Samsung launched new Exynos 7904 SoC specially made for mid-range smartphones. The Exynos 7904 is the latest octa-core mobile SoC in the Exynos 7 series. The Exynos 7904 is said to supplies high-end multimedia and imaging performance, network connectivity, and effortless multitasking experience on mid-range smartphones.
The Samsung’s semiconductor division is based on the 14nm process, with eight cores arranged in a 2+6 core cluster. The architecture consists of two Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 1.8GHz for resource-intensive tasks, while six Cortex-A53 cores are clocked at 1.6GHz to handle regular tasks that don’t require heavy processing.
The Exynos 7904 SoC also has support for triple rear cameras, which means significantly better bokeh results, or a single rear camera with a resolution of up to 32-megapixel. It also supports full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) video playback at 120fps and UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) video playback at 30fps. Moreover, the chipset is also capable of powering smartphones with a display resolution of up to full-HD+.
For connectivity, the Samsung Exynos 7904 SoC is equipped with an embedded LTE modem which has support for Cat.12 3-carrier aggregation (CA) standard which facilitates a peak download speed of 600Mbps. However, samsung has not revealed first smartphone that will come with the Exynos 7904 SoC processor.