Samsung Exynos

Samsung took the stage during the International Solid State Circuit Conference where it demoed its 32nm-based Exynos mobile processor. The South Korea-based company said the chip is capable of running at speeds up to 1.5GHz. The processor is equipped with a Samsung graphics engine and supports OpenGL ES 2.0. The new chip reportedly offers a 50% increase in battery life and more than 26% the performance of today’s current 45nm Exynos processor.

Samsung won’t be holding a press conference during Mobile World Congress next week, which means the new Exynos processor could be overshadowed by NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 chip. HTC, LG and ZTE are all expected to announce new smartphones powered by Tegra 3 processors, but we’re guessing Samsung’s going to squeeze its own chip in the Galaxy S III. In any case, we’ll be sure to stop by Samsung’s booth to try to get some demo time with its quad-core Exynos chip. If it makes an appearance, that is.

[via Unwired View]