MediaTek’s new MT6732 mobile SoC is 64-bit and LTE compatible and is based on four ARM Cortex A53 cores.
At MWC 2014 Intel has formally unveiled its Atom Merrifield and Moorefield 64-bit chips, with plans to release the dual-core Merrifield in the first half of this year.
Intel will be introducing two processors from its Merrifield and Bay Trail brands for tablets and smartphones at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Intel CEO, Brian Krzanich, has told an investor earnings call that 64-bit Bay Trail powered Android tablets will be ready for Q2 2014.
Intel has revealed that it has been making code contributions to the 64-bit version of Android 4.4 KitKat and that the kernel work is now complete. The chip giant has worked to ensure that, at the kernel level at least, OEMs using its Silvermont based Atom processors have a 64-bit version of Android available for use on their devices.
According to new reports Qualcomm, Nvidia and Broadcom are all ready to release 64-bit quad-core processors during the first six months of 2014. The new chips could be announced shortly, maybe even as soon as January during CES 2014.
Speaking at a special investor’s event, Intel revealed that it plans to bring Android-powered 64-bit devices to the market sometime next year.
ARM has denied rumors it is working on a 128 bit processor after a website quotes an unnamed ARM official who predicted “that a 128-bit processor could hit the market in the next two years.”
The Galaxy S5 may come with a 64-bit processor inside, a new report says, although the phone is yet to become official. Read on or more details!
We’ve already heard that Samsung is close to completing the development of a 64-bit Exynos chip, but now we have official confirmation. A director with Samsung’s System LSI division confirmed during a conference call that the chipmaker is ready to manufacture its first 64-bit SoC.