New Marvell Chips Tout ARM and 3D Powers
Marvell has provided more details about its Armada 600 series mobile chips. The Armada can run the ARMv7 processes, which makes it compatible with Android, Linux, and Windows Mobile devices. Armada features a 1GHz processor, and the power to push 45 million 3D triangles per second while controlling two separate displays. Marvell says the chip can be used in Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs), connected portable media players, eReaders, smartphones, and new personal information appliances.
Samsung Intros New Exynos Processor Alongside Alpha
Samsung has debuted a new mobile application processor dubbed the Exynos 5430. The 5430 falls in the Exynos 5 Octa family and uses a big.LITTLE chip configuration.
Samsung's Exynos 9 Chip Uses 10nm Process, Boasts Gigabit Modem
Samsung today announced the Exynos 9 Series 8895 application processor for premium mobile devices. The chip relies on Samsung's 10nm FinFET process with 3D transistors.
ARM's Cortex A35 Chip Promises Efficiency Gains
ARM today announced the Cortex A35 CPU, a new processor for high-volume smartphones and embedded devices. The Cortex A35 is a 64-bit application processor that uses ARM's v8-A architecture in a big.LITTLE configuration.
Qualcomm Renames 600 Series Snapdragon Chips
Qualcomm has changed the names of two 600 series Snapdragon processors. Specifically, the Snapdragon 620 and Snapdragon 618 will now be called the Snapdragon 652 and Snapdragon 650.
ARM Announces Cortex A72 for 2016's Smartphones
ARM today show off the Cortex A72, a new processor core for smartphones and tablets that delivers big gains in efficiency while still offering plenty of computing power. The company claims it reduces power consumption by 75%, but increases performance by a factor of three in smartphones.