We’ll have to change our terminology for Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa mobile chips now. We’ve been calling them “not-quite” eight core CPUs since they can’t actually use all eight at once, but the company’s new Heterogeneous Multi-Processing solution is going to change that. Once it’s available in Q4 it will let devices access both sides of the big.LITTLE ARM configuration simultaneously, which it claims will increase both performance and efficiency. While software threads with high priority use the “big” A15 core, lower priority tasks can run on the “small” A7 without needing to switch back and forth. Samsung isn’t the only one running this setup however, as MediaTek announced an implementation for its MT8135 back in July. There are more details included in the press release (after the break) but we’re not seeing any confirmation if this will ever be enabled on existing / announced devices like some flavors of the Galaxy S 4 or the Meizu MX3. Either way, the folks at Qualcomm might want to put together another video.