NVIDIA finally announced the much anticipated successor to their popular Tegra 3 quad-core processor. That being their new and improved Cortex-A15 quad-core Tegra 4 superchip. Today however NVIDIA has just announced another quad-core processor for the Tegra family. It's called the Tegra 4i and is geared for the mass smartphone market with integrated 4G LTE.
Qualcomm has announced the dates for the Uplinq 2013 Mobile Developers Conference. Simply put, this years event will run from September 3 to 5. The conference will be held in San Diego and according to Qualcomm, will offer attendees an overview and deep-dive into technical education and business development opportunities.
Tegra 4 processor earlier in the week and now we have some big processor news coming from Samsung. Simply put, they have officially announced the Exynos 5 Octa chip. Samsung has said that this chip is the world’s first mobile application processor to implement the ARM big.LITTLE processing technology from the Cortex A15 processor.
Qualcomm have outlined and detailed their attack on the mobile processor market for 2013. With their highly popular quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro being the king of the latter half of 2012, they're back with two brand new and improved quad-core Snapdragon's for 2013. With improvements to all areas from speed to battery life, read on for the full details.
NVIDIA has apparently leaked in a set of slides today, confirming the Tegra 4 processor along with some mighty impressive specs. The leaked slide details the SoC as "Wayne" and shows a significant increase in graphics cores, USB 3.0 support, 28nm processor fabrication for more efficiency, and much much more. They're touting 6x the graphics performance of Tegra 3. Read on for the full details.
Intel might be preparing to acquire NVIDIA. The mobile processing market is really getting competitive as of late and this could give Intel the edge they so badly need. What's even crazier is the talk that Intel will make a switch at CEO and have NVIDIA's own take charge of the entire ship.
Nexus 10 tablet is the only production mobile processor currently based on the Cortex-A15. The chip is extremely fast, powerful, and efficient, and now we're hearing their upcoming quad-core powerhouse will be the same. Samsung's own Kernel Git page has confirmed their upcoming Exynos 5440 quad-core, although we had our suspicions already. A processor we're all hoping will be powering their upcoming Galaxy S4 smartphone.
quad-core smartphones were already overkill, then next year you'll surely be singing the same tune. The popular Chinese company ZTE apparently has plans to release their own flagship beast of a smartphone called the ZTE Apache. Complete with an impressive Cortex-A15 based 8-core processor. Yup, we said 8. More details after the break.
Galaxy S III. Samsung's being very vocal about this new chipset, so lets take a look.
Intel kicked off their major attempt into the smartphone market with the release of their Medfield Atom processor for smartphones. We've covered it plenty in the past and their first retail phone the Lava XOLO we got some hands-on with last week. While their first Android smartphone is decent, it's not up to par with the newer dual-core and quad-core processors we've been seeing. Their latest leaked roadmap however shows us their plans.