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Samsung launches new Exynos SoCs, one destined for the Galaxy S5

By Scorpus
Feb 26, 2014
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  1. MWC 2014 has been the launching ground of a number of smartphone-oriented SoCs, first from Qualcomm who launched the Snapdragon 801, 610 and 615, and then from Intel who detailed Moorefield and Merrifield. Samsung won't be left out of the...

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  2. Phone tech is kind of boring. I haven't pined for more power for a long time now.The only thing I would care about is a foldable display.
     
  3. mosu

    mosu TS Guru Posts: 422   +48

    I wonder if it's because you keep your phone in the back pocket of your jeans?
     
  4. No , I want a big *** full screen flip phone. 10 inches in a 5 inch package
     
  5. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 708   +168

    I always preferred the exynos variant over the snapdragon variant.
     
  6. Ya, a removable display doubler (flip or slide-out) could be awesome.
     
  7. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Very interesting to see LPDDR3-1600 controllers making their way to smartphones. That along with mobile CPUs breaking the 2.5 GHz mark will give desktop CPUs a run for their money :D.
     
  8. It's the year 2014. By now you should already be aware that frequency does not equal performance. Just because the tiny <3W ARM SoC runs at 2.5 GHz doesn't mean it's anywhere even remotely as fast as a vastly larger, 15W~45W laptop processor, let alone a 65W~130W desktop one.
    (Do you not remember when the first 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo chips were significantly faster than the 3.6/3.8 GHz Pentium D ones?)
     
  9. Twixtea

    Twixtea TS Rookie Posts: 86

    Moreover android is shitty optimized OS anyways.
     
  10. Emexrulsier

    Emexrulsier TS Guru Posts: 510   +46

    What would be good if they could make a clam shell phone that when open is a nice good 6" screen with no visible join.
     
  11. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Of course....... I am just saying it is very impressive.
     

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