Last night, Samsung announced the much-awaited Galaxy S5 flagship device at MWC in Barcelona, but the variant it unveiled was powered by a quad-core Snapdragon SoC. For those who prefer the Exynos SoC though need not worry as Samsung has all but confirmed that an octa-core processor maybe just around the corner. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S22 could get 50MP main rear camera sensor, not 108MP
Samsung posted an infographic, which shows how much Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones have progressed over the years. The timeline starts with the Samsung Galaxy S, which was powered by a single-core and goes up to the Galaxy S5, which according to the infographic, is powered by a quad-core as well as an octa-core SoC. Though the octa-core variant is likely to be the Exynos chipset, the infographic doesn’t explicitly say so. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A22 5G India launch nearing as support page goes live
Traditionally, Samsung has always launched the Exynos variant of its Galaxy smartphones in India. Earlier reports claim that the other variant could be powered by an Exynos 5422 octa-core processor paired with ARM-Mali-T628 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy Chromebook Go powered by Intel Jasper Lake Celeron processor revealed
There is currently no word on when Samsung might launch the octa-core version of the Galaxy S5. In the meantime though, you can read our first impressions of the Snapdragon-powered variant unveiled last night here.