Samsung Developing Cortex-A15-based Exynos 5440 Quad-core SoC



Samsung’s dual-core Exynos 5250 is the only SoC that is based on ARM’s Cortex-A15. Now some new information has surfaced on Samsung’s Kernel Git page that reveals a quad-core processor based on ARM Cortex-A15. Samsung has added a patch to support the new processor dubbed as Exynos 5440. The reference board is identified as “SSDK5440.”

While the clock speed and other details are a mystery, the new SoC could support ARM’s big.LITTLE processing technology.


  • A

    First in class…

  • jojo

    cant wait for it to be on s4

    • Mike

      Oh this won’t be in the S4 the exynos 5 dual core will be their going to sick with that processor for all of next year, the quad may be in the redesigned note 10.1 later this year???

      • Cenarl

        it’ll be in the s4 I would almost put money on it. The only real question is if it will be the big.little 4+4 or just A15 quad core

        • Mike

          Idk it just comes off as ridiculous overkill for a phone, I’m going with the exynos 5 but hell that would definitely slap apple if they put this quad one in lol

  • Jeff Jansen

    big.LITTLE is an A15 CPU paired with an A7. Last I heard, the A7 wasn’t ready yet. I figured this was just a regular A15 quad core. Am I missing something?