice president and head of mobile platform for Electornic Arts, came on stage to show a demo of a 3D game. Roland says this chip is about more than the speed of the processor, it’s about the multitasking and 3D capabilities.The Octo chip also offers up to a 70 percent savings on battery due to the new silicon.
The new Exynos5 Octa is the next product which is going to bring a revolution in the Smartphone and tablet world. Woo said the company has these processors already in 53 million devices. Last year the company introduced its Exynos5 dual processor, which is what’s inside the Nexus 10 and Chromebook devices.