Samsung’s 2GHz Exynos 5250 Chip Features Dual-Core Cortex-A15 Processor

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They just get faster and faster and faster. I’m talking about mobile chips.

The current norm when it comes to processing speed in high-end mobile devices is 1.5GHz.  Samsung indicated months ago that it will be making 2GHz processors.  Well, it’s now official.

Samsung just announced its 2GHz Exynos 5250 System-on-Chip (SoC) which features ARM’s new dual-core Cortex-A15 processor.  Just how fast is it? Samsung says it’s twice as fast as the 1.5GHz Cortex-A9.  That’s too fast.  Most mobile device users don’t need that kind of speed but who am I to complain. Faster is still better.

What else is the Exynos 5250 good for besides delivering highly improved processing speed?  It will reportedly bring a vastly improved 3D graphics performance over existing Cortex-A9 systems with support for stereoscopic 3D displays and will also support WQXGA (2,560 x 1,600 pixel) resolutions.

The new Exynos 5250 SoC will ship in the second quarter of 2012.  Right now, let’s enjoy the 1.5GHz Cortex-A9 variant. is one of the most active tech sites in the Philippines. We enjoy sharing interesting and relevant stories about the latest trends in technology, developments in mobile phones and social media, and modern digital and geek culture.


  1. I hope octo-core will be coming soon… Then I won’t bother bringing my laptop to office everyday…

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