Samsung Exynos 5 Octa as the name clearly says is an 8 core chipset based on ARM’s big.LITTLE architecture which has a clear motto, Incredible performance without compromising the battery life. It has a combination of four Cortex-A15 cores coupled with four Cortex-A7 cores. The Exynos 5 Octa is upto three times greater the Exynos 4 Quad found on Galaxy SIII and Note II.
There will be only four cores working at a time for a process depending upon the type of process. Cortex-A15 will ensure high performance on multimedia and gaming front while the A7 will be initiated for lower processes and will be more responsible in energy saving.
The Exynos 5 Octa chipset will be powering the Samsung’s next Galaxy flagship device.