Tag Archive for System-on-chips

Xiaomi Mi 5s

Initial Xiaomi Mi 6 handsets will not have Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

Like many other smartphone manufactures, Xiaomi is set to launch its 2017 flagship Android device sans Qualcomm’s flagship chipset. Reports out of China claim that the Xiaomi Mi 6 will not initially ship with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, with the system-on-chip instead being included in a revised edition of the handset.

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MediaTek chip & Android smartphone

Is Samsung planning to use MediaTek SoCs?

During a recent tech forum, there was an interesting comment made by MediaTek Chairman Tsai Ming-kai, that could turn out to be a revealing slip of the tongue. Speaking with Journalists, Tsai seemingly confirmed that MediaTek has won business from Samsung.

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NVIDIA Pascal launch

Samsung could dump ARM GPUs in favour of AMD or NVIDIA

Samsung is reportedly looking for a new supply of GPUs to use with its in-house Exynos chipsets. The South Korean electronics company currently deploys Mali GPUs, which are developed by ARM, but apparently is now seeking a replacement.

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Samsung Exynos 8890 SoC

Samsung could be working on super-fast 4.0 GHz Exynos 8895 chipset

Reports have emerged that Samsung is testing a staggering-quick new Exynos chipset. The Exynos 8895 has apparently been built on a 10 nm process and can deliver a maximum clock speed of 4 GHz.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 confirmed

Qualcomm has announced the latest addition to its line-up of chipsets. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 has been expected for some time, and will offer a 10% improvement in performance over the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820.

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Intel GS45 mobile chipset

Intel to step away from smartphone and tablet chipsets

ARM-based processors are dominant when it comes to Android devices, particularly in the case of smartphones. Intel has made serious attempts to gain a significant slice of the market, but the company has not enjoyed the kind of progress it once hoped for.

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Intel Bay Trail system-on-chip

Intel to launch low cost 64-bit Android tablet chip

Intel Bay Trail is an impressive system-on-chip platform for tablets, which does a good job of achieving high performance for a relatively low cost. What’s more, the Bay Trail platform does not require a lot of power, meaning impressive battery life figures can be achieved.

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