Apple's shiny new 64-bit mobile processor has got everyone talking for or against it and even long-time rival Samsung is apparently ready to jump into the wagon. This latest rumor reveals that the company will be showcasing a 64-bit processor in its upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone, but will be putting in a slight twist.
Apple created some buzz when they announced the 64-bit A7 processor in the iPhone 5s and as we later learned, similar support may not be all that far off for Android. In fact, Samsung, by way of the Korean press, confirmed they would have smartphones with 64-bit processors in the future. Samsung did not offer specifics in terms of the processor at the time, however a recent report from Tech World has revealed that Qualcomm is working on such a chip.
Samsung mobile business chief Shin Jong-kyun, comes on the heels of Apple's unveiling of its iPhone 5S.
pitch and now we're seeing how well Samsung's new Exynos 5 Octa chip performs in reality now that it has gained Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) capabilities. Samsung's latest eight-core chip is put to the test in this series of videos published by ARM, and the results are interesting indeed.
Intel has in mind when it unveiled the Intel Quark, the latest product of its research and development. The ultra small and ultra low-power microchip is set to be the driving force behind the future of wearable devices as well as ingestible medical tools.
Moto X and DROID lineup with a dual-core (8 chip) X8 computing system, and now it appears Apple has something similar with their new iPhone 5S.
processor, verifying rumors earlier this month about a new eight-core chip in the works. The System-on-Chip (SoC), which MediaTek dubs "True Octa-Core", is set to rival or even surpass Samsung's own octa-core offering, the Exynos 5 Octa chip which it announced at the beginning of the year.
Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa offering in terms of pure core usage, due to the Exynox 5 Octa utilizing big.LITTLE tech with four Cortex-A15 and four Cortex-A7 cores.