Samsung Introducing Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Following the announcement of the Exynos 8 Octa three months ago, the company's 2016 flagship SoC for high-end mobile devices, Samsung has officially revealed the latest member joining the Exynos 7 Octa family, the Exynos 7 Octa 7870, delivering a new processor that is said to power the "next-generation mid-range smartphones and other mobile devices".

The Exynos 7 Octa 7870, which is built on the advanced 14-nanometer FinFET process technology, features an Octa-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz, supports 1080p 60fps video playback and WUXGA (1920×1200) display resolution, up to 16MP for both rear and front cameras or 8MP each in dual camera mode, and LTE Cat.6 2CA Modem with 300Mbps downlink speed support and FDD-TDD joint carrier aggregation.

The new Soc consumes over 30% less power compared to mobile SoCs built with 28nm High-k Metal Gate process technology at the same performance level, brings leading-edge performance and power efficiency, and area scaling benefit, as well as integrates GNSS solution that delivers fast time-to-first-fix (TTFF) feature.

According to Samsung "With increased performance and power efficiency, we anticipate widespread adoption of our new Exynos 7 Octa 7870 into mid-tier mobile devices," The company continued "Consumers will experience enhanced performance as this is the first time a mobile application processor built on advanced 14nm process is available for these types of smart mobile devices".

The Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
will be available in mass production in the first quarter of 2016 for OEMs to implement in their mid-range mobile devices.