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Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa 8-Core Mobile Processor Detailed

A new report has revealed the first alleged details of Samsung's recently-revealed 8-core mobile processor, the Exynos 5 Octa.

According to AnandTech, the chip, which is the world's first mobile processor to sport eight cores, will utilize a PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU running at 533Mhz. Comparatively, Apple's A5X chip found in the iPad 3 houses a less-powerful GPU based on the PowerVR SGX 543MP4.

As for the Octa's GPU, it clocks in at 533Mhz, while Apple's A6 GPU integrated in the iPhone 5 runs at 266Mhz, with the iPad 4's A6X GPU clocking in at about 300Mhz.

Samsung is expected to make the Galaxy S4 the first device on the planet to feature a eight-core processor.

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