There are several different companies that design microprocessors. There is Intel, AMD, Imagination (MIPS), and Oracle (Sun SPARC) to name a few. However, none of these companies is known exclusively for their power efficiency. One company that does specialize in energy efficient processors is ARM.
Marvell has announced a new 64-bit octa-core 5-Mode 4G LTE ARMADA Mobile PXA1936 SoC aimed at high performance smartphones and tablets.
Some people are worried about the “future proofing” of the Note 4. The worry seems to be that, if Samsung keeps the Note 4 as 32-bit only, when some models are capable of running in 64-bit mode, then the Note 4 has no future, it is doomed. Such thinking really isn’t warranted. Let me explain.
In preparation for the upcoming Android L release, Google has added NDK revision 10b, with a 64-bit Android L developer preview emulator for easier 64-bit optimization app testing.
Samsung’s Exynos 5433 SoC, found in some versions of the Galaxy Note 4, has been identified as a 64-bit big.LITTLE chipset with Cortex A57 and A53 processors, Mali T760 GPU on Samsung’s new 20nm process. A 64-bit SoC, so why is Note 4 only 32-bit?
The age of 64-bit mobile computing is upon us, mainly thanks to ARM. These new processors are faster and open up mobile platforms to a whole range of new possibilities, all while staying true to ARM’s low-power heritage.
In a series of posts on Weibo, HTC has given a few details about what it has planned for IFA and its Desire 820.
Nvidia is showing off a bit about their new 64-bit Tegra K1 mobile processor for Android. Claiming it the first 64-bit ARM processor for Android, and promising PC-class performance.
According to two recent merges to the AOSP master branch, 64-bit Android API levels will be renamed to non-numeric characters, starting with Android “L”.
A new Samsung device listed as SM-G510F has been spotted in a recent Benchmark. The low-end handset could be Samsung’s first 64-bit phone.