Samsung will use MediaTek SoC’s for its 2014 lineup?

According to rumors, Samsung plans to use MediaTek processors in some of its new low-end and mid-range smartphones that will be unveiled in 2014! Samsung plans to make a huge impression by incorporating quad-core and octa-core SoCs (System-on-Chips) in its affordable smartphones to compete with Chinese manufacturers and be even more competitive in the mid-range segment.

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As most of you might know, MediaTek SoCs are not known for their processing power – mainly because they rely on ARM’s Cortex … Continue reading

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Samsung Octa: Get ready for true “octa” power by the end of 2013

You’d better sit down for this guys, since it looks like Samsung just announced a… “Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) solution for the Exynos 5 Octa”. What on earth is that you may ask? In plain terms, HMP will allow the use of all 8 cores of the octa to be used at the same time!

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Currently the octa includes 4 Cortex-A15 cores and 4 Cortex-A7 cores, which is referred to as ARM big.LITTLE technology. In it’s current state, apps run on either … Continue reading

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