According to South Korean media Korea times reports, Samsung and Apple relation has deteriorated, so in order to reduce its dependence on Apple orders, Samsung is contacting with the Chinese smartphone manufacturers, ZTE and Huawei, and hopes to get more contracts for its new processor, to offset the losses from all aspects of the Apple.
However, the real attraction point of this report is that this Exynos 5 Octa eight-core processor will be loaded in Samsung Galaxy Note III, which will be officially launched in the second half of this year. And previously, ZTE has exposed a Nubia Z7 flagship new machine, whose 6.3-inch touch screen and Samsung’s eight-core processor configurations have a striking similarity with the Samsung Galaxy Note III.
If the South Korean media report will final turn true, then Samsung Galaxy Note III may become the first smartphone equipped with eight-core processor. Its characteristic is that it uses the 28nm process technology and the ARM-based Big.Little architecture, and uses the 1.8GHz A15 architecture processor and the 1.2GHz A7 architecture quad-core chip to handle different tasks.
For example, it uses the more powerful A15 quad-core processor to handle high-load processing tasks, while the A7 architecture quad-core processor relatively handle easier tasks. In addition, this eight-core processor will reduce 70% energy consumption than other processors, and the 3D performance will reach twice as much of all the products in the market.
The Samsung Galaxy Note III will continue to be close to the tablet in touch screen size, and it’s rumored that it will use the 6.3-inch full HD touch screen and the resolution will reach FHD (1920 × 1080 pixels) specification. In addition, Samsung will provide more new exclusive applications and functions for the product’s S Pen.
As for the upgrade of the phone hardware configuration, it’s also quite significant, it’s rumored that it will have 3GB RAM memory and 128GB large storage space, and the built-in camera will be upgraded to 16 million pixels. As to the sales price of the Samsung Galaxy Note III, the exposured message is that the price in Europe may be up to about 620 pounds.