Samsung has teased the new version of its Exynos line of processors, the Exynos 5 Octa, saying that it's coming next week, on Twitter. The company posted a tweet with a photo from the official Twitter handle Samsung Exynos saying a new version of its eight-core chipset is arriving next week. The tweet says, "A new Exynos 5 Octa is coming next week!"
The teaser posted by Samsung notes Exynos 5 Octa to be the next step in the evolution to improve power and performance of Exynos chipsets.The teaser posted by Samsung also includes a giveaway in which those participating can tweet with #ExynosEvolved and with a chance to win a new Exynos powered devices.
Samsung had earlier introduced Exynos Octa processor which is essentially two different sets of quad-core processors - a quad-core ARM Cortex A15 and a quad-core ARM Cortex A7 processor that comes loaded in the Samsung's latest flagship model, the Samsung Galaxy S4.
It is being rumoured that the announcement of the new Exynos 5 Octa processors come at a time when Samsung is preparing to unveil its next phone in the Note series, the Galaxy Note III.
A few weeks back, there was a report that claimed the new Galaxy Note III will sport a 5.7-inch display.
Previously revealed specifications for the upcoming phablet indicated that an Exynos 5 Octa processor with Mali 450 GPU with 8 cores and 3 GB of RAM will power the device. It's also rumoured that the successor to Samsung Galaxy Note II will feature a 13-megapixel rear camera. The company is likely to launch its next addition to the Note category in September, the same time when the company unveiled the Galaxy Note 2 last year.
However, the company has not revealed much other than a teaser and mentions that it will detail the exact specifications and other improvements, next week.