Samsung just unveiled its latest chip that might power of some of its flagship phones. The Exynos 7872 is a member of the mid-range 5 series but includes a ton of features.

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The Exynos 7872 is built on a 14nm process with a hexa-core CPU, which is divided into two clusters: 2x Cortex-A73 (2.0Ghz) cores and 4x  Cortex-A53 (1.6Ghz). Some of its neat features include the fast charging capability which Samsung says is a two-fold upgrade from its predecessor.

The new chip is also allows for use of an Iris Scanner, something that’s usually only see on flagship devices. There are a few downside to thi chip, also a downside to this mid-range chip. The Exynos 7872 only supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 for the display and video recording, the camera is also only limited to 1080p @120 fps and won’t be able to  record 2160p videos.


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