Despite expectations that the Exynos 8890 chip will go into mass production in December, the latest rumors from South Korea suggest that Samsung has already started the production of its next flagship chip.
If the information is true, then Samsung will be able to able to start Galaxy S7 delivery in February, after the official announcement in January.
As you already know, the Exynos 8890, also known by the code names M1 and The Mongoose, will be the first chipset from Samsung, which is equipped by custom kernels, presumably, ARMv8.
Previous leaks say that this will be a 64-bit processor with a clock speed of 2.4 GHz. Like the previous processor. Exynos 7420 chipset future will be built on 14nm process technology FinFET, which is now the most effective technology.
It is also known that Samsung is preparing to go on an improved 10nm manufacturing process at the end of 2016. This means that the Exynos 8890 is not likely to be made on 10nm process technology.
To summarize, the chipset scored 2304 points in single-core Geekbench test, and 8038 points in multi-core, thereby surpassing Apple A9 in 1.1 and 1.75 times, respectively.