Samsung unveils high-performance dual core ARM Cortex-A9 application processor for Smartphone and Tablet Devices
Samsung today introduced the latest addition to its Exynos product family – the Exynos 4212 – a dual core ARM Cortex-A9 application processor, designed on Samsung’s advanced 32nm High-K Metal Gate (HK/MG) low-power process. With best-in-class performance, the dual-core Exynos 4212 offers mobile device systems architects a new solution designed to support a high-quality user-experience and energy-efficient requirements of smartphones and tablet devices. In addition to the 25percent increase in processing power, the new Samsung Exynos 4212 -dual core ARM Cortex-A9 application processor features an enhanced graphics processing unit (GPU) that is capable of delivering 50 percent higher 3D graphics performance over the previous processor generation from Samsung.
The Exynos 4212 incorporates a rich portfolio of advanced codec accelerators that support digital still images, video recording and play-back at 1080p full-HD resolution, an image signal processor and an on-chip HDMI 1.4 interface. Samsung’s new Exynos 4212 application processor will be sampling to select customers in Q4 2011.