Samsung's new chip set, the Exynos 8890 has been creating a buzz for some time. The exynos 8890 created a new high powered score on the AnTuTu benchmark site. The Exynos 8890 scored a 103,692. The chipset to score anywhere close was the Kirin 950 SoC. The Exynos 8890 scored much more then the Kirin 950 SoC. Kirin comes from Huawei, which used the Kirin chipset in its newly released handset, the Huawei Mate 8.
It is expected that the Exynos 8890 will be used in the Samsung Galaxy s7 and other high-end galaxy handsets from Galaxy. On the AnTuTu, the Kirin 950 SoC had scored more than 94K. The test on the device with the model number SM-G9300, which is believed to be the Samsung Galaxy S7.
The Exynos broke all records on GeekBench Bench marking site. The chipset produced a all-time-high score of 6908 on the multi-core segment on the test. The Exynos 8890 produced a 2294. The chip is produced by Samsung using the 14nm FinFET process. According to reports that surfaced earlier, the Samsung Galaxy S7 will have Snapdragon 820 in the variants released in the US and China. The rest of the world will get Galaxy S7 powered by a Exynos 8890 chip-set.
The Galaxy S7 is touted to sport a 5.2" flat screen that has a 5.7" curved screen. Despite rumors that the handset will be revealed much earlier, a new report says that the Galaxy S7 is expected for unveiling on February 21st. This is the day before the MWC event is to be held at Barcelona in Spain. In the earlier instance, both he Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S6 phones from Samsung were released the day before the MWC show in 2014 and 2015. The event is expected to take place on February 21st. In the historical context too, the Galaxy Flagships were released on these dates and it is likely that the Galaxy S7 too will be released on this date.