SEOUL, Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that its Exynos 5 Dual application processor powers the new Nexus 10 tablet from Google, with the highest WQXGA (2560x1600) resolution in the market. The Exynos 5 Dual is the world’s first application processor based on the ARM® Cortex™-A15 CPU, which has been designed with both performance and power efficiency in mind to bring superb user experience in mobile devices.
“We are very pleased to reveal that Samsung’s most advanced mobile application processor, the Exynos 5 Dual, is the engine that powers Google’s Nexus 10 tablet,” said TH Kim, vice president of System LSI marketing, Device Solutions, Samsung Electronics. “Exynos 5 Dual is our first application processor designed specifically for high-end tablets and mobile computing applications. With ARM’s newest Cortex™ A15 core and Samsung’s low-power 32nm High-K Metal Gate (HKMG) process, customers can expect incredible performance with astounding energy efficiency.”
The Exynos 5 Dual, with two ARM® Cortex™-A15 CPUs running at a blazing 1.7GHz, accompanied by four powerful Mali™-T604 GPU cores, full high definition multimedia capabilities, built-in ISP for camera/image processing, and the widest memory bandwidth available in mobile SoCs at 12.8 GB/s, is the only solution currently in the market to support the richest media and computing experience in stunning WQXGA resolution within the mobile environment.
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