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Samsung unveils Exynos 7-series 7904 SoC; may power upcoming Galaxy M phone

The new SoC is expected to power one of the three Galaxy M-series smartphones that will be unveiled on January 28

Khalid Anzar  |  New Delhi 

Samsung, Exynos 7-series processor, Exynos 7904

Samsung, a South Korean semiconductor manufacturer, on January 21 announced the Exynos 7-series 7904 mobile processor. The midrange system-on-chip is optimised for improved network connectivity and graphic performance while consuming less energy compared to its predecessor – the Exynos 7885. The new SoC is expected to power one of the three Galaxy M-series smartphones that will be unveiled on January 28.

Built on a 14-nanometer (nm) process, the Exynos 7-series 7904 has two Cortex-A73 cores that run at a maximum operating frequency of 1.8-gigahertz (GHz), and six Cortex-A53 cores that run at 1.6GHz. In comparison, the Exynos 7885 SoC also has an octacore set-up with two Cortex-A73 cores that run at a maximum operating frequency of 2.2GHz, and six Cortex-A53 cores that run at 1.6GHz.

The reduction in maximum operating frequency of the bigger core is expected to result in improved power efficiency.

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The processor has an embedded LTE modem that supports Cat.12 3-carrier aggregation (CA) for up to 600-megabits-per-second (Mbps) downlink speed. It supports single-camera resolution of up to 32-megapixel and triple-camera set-up, which is also expected to be a part of at least one of the upcoming Galaxy M-series smartphones.

is committed to bringing world-class innovative technologies for the consumers. With smartphones driving the digital revolution, Indian market has great potential. The Exynos 7 Series 7904 will enable advanced mobile experiences in a broader range of devices with triple-camera support, powerful performance and connectivity,” said Rajeev Sethi, Senior Director and Head of Sales and Marketing, Device Solutions, India.

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First Published: Mon, January 21 2019. 15:21 IST
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