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.
Linaro, a not-for-profit engineering organization that focuses on developing Linux and open source technologies for ARM processors, has started building 64-bit Linux kernels for Android on ARM.
ARM says that the shift to 64-bit mobile devices is taking place faster than expected, due to demand for its high performance 64-bit architecture.