Samsung has unveiled its new Exynos 5 series chipset. The Exynos 7872 SoC is built on the 14-nanometer process, which was recently spotted on the Meizu M6s. It is based on the 14 LPP (Low Power Plus) technology and features hexa-core CPU (2x 2.0GHz + 4x 1.6GHz) with the Mali G71 GPU.
The mid-range chipset supports Category 7 of the LTE modem,which makes the chipset capable of reaching a maximum downloading speed of 300Mbps and uploading speed of 150Mbps. Further, the modem also supports up to 4G network with dual-band WiFi 802.11n and Bluetooth 5.0.
With the new trend of 18:9 display, the company claims to support the Full HD+ display with maximum screen resolution of 1920×1200 pixels. On the memory front, it comes with LPDDR3 of RAM, eMMC 5.1 for built-in storage and SD 3.0 for expandable storage via microSD card.
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Other than this, the Exynos 7872 features an improved Image Signal Processor (ISP) and Multi-Format Codec (MFC) for better image and video quality. Additionally, it supports up to the 21.7-megapixel sensor for each of rear and front camera.
The ISP also enables the smartphone to feature an iris camera sensor up to 8-megapixel for enhanced authentication. And with the MFC support for encoding and decoding Full HD video at 120 frames per second.