Samsung has announced its new Exynos 5 Dual CPU for tablets PCs, providing more power and larger screen resolutions.
Samsung reveals the Exynos 5 Dual has a GPU capable of supporting a WQXGA display solution, which transcends to an eye popping 2,560 x 1,600 pixels – better than Apple's Retina display (2,048 x 1,536) found on the new iPad.
It also features a Cortex-A15 dual-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz, and supports 1080p, 60fps video decoding, the "best 3D graphics performance" and high-speed interfaces such as USB 3.0 and SATA3.
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So what does this all mean for us? Well it looks like Samsung is ensuring it's well equipped for the next generation of its Galaxy Tab range – with the Exynos 5 Dual ready to take on Apple and its iPad.
We can expect the next Samsung tablets to sport stunning displays, putting them on par with, or even super-ceding, Apple's Retina display.
The beefy dual-core processor will also see 3D, console-quality gaming take another step forward on tablets and with improved full HD video support, watching movies on your slate will become a simpler and more enjoyable experience.
There's currently no word from the Korean firm on when the Exynos 5 Dual will appear in devices, however ARM has hinted that a new Samsung tablet, complete with an Exynos 5 processor, could be with us before the year is out.