Nowadays, octa core processors is the trend. Be it Samsung Galaxy S6, the Nexus 6P or OnePlus 2. We often think octa core is more powerful than Quad-core processors. That’s because it has double the number of processors cores of Quad-core. But it ain’t true, so checkout the latest battle between them i.e Quad Core vs Octa Core.
Quad Core vs Octa Core :
The key difference lies in the way the processor cores are set up. In Quad-core chips, each core is put to work simultaneously on a given task which ensures fast and fluid multitasking, smooth 3D game play, super speed camera performance, etc.On the other hand, octa core chips function as dual quad core with work being split between them according to type. The low powered set of cores are employed mostly. Faster set of cores comes into play for advanced tasks.
Quad Core vs Octa Core : Purpose
The more powerful a CPU is, the more power it has to draw from a device’s battery. So, the battery life gets plummeted. For a majority of tasks, processing power isn’t required much like navigating through hone screens, checking texts and browsing the Web. But HD video, gaming and photo manipulation are. Octa core concept seems to be a bit practical way tower extend a modern handset’s battery life without compromising performance where required.