Samsung today announced a new brand name for its application
processor family. Exynos will be applied to Samsung?s application
processors, which are designed to power mobile devices such as
are excited to introduce the brand name of Exynos for Samsung's
application processor family. As consumers demand more from their
mobile products, Samsung's Exynos chips will be the power inside
enabling the coolest HD multi-media features with even longer battery
life," said Seh-Woong Jeong, executive vice president of marketing,
System LSI Division, Samsung Electronics.
Exynos associates Samsung's "smart and green" strategy adopted by its
semiconductor devices and solutions developed specifically to support
the stringent performance and power requirements of mobile devices.
Smart refers to high-performance aspect and Green represents low
power features of Samsung's application processors. Exynos originates
from the Greek words smart (exypnos) and green (prasinos).
The new naming system will be first applied to the dual core
processor codenamed Orion, which was announced in September 2010.
Carrying the name Exynos 4210, Samsung's 1GHz dual-core application
processor is scheduled for production next month.